SIGGRAPH 2014 announces the 41st annual Computer Animation Festival award recipients for Best in Show, Jury Award, Best Student Project, Best Animated Short, and Best Visual Effects, among others.
MPC’s previs supervisor Duane Floch discusses three different POVs and lots of apes used to create the Colony Attack scene in Matt Reeves’ hit sequel.
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Monkeys, Mercenaries, Mobsters and Mutant Turtles take over our multiplexes this summer.
Previs supervisor Mark Nelson walks us through almost 18 months of previsualization on Rob Stromberg’s hit film.
In a message taped for fans, Guillermo del Toro announces that Pacific Rim 2 is officially in the works alongside a continuation of the comic-book series ‘Year Zero’ and...
Autodesk to acquire Shotgun Software, creator of cloud-based production management platform for film, television and games industries.
SIGGRAPH 2014 announces the 41st annual Computer Animation Festival award recipients for Best in Show, Jury Award, Best Student Project, Best Animated Short, and Best Visual...
The California Film Commission’s annual report on production tax-credit incentives shows $2 billion in losses since 2010.
Burbank-based visual effects company Stereo D plans to reduce its California employee base as part of its upcoming move to open a Toronto office.
Dick Smith, the Oscar-winning maestro of makeup who helped create the effects for ‘The Exorcist,’ dies at the age of 92.
In a move to attract even greater numbers of international productions, Ireland boosts its cash rebate from 28% to 32% beginning in 2015.
The studio options the 22-volume book series from the estate of American-Irish author Anne McCaffrey, who died in 2011.
Following director Christopher Nolan’s surprise appearance at last week’s Comic-Con International, Warner Bros. and Paramount Pictures release the latest trailer for sci-fi epic ‘Interstellar’ onto the web.
‘Tangram Jam,’ developed and produced as part of the Cogswell Game Design & Development program, will be presented at the 2014 SIGGRAPH Conference’s “Appy Hour” showcase in Vancouver.
Encore VFX helps realize a fictional Middle Eastern nation for FX’s new drama with exotic set extensions, extravagant CG palaces and city skylines, subtle environmental work and crowd duplication.
Disney releases the first teaser and a dozen new images for ‘Into the Woods,’ arriving in theaters on Christmas Day.
Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Movies release the first trailer for the animated/live action hybrid, ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.’
With director Bong Joon-ho’s Snowpiercer still in theaters, the sci-fi feature racks up an impressive $3.8 million over its first two weeks on VOD.
Students rely on Xsens MVN for flexible motion capture on-set for short film recently screened at Comic-Con International.
London-based production company and animation studio announces the appointment of Judy Hill as Executive Producer in charge of New Business.
Leading visual effects post production studio specializing in high-end commercial finishing appoints Kira Karlstrom as Business Development Executive.
Minneapolis-based creative studio expands its visual effects department with the new hire of VFX artist Patricio Fernandez.
Update includes PluralEyes 3.5 upgrade, Denoiser II, Instant 4K, BulletProof 1.2, Frames and LUT Buddy.
ILM, Method Studios, and Digital Domain among featured presenters; Real-Time Live event to showcase rendering advancements for independent filmmaking.
Award-winning integrated creative company announces the addition of Nellie Chung as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development.
ZEUS:Scout is a one-stop app enabling users to travel through a “virtual set” while on location, providing a powerful suite of navigation, creative and technical tools.
SIGGRAPH 2014 teams up with Media Indie Exchange to bring the first-ever SIGGRAPH indie game showcase to its Exhibition, August12-14, at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, BC.