‘Birdman’ wins American Society of Cinematographers theatrical award; ‘Boardwalk Empire’ and ‘Manhattan’ take top honors in TV categories; Spotlight Award goes to ‘Concrete Night.’
New Deadline feature simplifies the creation of cloud-based render farms; Beta access comes with $500 credit for Google Cloud Platform render resources.
Next-gen texture compositing tool adds node processing and transfer baker, procedural art improvements usher in new hub for PBR pipelines.
Directed by Adolescent Content’s 15-year-old director Claire Jantzen, animated short will be shown in theaters and air on the Disney Channel.
Big Block creates a powerhouse team with Corwin Carroll, Scott Prisand, Tom Pellegrini assuming concurrent roles as executive producers at Big Block Live.
Global short film and video competition for the film and advertising industries recognizes House Special’s ‘A Tale of Momentum & Inertia,’ ‘A Girl Named Elastika’ directed by Guillaume Blanchet, and NYOD ‘Long Live New York’ by Y&R New York.
Move underlines role as the leading trade organization for industry professionals across the content production, finishing, distribution through archive lifecycle.
‘Batman’ screenwriter Sam Hamm to develop script about an infestation of deadly hallucinogenic spores based on author Sayuri Ueda’s short story, ‘The Street of Fruiting Bodies.’
Animated Shorts program includes Sundance winner Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ and the new Pixar short ‘Lava.’
3D conversion company partners with Metaverse on ‘The Recruit: R U In,’ a new interactive project currently featured on Samsung’s Milk VR store.
Culver City-based visual effects shop partners with independent game studio to enhance the visual experience for the launch of the company’s debut title.
Led by VFX supervisor Stu Aitken and art director Jon Beeston, Bristol and Glasgow-based visual effects studio creates the visual effects for the brand-new BBC sci-fi series ‘Eve.’
HP DreamColor Display used in production of Oscar-nominated films, including DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2.’
Framestore's London and Montreal teams deliver over 500 shots to help realize the Wachowski’s lavish and beautifully designed sci-fi universe, including CG hero characters, CG environments, digital doubles, and a host of CG space ships and planets, along with all manner of explosions, fireballs, shattering glass and liquid nano-technology.
New lead creative technologist is a prolific developer of transformative apps, games, platforms, and interactive experiences.
Visual studio handles all aspects of new campaign from Team Detroit from concepting the approach to live-action production and VFX and post.
Titles available for streaming include the Gerry Anderson collection with hand-picked episodes from ‘Thunderbirds,’ ‘Stingray,’ ‘Captain Scarlet,’ ‘Fireball XL5,’ ‘Joe 90,’ and ‘Supercar.’
Short film narrated by Patton Oswalt is chock-full of visual effects both obvious and subtle, all powered by Red Giant technology.
Autodesk acquires Tweak’s image and sequence playback tool RV; Tweak and Shotgun teams to work together to advance review and collaboration technology.
Alejandro G. Iñárritu wins the DGA’s Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for ‘Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).’
Interstellar’ is given the award for outstanding special effects; ‘The Bigger Picture,’ by Chris Hees, Daisy Jacobs and Jennifer Majka, wins the prize for best British short animation.
In one of the best debuts ever for the month of February, Paramount and Nickelodeon Movies’ ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water’ soaks up $56 million for its domestic opening.