Directed by MTh’s Grady Hall and featuring visual effects and post-production from Mirada, “Safe and Sound,” the popular music video from indie pop duo Capital Cities, receives nominations for MTV’s 2013 Video Music Awards including Best Art Direction and Best Visual Effects.
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Nominations for the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards are announced, with Fox’s Bob's Burgers and The Simpsons facing off in the animated program category against Nickelodeon’s Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, Cartoon Network’s Regular Show, and Comedy Central’s South Park.
Pixar Animation Studios celebrates 25 years of Pixar’s RenderMan at SIGGRAPH 2013 with a commemorative Users Group Meeting and a number of special presentations.
A panel on the State of the Visual Effects Industry, moderated by Jim Hillin with panelists Dave Rand, Scott Squires, Scott Ross and IATSE representative Steve Kaplan, will be held at SIGGRAPH 2013 in Ballroom AB on Thursday, July 25, from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Imagineer Systems demonstrates the newest version of mocha Pro, with improved international character support and significant features to help artists work more efficiently, at SIGGRAPH 2013.
The results of a feasibility study aimed toward reducing the impact of foreign tax incentives on the visual effects industry find that international subsidies that injure domestic industries can be challenged in the International Trade Court.
Practical effects company 32TEN Studios provides a number of practical effects for Guillermo del Toro’s newly-released Pacific Rim.
VFX company Tippett forms a partnership with visual technology group Pixelux Entertainment to supply and license Hollywood-style original and creature animations for the Efexio special effects marketplace with the creation of an exclusive “Tippett Creature Shop,” featuring downloadable quality animations of creatures.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces the establishment of a new postproduction, visual effects and animation company at the landmark Tri-Main Center in Buffalo, NY.
Visual effects house Cinesite completes over 430 shots on Paramount’s World War Z, as well as stereo conversion of the visual effects.
SIGGRAPH 2013 releases the final lineup of 15 Production Sessions to be featured at this year’s conference.
The just-concluded COLLIDER Digital Production Conference wraps up its inaugural three-day run in midtown Manhattan this week, including the VFX Town Hall event held on Monday, June 10.
The veteran creative director and founder of Proof Inc. shares his insights on previs, postvis, pitchvis and the growing importance of visualization across the entire filmmaking process.
The Vancouver Film School announces the addition of an Animation & Visual Effects campus located in a 106,000 square foot city-owned space in Gastown.
Framestore NY provides rendered effects for Alex Gibney's latest documentary, We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks.
The Manhattan Edit Workshop announces an all-star lineup for the “Inside The Cutting Room: Sight, Sound and Story” event on June 8th, including LOOK Effects' Jeff Wozniak.
RE:Vision Effects releases RE:Match for Nuke and Fusion, with automatic color matching for multicam and stereo shoots
Lucasfilm announces the promotion of John Knoll to Chief Creative Officer of Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), serving alongside ILM President, Lynwen Brennan.
VFX company LOOK Effects helps “The Grand Budapest Hotel” find financial support from Baden-Württemberg’s regional funding agency.
The Academy hosts the final event in its three-week VFX Convergence craft series, “From Matte Paintings to Full Environments and Set Extensions,” moderated by visual effects branch governor Craig Barron and visual effects branch member Theresa Rygiel.