Montreal-based VFX studio completes more than 160 visual effects shots for key sequences of Luc Besson’s ‘Lucy,’ including a breathtaking car chase through the busy streets of Paris.
Despite the weekend’s new offerings, North American revenue is once again down, this time by nearly 12 percent from the same weekend a year ago (the summer continues to be down by more than 20 percent).
UPDATE: Textor makes a statement regarding the Florida lawsuit, which he claims is politically motivated. The state of Florida files a lawsuit against former executives of Digital Domain Media Group Inc., saying the visual effects company was essentially a Ponzi scheme that defrauded the state out of more than $80 million in job-creation grants.
Boutique visual effects, animation and digital production studio is tapped by 180LA for a two-spot campaign for Boost Mobile featuring NBA star Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans.
Shotgun Software gears up for a lively week of events, education, new releases and more at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver.
Master colorists Steve Rodriguez and Shane Reed team with veteran EP LaRue Anderson to launch color-only specialist house Apache Digital.
MPC is out in force at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver presenting work on some of the biggest movies of the year, including ‘Godzilla,’ ‘Maleficent,’ ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ and Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’
Will Ferrell and Adam McKay sign on to produce live-action/animation hybrid ‘Manimal’ for Sony Pictures Animation.
The king of the monsters is reborn when Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ ‘Godzilla’ arrives onto Blu-ray 3D combo pack, Blu-ray combo pack, 2-disc DVD special edition and Digital HD on September 16.
The fifth installment of the long-running franchise, to be directed by 'Kon-Tiki's Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg, will arrive in theaters on July 7, 2017.
Framestore, The Capture Lab, Bradford University, Lumiscaphe, TechViz and Autodesk to present motion capture techniques for media, entertainment and product design.
Render farm management software Qube! speeds up production schedule and capitalizes on existing hardware for developing feature.
Three-hour event (8:00–11:00 p.m.) in Hall H features the World Premiere of ‘Gotham,’ complete pilot screening of ‘The Flash’ and exclusive footage from new series ‘Constantine’ and Season Three of ‘Arrow.’
Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor Craig Barron and Oscar-winning sound designer Ben Burtt to explore the side-by-side advances in filmmaking technology and aviation at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' four-evening series, ‘Hollywood Takes to the Air.’
Thinkbox Software releases a beta build of Deadline 7 for the highly scalable management of render farms and compute resources.
Origin Digital Studios opens in Burbank as new collective of veteran visual effects artists, producers and supervisors.
Fox's ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ remains at number one in its second weekend, bringing in $36 million for a domestic total of $139 million; Disney's animated family feature ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ comes in third with an $18 million debut.
Seth MacFarlane, Universal Pictures and Media Rights Capital have been sued for alleged copyright infringement for their hit comedy ‘Ted.’
‘Never Let Me Go’ director is in talks to helm Warner Bros.’ ‘Overlook Hotel,’ a prequel to the Stanley Kubrick classic ‘The Shining.’
First-time governors are Kate Amend, Documentary Branch; Daniel R. Fellman, Executives Branch; Albert Berger, Producers Branch; Bob Rogers, Short Films and Feature Animation Branch; and Mark Mangini, Sound Branch.