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Visual Effects Headline News

New ‘Gods of Egypt’ Trailer Showcases Stunning VFX Work

New trailer populated by gods and mortals aplenty, showcases stunning digital backdrops and other visual effects from Cinesite, Iloura, Raynault VFX, Rising Sun Pictures, Rodeo FX and Tippett Studio.

Awards Headline News

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Leads Critics’ Choice Awards with 13 Nominations

‘Ex Machina,’ ‘Jurassic World,’ ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ ‘The Martian,’ ‘The Revenant’ and ‘The Walk’ nominated for best visual effects, ‘Anomalisa,’ ‘The Good Dinosaur,’ ‘Inside Out,’ ‘The Peanuts Movie’ and ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’ nominated for best animated feature.

Visual Effects Headline News

Oblique FX Delivers Visual Effects for ‘Sicario’

Montreal-based VFX studio creates subtle effects for the latest film from director Denis Villeneuve, delivering 123 shots including CG vehicles and bodies, set extensions and digital matte paintings, and blood and wound effects.

Pixar Animation Studios Headline News

Pixar’s Mary Coleman to Keynote Kidscreen Summit 2016

Head of creative development at Pixar Animation Studios to illustrate the special relationship between narrative and technological innovation that has produced some of the best animated films of all time.

Cinema 4D Headline News

Cantina Creative Fires Up VFX Workflow on ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2’

Acclaimed 3D toolset MAXON Cinema 4D delivers powerful capabilities for key hologram sequences in blockbuster sci-fi film finale.

The Foundry Headline News

Delve Into the VFX of ‘Jurassic World’ with Image Engine and The Foundry

The Foundry teams with Image Engine to deliver a behind-the-scenes look at ‘Jurassic World’ in the latest installment of The Foundry Sessions broadcasting live from London on Thursday, December 17th.

Double Negative Headline News

WATCH: ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Teaser Now Online

First theatrical trailer for the new ‘Star Trek’ movie to be attached to ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ alongside trailers for ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,’ ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ and ‘Independence Day: Resurgence.’

Hornet Headline News

Hornet’s Peter Sluszka Hits the Road with Bosch

Hornet director Peter Sluszka teams with agency Grey to show drivers what happens on the other side of the windshield in a clever new puppetry PSA, ‘Stop The Roadkill,’ for The Humane Society.

theme parks Headline News

Universal Studios Launching ‘Harry Potter’ Theme Park Attraction

‘The Wizarding World of Harry Potter’ featuring the iconic Hogwarts Castle officially opens at Universal Studios Hollywood on Thursday, April 7, 2016.

Films Headline News

‘Sarofsky Scales Editorial and VFX powers for ‘Ant-Man’ Main-On-End Titles

Chicago design studio draws inspiration from glowing red Pym Particle and macro/micro world visual language to create unique main-on-end title sequence for Marvel hit’s feature film.

Blackmagic Design Headline News

Axis Animation Taps Fusion Studio for ‘Halo 5: Guardians’ Game Cinematic

Axis Animation completes compositing for the opening sequence for Microsoft’s ‘Halo 5: Guardians’ Xbox game using Blackmagic Design’s Fusion Studio.

Hollywood Foreign Press Association Headline News

HFPA Announces Nominations for 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards

Paramount Pictures and Starburns Industries’ ‘Anomalisa,’ Disney and Pixar Animation Studio’s ‘The Good Dinosaur’ and ‘Inside Out,’ 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios’ ‘The Peanuts Movie,’ and Aardman’s ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’ are nominated for Best Animated Feature.

Short Films VFXWorld

Q&A: Delving Into the VFX of Miguel Ortega and Tran Ma’s ‘The Ningyo’

Photoreal short derived from an old Japanese folk tale employs physical sets built in the duo’s living room augmented with CG creatures and extensions crafted using Autodesk Maya and Mudbox and rendered in Chaos Group’s V-Ray.

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