VFXWorld Magazine

ANIMATIONWorld Cinesite Builds an Empire for Latest ‘300’ Release

Led by VFX Supervisor Richard Clarke, Cinesite completes over 350 visual effects shots for 300: Rise of an Empire, creating epic 2.5D and 3D environments including Ancient Athens, Sparta and shoreline encampment shots. 

Headline News ILM to Launch London Effects Facility

Industrial Light & Magic prepares to launch a new feature visual effects facility in central London with plans to serve as the base of operations for Star Wars Episode VII in addition to other feature productions.

Headline News Yu+Co Envisions the Struggle of Emotion and Mechanization for ‘Robocop’

yU+Co created 118 VFX shots in order to visualize the inner workings of a man/robot hybrid in the latest installment of the popular science fiction action franchise RoboCop.

Headline News Visual Effects Society Launches VFX YouTube Channel

The Visual Effects Society launches a new YouTube channel dedicated to showcasing outstanding examples of visual effects artistry and innovation from around the world, practical skills demonstrations, insights from leading practitioners, and original content from VES signature events, workshops and forums.

Headline News EP Eric Mueller Joins Gasket Studios

Executive Producer Eric Mueller joins Minneapolis-based design, animation and VFX company Gasket Studios, where he is working on spots for General Mills & Cheerios, McDonald’s, Sony PlayStation and Mayo Clinic, as well as a branded film for Subaru.

Headline News FMX 2014 to Spotlight ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’

Organizers for Europe’s leading conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia announce that this year’s program will include a presentation on a number of highly anticipated yet unreleased films, including DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon 2.

Headline News Autodesk Maya LT 2015 to Launch on Steam

Maya LT 2015 is coming to Steam, Valve's popular entertainment platform, bringing its powerful animation and modeling feature set to Steam's active community of over 65 million gamers, developers and artists.

Headline News Box Office Report: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Trumps ‘Rio 2’

Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier holds onto to the top spot at the North American box office with $41.4 million; Carlos Saldanha's Rio 2 follows in second place with a $39 million debut.

Headline News Ridley Scott to Produce ‘Halo’ Digital Feature for Xbox

Xbox Entertainment Studios is producing a new digital feature based on the video game series Halo in conjunction with 343 Industries and celebrated sci-fi director/producer Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions.

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