Warner Bros. and Legendary Picture's 3D sequel, 300: Rise of an Empire, tops the North American box office with a solid $45.1 million debut; DreamWorks Animation’s Mr. Peabody & Sherman follows in second place with a pleasing $32.5 million.
London VFX house Nvizible, part of the Ngroup, announced that they have considerably increased capacity with the company having taken on a whole new floor at their Soho base.
Shotgun replaces Blur’s proprietary production management software; frees internal development resources to focus on creative tools.
Leading CG software developer Autodesk confirms that it is ceasing development of its Softimage CG software.
Katy Perry's latest music video for the hip hop-infused #1 hit single "Dark Horse" is a bold, Egyptian-themed cinematic epic created by storytelling studio Mirada.
The first teaser trailer and a new poster are unveiled for TWC-Dimension’s CGI/live-action hybrid film Paddington.
Program highlights are announced for FMX 2014, including a series of talks dedicated to ‘Disruptive Education,” feature presentations on Oscar winner Frozen and international film project The Physician, as well as renowned personalities such as Star Wars Concept Designer Christian Gossett and Oscar-winning Animator Chris Landreth.
Sydney-based digital production company announces the launch of a feature film development arm focused on developing a slate of animation, hybrid and VFX driven films for the company.
An estimated 540 people from the visual effects community participate in a rally on Hollywood Blvd. on Oscar Sunday.
Alfonso Cuarón’s 3D space epic Gravity leads the 86th annual Academy Awards with seven wins, including the prize for best visual effects.
Polish creative studio Platige Image forges an inspirational teaser for the History Channel’s powerful original series that transports viewers to the brutal and mysterious world of the Vikings.
Led by VFX Supervisor Arundi Asregadoo and VFX Producer Stefan Drury, MPC delivers 80 photoreal shots across nine scenes for The Monuments Men.
Mill+ teams with Wieden+Kennedy on Coke "Footprints," a 99% CG spot airing during the 2014 Winter Olympic games in Sochi.
Oscar-winning VFX Supervisor Rob Legato and Brainstorm Digital use mocha visual effects tools on Martin Scorsese's Wolf of Wall Street.
Alfonso Cuarón’s 3D space epic Gravity leads last night’s BAFTA Film Awards with six wins, including the prize for Outstanding British Film.
Cinesite completes visual effects for RoboCop, adjusting the main character’s silhouette and adding internal mechanics to shoulders, neck, elbows and knees.
Framestore’s London and Montreal offices combine to deliver a full range of photo-real visual effects for Jose Padilha’s RoboCop reboot, encompassing more than 600 robot and bullet-filled shots.
VFX supervisor Nordin Rahhali discusses the challenges of rebuilding the hero of José Padilha’s new film.
MPC completes more than 550 shots for Disney’s The Lone Ranger, ranging from full CG canyons, caves and Comanche attacks to CG trains, horses, birds, arrows, fire and scorpions.
The director, who will be receiving the VES' 2014 Visionary Award, discusses the unique process of reverse-engineering his Oscar-contending blockbuster.