Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia to spotlight virtual production in Gravity, Avatar 2 and more with speakers including Chris DeFaria, Tim Webber and Jon Landau.
Former Aardman Features exec Sarah Smith launches a UK animation studio with backing from Elisabeth Murdoch and VFX house Double Negative.
Chaos Group will present a series of presentations at FMX 2014 to highlight improvements to V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max and Maya and show how V-Ray supports VFX students and independent filmmakers.
Double Negative announces the formation of new Feature Animation Division led by ex-DreamWorks Associate Producer Tom Jacomb.
Syfy announces a new mythological drama series, Olympus, written by Nick Willing and produced by Reunion Pictures and Olympus TV (London) Limited in association with Great Point Media.
Blackmagic Design announces DaVinci Resolve 11 at NAB 2014; this major update improves online editing features, adds new photographer-friendly color correction tools, on-set media management and much more.
Marvel's newest blockbuster makes a whopping $39.23 million over its first three opening days in China; DreamWorks Animation’s Mr. Peabody & Sherman comes in second place with $7.63 million.
Tool welcomes award-winning Executive Producer Christopher Neff to their Digital team as Executive Producer, Digital.
NVIDIA showcases ‘4K Your Way’ at NAB 2014, highlighting that their GPU technology powers over 150 solutions for broadcasters, VFX artists and post-production pros and supports demanding real-time 4K workflows.
Autodesk unveils Smoke 2015, the latest version of their professional video editing software, at NAB 2014; Smoke 2015 features 3D tracking, re-architected timeline FX workflow and a faster performance.
Coming off the success of Sleepy Hollow, FOX signs Synaptic VFX as the key VFX vendor for their new series Hieroglyph.
At NAB 2014 eyeon announced the release of their new playback and production solution for 4K HFR up to 120 FPS Stereoscopic, eyeon Generation 4K.
Disney and Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier makes history at the global box office, debuting to a record-breaking $96.2 million in North America for an early worldwide total of $303.3 million.
UK-based Union VFX re-creates Renaissance-era Florence for the second season of STARZ Original series Da Vinci’s Demons.
Galaxy 61 celebrates its 10th anniversary with a re-branding and a new website showcasing the company’s capabilities that are tailored to animation and VFX-driven projects with big ideas and small budgets.
MPC LA partners with Deutsch LA and RESET Director Johnny Green to launch a new campaign for HTC that unveils the new HTC One M8 smartphone with the help of Gary Oldman.
Devil and Demon announce a line of supercomputers launching at NAB 2014 that feature great computing muscle in small footprints.
Universal Pictures debutes the first official trailer for Luc Besson's upcoming feature Lucy, starring Scarlett Johansson and Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman.
Rampant Design Tools announces a strategic partnership with That Studios, a partnership that will provide targeted, high quality, and practical visual effects for studios and indie filmmakers.
HBO taps BigStar to create a teaser campaign featuring three spots, ‘Dungeon,’ ‘Desert,’ and ‘Forest,’ for the upcoming season of Game of Thrones premiering April 6.