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humble Headline News

Humble Acquires Paranoid US, Launches Sister Shop Postal for VFX, Design, Edit

Paranoid's Executive Producers Claude Letessier and Dawn Fanning Moore to join Humble's executive team, bringing directors Thierry Poiraud, Nieto, Francois Vogel, Planktoon and Peter Szewczyk.

Nvizible Headline News

Nvizible Creates Stunning Visuals for ‘Robot Overlords’

UK VFX house creates fully CG animated robots, environments and explosions, as well as flying vehicles, a Spitfire plane, a castle fight sequence and dramatic climax involving a giant CG robot spaceship.

Carbon VFX Headline News

Carbon VFX Helps Kohler Travel Through Time

“Never Too Timeless,” a musical spot for Kohler’s Artifacts Faucet Collection via DDB Chicago and B-Reel Director Anders Hallberg, features gorgeous narrative with seamless transitions and clever plays on perspective.

Steve Parish Blogs

Practical Magic: The State of the VFX Industry in 2015, Part 2 - Hug a VFX Artist

Despite many great VFX-driven films ahead, Steve bemoans the state of the VFX “business” responsible for their visual magic.

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: DreamWorks Animation Heads ‘Home’ with $54M Debut

Tim Johnson’s ‘Home’ marks the best opening for a DWA film since ‘Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted,’ in 2012, and the third-best showing ever for an original DWA title after ‘Kung Fu Panda’ and ‘Monsters vs. Aliens.’

Reel FX Blogs

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – Chuck Peil

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 27, 2015 at 4:34pm

Chuck Peil, co-founder of Reel FX, talks about his studio’s evolution from animation and visual effects service house to mainstream animated feature film studio, the recently released ‘The Book of Life’ and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.

Deluxe Creative Services Headline News

Billy Gabor Named Managing Director of Deluxe Creative Services Atlanta

One of the first colorists at Company 3 in Santa Monica, Gabor has been a key presence within the company since 1998, helping to establish CO3’s East Coast operations.

Milk Headline News

Milk Opens New VFX Studio in Cardiff, Wales

London-based visual effects house to begin production on ITV’s 13-part warrior drama ‘Beowulf,’ FOX TV’s ‘The Bastard Executioner,’ BBC’s ‘Doctor Who’ series nine, and feature film ‘Poltergeist’ from 20th Century Fox and MGM.

VanCG Headline News

Vancouver VFX Artists Rely on Shotgun for ‘Galactic Battles’ Short

Vancouver-based VanCG meetup group taps Shotgun production management and review software for its latest open-movie live-action/CG project, ‘Galactic Battles.’

Arsenalfx Headline News

ArsenalFX Expands into New Santa Monica Headquarters

Newly built, 7,000-square foot headquarters features state-of-the-art proprietary software as well as hardware capable of delivering short-form creative media via integrated global dark-fiber services housed within a secured environment.

Shotgun Software Blogs

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – Don Parker

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 23, 2015 at 4:05pm

Don Parker, senior director on Autodesk’s Shotgun team, talks about the software’s use on 300: Rise of an Empire as well as how integrating production technologies impacts a studio’s ability to manage movie production as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.

Jobs & Recruiting Headline News

2015 TAAFI Animation Job Fair to be Held May 2

Free annual animation recruitment event presented by the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International is targeted at connecting top studios with animation, visual effects and gaming job seekers from across Ontario.

Pixar Animation Studios Headline News

Pixar Releases Free Non-Commercial RenderMan

Featuring Pixar’s new RIS technology, RenderMan is now completely free for use in research, education, evaluation, plug-in development, and personal projects that do not generate commercial profits.

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