At the 39th SIGGRAPH conference in LA this week it was all about improving the virtual production workflow.
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Autodesk, Inc. has partnered with Lightstorm Entertainment and Weta Digital to develop the next generation of virtual production technology for the motion picture industry.
It’s critical that an international team be formed to lead your project right from the beginning. As the story and characters are developed you must have folks who are knowledgeable about what will and what will not work in the West.
I’m in the UK having recently returned from attending the Cannes Film Festival, followed shortly thereafter by the Annecy International Animation Festival. These two events, both in France, separated by just a few days, are the premiere festivals in the international calendar for live action and animation respectively.
Southpaw Technology announced that it has signed a 100-seat licensing deal with the Korean visual effects studio, Dexter Digital.
Super 78 Studios has added “attraction concept and development” to the roster of services it provides theme parks and special venues.
The growth of the Trans-Pacific animation production pipeline has created business opportunities for animation communities both in Asia and abroad.
Bron Studios announces the launch of Bron Animation to develop and produce original kid’s animated intellectual properties for television and film starting with animated series “Mighty Mighty Monsters.”
A COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO, I POSTED A BLOG ON PRODUCING FILMS BASED ON INDIGENOUS STORIES AND CHARACTERS. I PROMISED TO FOLLOW IT UP, SO HERE IT IS
Following in the footsteps of the record-breaking Marvel Studios’ release “Marvel’s The Avengers,” production on the highly anticipated film “Iron Man 3.”
SGO's Mistika was used for the stereoscopic 3D post production work for China's first 3D IMAX martial arts action film “The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate,” which won Best Visual Effects and Best Costume Designer at the Asian Film Awards.
Legend3D makes distributed production a reality by employing TACTIC across studios in San Diego, Los Angeles, and India.
I’m returning from two days spent teaching a program at The Animation Workshop on producing independent animated feature films and the particular challenges of doing so in Europe.
With a mission to connect high-end talent with awesome brands, iartists has launched in Los Angeles to represent directors, designers, animators, visual effects pros, storytellers and digital experts, working across platforms, devices and spaces.
Laika has named “Coraline” producer Mary Sandell head of production at the Portland, OR-based stop-motion animation studio.
FMX 2012 will highlight the advent of Virtual Production with programming tracks on World Building and Previs, Megasessions covering “Reel Steel,” “Tintin” and “Hugo,” VFX showcases on “Battleship” and “The Hunger Games,” and animation highlights covering “Dr. Seuss' The Lorax” and Marvel's “The Avengers.”
Twentieth Century Fox has hired Kira Goldberg and Jason Young to join the studio's senior ranks, filling a gap left by the departure of three senior executives last year.
"Defiance," the revolutionary transmedia event launching in Spring 2013, has commenced production on the series pilot in Toronto, ON. An unprecedented partnership between Syfy and Trion Worlds, "Defiance" is the first-ever convergence of television and Massive Multiplayer Online gaming, featuring an interconnected world and storylines that will co-exist on both platforms.
Bill Dennis talks about important steps in the process of putting together an indigenous feature film production, from story to distribution.
At the annual National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, Adobe will showcase new software and innovations that improve how broadcasters, filmmakers and video professionals create, deliver and monetize high-quality productions across multiple screens.
Aspera announced that Universal Pictures has deployed the Aspera faspex solution to send, receive and share large media files internationally between production facilities and post-production houses.