District Judge Lucy Koh rejects the requests of Disney, DreamWorks, Pixar, Sony and other Hollywood studios to dismiss claims the companies violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress the wages of animation and VFX artists.
Olson’s award-winning work has been created in partnership with some of the world’s top entertainment brands including Sony, Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox, Screen Gems, EA, THQ and Square Enix.
VES guidelines for the usage and release of work-for-hire materials presented as part of a demo reel portfolio by VFX facilities and practitioners are aimed at providing reasonable access for artists to showcase their work while protecting the ownership rights of studios and producers.
Other featured talks at VIEW 2015 to include Blue Sky’s Scott Carroll on ‘The Peanuts Movie,’ Pixar’s Kim White on ‘Inside Out’ and Sony’s Michael Kurinsky on production design for ‘Hotel Transylvania 2.’
VFX studio Luma helps Tool of North America create an immersive virtual driving experience, “A Drive Through Time,” for Infiniti.
‘Room Modes Calculator’ and ‘We Are Cubed’ among 48 finalists for Google’s 2015 Project Tango developer contest.
Former VP of Production at Sony Pictures Imageworks takes the helm of FuseFX’s Vancouver operation, which is currently producing visual effects for shows for FOX, A&E, Syfy and CBS.
Fully-integrated ray-traced rendering now available for The Foundry's industry-standard compositing tool.
Stars and filmmakers of upcoming Disney, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm movies featured at Saturday’s live-action event.
Universal's N.W.A. biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’ leads the pack at the North American box office with a $60.2 million debut, helping to push Universal past the $2 billion mark domestically.
Mytherapy founder and chief colorist Dado Valentic worked closely with cinematographer Peter Hannan to develop the look and color of the new film directed by Monty Python’s Terry Jones and co-starring Kate Beckinsale and the late Robin Williams.
Thirteen students representing 11 different U.S. film schools are selected as nominees for the 2015 ASC Gordon Willis Student Heritage Awards, with the winners will be revealed on September 26.
Vision Summit will feature talks and panels on Virtual and Augmented Reality hardware and software development such as Oculus, Qualcomm Connected Experiences Inc., Sony Computer Entertainment and Valve.
Nominees in the Animated Series category include Frederator’s ‘Bee and Puppycat,’ PBS digital studios series ‘Blank on Blank,’ webcomic ‘Cyanide & Happiness,’ Rooster Teeth’s ‘RWBY’ and YouTube animator ‘sWooZie.’
The Colonie welcomes assistant editors Emily Hayes and Stephania Dulowski to its creative team, moves Ben Pokorny to the company’s VFX/finishing department.
EA Germany, Omstudios, Milk VFX, Framestore and MPC recognized for toolset development and pipeline advancement.
MPC NY teams with Arnold Worldwide and RESET’s Johnny Hardstaff to create a new spot for New Balance’s “Always in Beta” global brand campaign.
With MARI 3, 3D paint artists can iterate faster, manage complexity better and produce higher quality results.
Trollbäck + Company adds Chace Hartman as Creative Director and Art Director Tom Edwards to their team.
Shotgun 6.3 includes a new set of features and updates that will make it easier for teams to review, share and provide feedback on creative projects.
FuseFX artists are nominated for Outstanding Visual Effects for the Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode “The Dirty Half Dozen” and for Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Supporting Role for the American Horror Story episode “Edward Mordrake, Part 2.”
ftrack 3.2 comes out next week with new API and customizable Workflows, as well as an app to come later in the year.