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Blogs Watch Oscar-Winning VFX Supervisor Paul Franklin Talk Inception and Batman VFX at VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 8:42am

Watch Oscar-winning VFX Supervisor Paul Franklin talk about his work on Christopher Nolan's films Inception and The Dark Knight Rises at VIEW 2012. Watch dozens of fantastic interviews with top industry leaders at VIEW 2011 and 2012.

Headline News Live Stream of 2012 Annie Awards - Watch Tonight Feb 4, 2012 at 7 pm PST!

By Dan Sarto | Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 12:49pm

Join us for the Annies Awards - watch the live stream from Royce Hall on the campus of UCLA, in Los Angeles, California - 7 pm PST on Saturday, February 4th, 2012!

Headline News DVD Releases For September 9, 2008

NIGHT WATCH and DAY WATCH hit Blu-ray for the first time, plus the release of THE FORBIDDEN KINGDOM on DVD/Blu-ray, more CHIPMUNKS with some SYLVESTER AND TWEETY MYSTERIES, all on home video today.

THE FORBIDDEN KINGDOM On DVD And Blu-ray

Headline News AWNtv Presents All 16 FJORG! Shorts!

SIGGRAPH 2008 is in the past, but its 32-hour animation marathon competition, FJORG!, lives on AWNtv. Watch all 16 films of FJORG!, in addition to a special behind-the-scenes doc on the event. Congrats to team GROJF! for their winning short "The Red Truck," as well as all the other dedicated competitors.

And AWNtv's cool vids of the week are: Pierre Ducos and Bertrand Bey's TRUE COLOR, Jon Yeo's BEAUTY IS THE PROMISE OF HAPPINESS, and Cristina Diana Seresini's FUORIFUOCO.

Watch them now!

Headline News Unrated Day Watch to Explode from Fox on DVD

DAY WATCH, the even more successful Russian sequel to NIGHT WATCH, debuts Oct. 30 on DVD in an unrated version (Fox Home Ent., $27.98). Set in a world where an age-old truce between the conflicted dark ones and light ones hangs in the balance among the unsuspecting humans, the action-packed fantasy thriller is once again directed by Timur Bekmambetov, based on the best-selling novels by Sergei Luyanenko.

Headline News Digital Musings From the Editor:

Following the Russian blockbuster NIGHT WATCH, comes DAY WATCH, which broke the record in its home country and is now playing from Fox Searchlight. VFXWORLD recently spoke with supervisor Vladimir Lechinski about the sci-fi thriller and the maturing vfx industry in Russia.

Meanwhile, there's the latest excerpt from POSER 7 REVEALED, which teaches you how to attach props to elements; Bryan Hoff reviews NVIDIA's new Quadro FX 5600 graphics card; and there's still a certain PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN sequel with lots of new wrinkles from ILM that is coming very soon.

Headline News Night Watch Creeps on DVD

The first in the blockbuster vampire trilogy from Russia, NIGHT WATCH, bows on DVD (Fox Home Ent., $27.98) June 20, 2006. Directed by Timur Bekmambetov, NIGHT WATCH is a present-day struggle in Moscow between the forces of light and darkness. Included in the two-disc set are both Russian-language and English-language widescreen versions. In fact, the subtitles are graphically inserted for creative effect.

Headline News Night Watch Director Signs with Rogue Pictures

Writer-director Timur Bekmambetov, whose NIGHT WATCH series is a sensation in Russia, has inked a one-year, first-look deal with Rogue Pictures for English-language flicks, reports VARIETY. The second film in his horror/sci-fi series, DAY WATCH, was released on New Years Day and has already become the highest grossing film in Russian history. The first film in the series, NIGHT WATCH, is set to hit theaters in the States Feb. 17, 2006, from Fox Searchlight.

Headline News Night Watch Invades U.S. on Feb. 17

With the popular Russian sci-fi thriller, NIGHT WATCH (NOCHNOI DOZOR), set to platform Feb. 17 in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco from Fox Searchlight Pictures, the second part of the trilogy, DAY WATCH, has just shattered box office records in Moscow. Fox Searchlight will release DAY WATCH theatrically later in 2006. The third part, DAWN WATCH, is currently in pre-production.

DAY WATCH premiered in Moscow on Jan. 1 with the biggest opening day gross ever at $2.1M. The three-day cume was $7.8M. DAY WATCH is now approaching a record $30M.

Headline News Mr. X Creates Effects For Default's Wasting My Time Video

Mr. X, Inc. has completed the photo-realistic visual effects, compositing and online conform for Default's first music video, "Wasting My Time." The video was directed by Noble Jones. Wasting My Time is the third collaboration for Mr. X and Director Jones, who recently completed music videos for Doyle Bramhall II and Smokestack's "Green Light Girl" and Sugar Jones' "How Much Longer." The music video starts with a young woman looking at her watch.