‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ leads feature film nominations; ‘The Peanuts Movie’ is top animated film contender; ‘Game of Thrones’ leads the broadcast field and scores most nominations overall.
Animated feature nominees include ‘The Good Dinosaur,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania 2,’ ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Minions’ and ‘The Peanuts Movie.’
Managing director Maria Hanafy to run international animatics shop’s 10th location, joining offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, London, São Paulo, Bangkok, Tel Aviv, Düsseldorf and Shanghai.
Event sponsored by Rising Sun Pictures, The Foundry and Tyroe to provide young artists with insight into the minds of visual effects studios and recruiters.
Filmmakers join John Krasinski and Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs for Oscar Nominations in 24 Categories, including short animation, feature animation and visual effects.
Accomplished directors join live-action division; company adds Roxanneanco as East Coast rep for live action, design and animation.
Annual voting event showcases visual effects for the Academy’s shortlisted films: ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ ‘Ex Machina,’ ‘Jurassic World,’ ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ ‘The Martian,’ ‘The Revenant,’ ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ ‘Tomorrowland’ and ‘The Walk.’
Sci-tech Oscars are awarded to Airwall, Dolby Laboratories, DreamWorks Animation, Image Shaker, ILM, LAIKA Animation Studios, Rhythm & Hues, Sony Pictures Imageworks, The Foundry and Tweak Software.
Award is the seventh win for Pixar Animation Studios from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in the 10 years since the category was created.
Pixar’s ‘Inside Out,’ Illumination Entertainment’s ‘Minions’ and Aardman Animations’ ‘Shaun The Sheep Movie’ nominated for outstanding animated film; VFX nominees include ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Ex Machina,’ ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ The Martian’ and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’
Twenty-nine creative jury members, split equally between men and women, from 15 countries to judge the best in global Advertising and Digital work based on excellence in idea and craft.
Led by VFX Supervisor Colin Davies and VFX Producer George Macri, Spin VFX delivers seamless invisible effects for more than 100 shots including period specific-matte paintings and seasonal augmentation as well as paint and compositing work.
Four time Emmy winner to receive the Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award at the 52nd Annual CAS Awards on February 20th in Los Angeles.
Vancouver VFX house reveals the processes that drive some of cinema’s most memorable digital characters, including the prawn-like aliens of ‘District 9,’ ‘Jurassic World’s velociraptors, and the eponymous title character of ‘Chappie.’
Independent developers can now create convincing character animation during game play within Unreal Engine 4.
Roger Deakins, Janusz Kaminski, Ed Lachman, Emmanuel Lubezki and John Seale receive nominations for outstanding achievement in film; winners of the 30th Annual American Society of Cinematographers Awards for Outstanding Achievement to be announced February 14.
Latest installment in the ‘Star Wars’ saga becomes the highest grossing film of all time in the domestic market, surpassing the $760.5 million lifetime gross of ‘Avatar’ in a record-shattering 20 days of release.
Toronto native has directed commercial campaigns for Samsung, Subaru, T-Mobile, Mazda VW and more, including the award-winning ‘Pep Talk’ for Netflix and ‘Sky Diver’ for Bud Light.
Creative studio joins forces with MTV on a series of four promos that introduce viewers to ‘The Shannara Chronicles,’ based on the best-selling fantasy book series by Terry Brooks.
Animated contenders include ‘Anomalisa,’ ‘The Good Dinosaur,’ ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Minions’ and ‘The Peanuts Movie.’
Longtime industry veteran previously served as Vice President of Technology at Warner Bros, Managing Partner and Chief Technology Officer for Group 47, and Chief Engineer for DreamWorks Animation.
Academy Award-winning animation and multimedia studio won an Academy Award in 2012 for the whimsical animated short ‘The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.’
Latest DC Universe original movie from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment to screen at the Paley Center for Media in New York on January 19 and Los Angeles on February 2.