Jon Favreau’s photoreal adventure brings in $255.8 million domestically and $452.8 million internationally, roaring past the $700 million mark at the global box office on Monday for a global total of $708.6 million.
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Twenty-first edition of European conference spotlighting animation, visual effects, games and transmedia saw a new all-time high of 3,500 attendees.
New trailer shows off more of Giant Country, showcasing the stunning visuals created by Weta Digital and VFX supervisor Kevin Andrew Smith.
Filmakademie graduate and Disney/Pixar Character TD Tanja Krampfert discusses the creation of Joy in ‘Inside Out,’ while DoP Patrick Lin illuminates the special camera set-up designed to parallel the main character’s emotional journey.
Joe Letteri, senior VFX supervisor and studio director at Weta Digital, discusses the use of digital characters and virtual production technology on the three 'Hobbit' films.
Created to discover emerging talent and help launch graduates into careers at the world’s top studios, over the past six years The Rookies has placed more than 70 young artists with internships at companies such as Weta Digital, Double Negative, The Mill, Gameloft, Crytek, Framestore and Epic Games.
Weta Digital wins Outstanding Visual Effects in a Feature Film for their work on ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ at 10th Anniversary Gala honoring artists and innovators.
Twenty scientific and technical achievements involving 11 distinct investigations are selected for further consideration for 2015 Academy Awards.
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.
Top industry professionals in animation, effects, games and transmedia share their thoughts on the success of the FMX Conference, which celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2015.
Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia celebrates its 20th Anniversary with ‘20 Years of ‘Toy Story,’ presentation from VFX luminary Joe Letteri, ‘20 years of Weta Digital,’ and ‘40 years of Industrial Light & Magic.’
New video showcases visual effects created for the final installment of Peter Jackson’s ‘Hobbit’ trilogy, including key battle sequences and the destruction of Laketown.
Visual effects festival, conference and job fair to include presentations on the invisible effects of ‘Birdman,’ ILM’s work on ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier,’ the making of ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,’ the miniature effects of ‘Interstellar,” and more.
Teesside University’s annual Animex Festival to include a full day dedicated to Britain’s independent games studios and developers.
The Weta Digital visual effects supes discuss the intricacies of motion-capture and Andy Serkis’ outstanding performance in Matt Reeves ‘Planet of the Apes’ sequel.
‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ receive awards for Outstanding Visual Effects along with GE’s “Childlike Imagination.”
Twentieth Century Fox releases a new behind-the-scenes featurette for ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ exploring the performance capture technology used by WETA Digital to transform actors into apes.
Weta Digital's Joe Letteri discusses the new creature work in the second Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug, highlighted by the eponymous dragon.