10 contenders flaunt their “visual goods” at the annual Motion Picture Academy Oscar-nomination voting presentation.
Out from under George Lucas’ wings, ILM’s legendary visual effects guru takes the helm as Chief Creative Officer.
Puppets, chiseled gladiators, smart aleck rodents and a canine genius are just some of the animated characters coming to theatres this Winter.
New short combines high-end visual effects and creature animation with an astronaut’s inadvertent lapse in judgment to hilarious effect.
Weta Digital's Joe Letteri discusses the new creature work in the second Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug, highlighted by the eponymous dragon.
Digital Domain was a producing partner on the adaptation of Orson Scott Card's sci-fi classic, which provided more creative freedom.
VFX Producer Sophie Orde joins Framestore’s film department, where she has been hired to run the production for Universal’s ‘Dracula Untold.’
Framestore's Tim Webber explains the unique workflow in Alfonso Cuaron's space adventure about floating in zero gravity.
Double Negative's Jody Johnson describes the unique VFX collaboration in Ron Howard's racing biopic.
Manitoba’s Opus VFX tackles 3-D electric bolts and Lady Liberty’s destruction in Metallica’s new music-driven feature film.
Mokko Studio brings vicious dog-like jackals to life, alongside some nasty looking mud demons, in David Twohy’s Riddick.
The next set of must / might see animated and visual effects-driven movies coming to theatres this fall.
Nordin Rahhali discusses the challenge of animating creatures for the latest Pitch Black sequel directed by David Twohy and starring Vin Diesel.
The annual Jon Peddie Research SIGGRAPH Press Luncheon examined the benefits and challenges of a rapidly changing Media & Entertainment landscape.
VFX Supervisor Richard R. Hoover discusses our favorite little blue friends, plus a CG cat, warm-gray Naughties and a tight Paris location shoot.
After merging with The Foundry, can Luxology and their new release compete with Maya, Softimage and Lightwave?
Get a taste of what some of the industry’s leading technology developers have on tap for SIGGRAPH 2013, including product announcements and demonstrations, Exhibitor Tech Talks and User Group meetings.