VisFX powerhouse Scott Pritchard, 2D Sequence Supervisor from Industrial Light and Magic, to present a Masterclass revealing unseen content previews at The Children’s Media Conference 2015.
Multi-award winning animation and visual effects studio wins Gold National ADDY for 3D-animated architectural projection mapped video, ‘The Monument Comes Alive, celebrating Union Station Kansas City’s Centennial.
Hollywood-based VFX house Flash Film Works relies on Fusion Studio from Blackmagic Design for compositing work on car chases, helicopter stunts and intricate fight scenes for 20th Century Fox’s ‘Spy.’
VFX supervisor Holger Voss talks landslides, daring escapes and setting up a Montreal studio for Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow's disaster movie.
‘Interstellar’ VFX supervisor Andrew Lockley details how his team used cineSync to help develop the groundbreaking visual effects for numerous Christopher Nolan films.
Reel FX’s Kevin Althans directs new live-action virtual reality series, ‘GE 360,’ to be made available on Milk VR, Oculus Share and YouTube 360.
Blur Studio creates mind-blowing visuals for game trailers for titles including 505 Games’ ‘Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege,’ Ubisoft’s ‘ADR1FT’ and Bethesda Softworks’ ‘Dishonored 2.’
Tefft Smith II discusses the extensive use of pitchvis, previs, techvis and postvis on Brad Bird’s new fantasy adventure.
Unprecedented innovation and integration across Creative Cloud Desktop and mobile apps; new Adobe Stock service debuts.
Universal’s long-awaited dinosaur feature beats out the May 2012 launch of ‘The Avengers’ with a $208.8 million domestic debut, and becomes the first film to cross $500 million worldwide in a single weekend.
Stuttgart, Germany-headquartered CG house expands U.K. team led by Mark Gallie with the appointments of EP Caroline Holton, CD Arren Perfetti and production head Dave Weygang.
Costing $180 million to produce, Brad Bird’s live action fantasy adventure could see up to $140 million in losses by the time it finishes its global rollout.
As one of the main visual effects vendors on the film, Method Studios delivers 247 complex VFX shots for ‘San Andreas,’ including the entire downtown Los Angeles sequence, in which an earthquake decimates the city.
Alongside ECD Kaan Atilla and EP Cortney Haile, ArsenalFX founder Mark Leiss launches Santa Monica, CA-based content creation studio specializing in design, branding, animation and visual effects for the commercial and entertainment industries.
Live workshops teach actors, producers, directors and animators the art of emerging motion capture technology using leading markerless mocap developer’s tools.
Unique, annual five-day festival for digital artists running September 15-19 announces a fresh line-up of 31 renowned speakers, regional meet-ups, and THU TV.
Industrial Light & Magic VFX supervisor Eddie Pasquarello takes AWN on a whirlwind tour of the studio’s work on director Brad Bird's live action Disney feature.
Los Angeles-based independent filmmaker Pablo Fernández Eyre creates an animated tribute to George Miller’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road.’
Supervisor Gerardo Ramirez discusses key facets of The Third Floor’s previs, postvis and techvis efforts on Marvel’s latest superhero blockbuster.
Adobe plans to integrate Mixamo’s technology into Photoshop so designers can more easily create, customize, manipulate, rig and animate 3D objects.
ASC president Richard Crudo is re-elected for his sixth term; Owen Roizman, Kees Van Oostrum and Lowell Peterson are re-elected as vice presidents.
Helping bring all the mayhem and madness of ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ to the screen was Iloura’s Sydney studio, led by VFX supervisor Tom Wood. With two major sequences – a toxic sandstorm and evil warlord Immortan Joe’s stronghold, The Citadel – plus hundreds of stunts and vehicle crashes to contend with, Iloura was involved in more than 1,700 VFX shots. Here’s a selection of some of their great work on the film.