The Visual Effects Society names Academy Award winner John Dykstra recipient of VES Lifetime Achievement Award.
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UK-based Union Visual Effects relocates to a larger facility in London’s Soho district; new studio also houses an advanced review theatre, featuring a 4K projector.
The Visual Effects Society announces business roundtables for 2013 VES Summit; Women in VFX, Facilities of the Future, Crowd Sourcing Funds, Virtual Studios and The Art of the Deal in Content Creation among 12 featured interactive sessions.
Spin VFX announces its Outstanding Special Visual Effects Emmy win as part of the Game of Thrones VFX team.
The Visual Effects Society issues a call for submissions for the 12th Annual VES Awards honoring the most outstanding visual effects in film, television, animation, commercials, special venue projects and video games.
The Television Academy Special Visual Effects Peer Group honors VFX Emmy nominees Jay Worth, Paul Graff and Tobias Mannewitz at an event at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre on Monday, September 9.
Station Films signs Director and Oscar-nominated VFX Supervisor Cedric Nicolas-Troyan for commercial representation.
The full lineup of speakers planned for VIEW CONFERENCE 2013 is unveiled, including a keynote presentation from ILM’s John Knoll as well as presentations and talks from ILM’s Roger Guyett, Digital Domain’s Eric Nash, Image Engine’s Peter Muyzers, Sony Picture’s Troy Saliba and Parag Havaldar, the Moving Picture Company’s Marco Carboni, Sony Animation’s Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn, Pixar’s Sandra Karpman and Lucia Modesto, MacGuff’s Bruno Chauffard, computer graphics scientist Paul Debevec, and many more.
VIEW 2013 announces a production session with ILM visual effects supervisor Roger Guyett on the reimagining of the legendary Star Trek franchise for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness.
Spin VFX provides over 1,000 visual effects shots across three seasons of Showtime series The Borgias.
Opus Visual Effects produces the visual effects for Infinity Films’ supernatural reality drama, Siberia, which debuted on NBC in July.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Program Director Nicolás Villarreal shares his insights on the school’s new visual development degree program as well as the challenges of helping students become working professionals.
Cinesite VFX Supervisor Matt Johnson tells a tale of two “digital” cities in recreating key environments for Marc Forster’s new zombie film.
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.
SIGGRAPH 2013 releases an early preview of its schedule of production sessions to be featured at this year’s conference and as part of the Computer Animation Festival.