SIGGRAPH announces the complete lineup for this year’s Production Sessions program for its 42nd annual conference, set for August 9-13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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New alliance gives the two VFX houses a combined staff of over 525 artists worldwide, with capacity for 675 at their studios in London, Vancouver and Montréal.
Former Fox communications executive Dan Berger fills the void left by Chip Sullivan, who departed DWA in April for a job at NBC.
In this four-part interview from FMX 2015, Christopher Townsend, the overall VFX Supervisor on ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ provides a detailed overview of the key components of the Marvel Studios tentpole.
Australian animation and visual effects studio completes more than 1,000 shots for Seth MacFarlane’s raunchy sequel, ‘Ted 2.’
In this two-part interview from FMX 2015, Digital Domain founder and former CEO Scott Ross discusses the major issues affecting today’s visual effects industry, including flawed economic models, lack of a trade association, studio wage collusion, and government subsidies.
With an extensive list of credits including ‘Jupiter Ascending,’ ‘The Best of Me,’ ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ ‘Riddick,’ ‘White House Down’ and ‘Underworld Awakening,’ Marc A. Rousseau joins Cinesite’s Montréal Studio as VFX Executive Producer.
The Academy invites 26 new members to join the Short Films and Feature Animation branch; 23 new members are invited to join the Visual Effects branch.
DreamWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV appoints Chapter One Films founder Matt Kaplan to head newly launched feature film division, Awesomeness Films.
The Academy ups the number of eligible films in the VFX category to 20; Short films qualifying via a theatrical release must now have a theater run in Los Angeles County for at least seven consecutive days with at least one screening per day.
Blackmagic digital film cameras were used to shoot scenes and stunt work in ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ and ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ while Fusion Studio was used for compositing and to help create action sequences for ‘Spy’ and ‘Barely Lethal.’
Hollywood-based VFX house Flash Film Works relies on Fusion Studio from Blackmagic Design for compositing work on car chases, helicopter stunts and intricate fight scenes for 20th Century Fox’s ‘Spy.’
The first CG-animated feature to be fully funded and produced in the Middle East, Barajoun Entertainment’s ‘Bilal’ is based on the story of Bilal ibn Rabah, a companion of Prophet Mohammed.
Directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Allesandro Carlon, ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ arrives in theaters on January 29, 2016.
‘Interstellar’ VFX supervisor Andrew Lockley details how his team used cineSync to help develop the groundbreaking visual effects for numerous Christopher Nolan films.
Veteran animator best known for his work with Walt Disney Animation Studios will teach classes on the fundamentals of character animation beginning in the fall of 2015.
Fox Animation lands the rights to the Harvey and Eisner Award-nominated graphic novel by ‘Lumberjanes’ creator Noelle Stevenson.
Set to The Who’s “Baba O’Riley,” new trailer reveals the film’s plot, which centers around Charlie Brown’s quest to win the heart of the Little Red-Haired Girl.
Based on the characters created by Ross Bagdasarian, ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip’ is directed by Walt Becker and theaters everywhere on December 23, 2015.
Walt Disney Animation Studios celebrates its upcoming projects and its legacy through show-stopping presentations, engaging panels and immersive experiences at D23 EXPO 2015.
As one of the main visual effects vendors on the film, Method Studios delivers 247 complex VFX shots for ‘San Andreas,’ including the entire downtown Los Angeles sequence, in which an earthquake decimates the city.
Unique, annual five-day festival for digital artists running September 15-19 announces a fresh line-up of 31 renowned speakers, regional meet-ups, and THU TV.
Leading DI house colorist Stephen Nakamura employs Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve for D-Cinema and Dolby Vision color grades for director Brad Bird’s sci-fi adventure ‘Tomorrowland.’
New television ad for Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’ reveals additional footage, showcasing the film’s humorous edge but still packed with plenty of action.