Sony Pictures sets sci-fi adventure Pixels, based on the short film by Patrick Jean, for release on May 15, 2015.
Fox comedy The Other Woman dominates the final weekend before the official start of the summer box office with a $24.7 million debut, unseating Captain America: The Winter Soldier from the top spot at the North American box office after it topped the chart for three consecutive weekends.
VFX supervisor Ben Looram collaborates with artist-filmmaker-photographer Andrew Zuckerman on an innovative project for Barneys New York premiering in the luxury retailer’s Madison Avenue windows earlier this month.
The Academy to present an in-depth look at the groundbreaking production methods used in the Oscar-winning film Gravity featuring an on-stage discussion with members of the film’s creative teams.
Visual effects house Zoic Studios transports sports enthusiasts straight into the action in the 30-second Kinect Sports Rivals spot “You” for Microsoft out of Antfarm.
32TEN Studios is tapped to provide practical effects for Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises’ hit motion picture Noah.
Main Road|Post utilizes iPi Soft iPi Motion Capture to create crowd simulation sequences for Stalingrad.
Valiant, the new sci-fi epic from director Robin Phillips, will premiere at the Newport Beach Film Festival on April 28th.
3D technology developer MAXON partners with Side Effects Software to develop a plug-in which gives CINEMA 4D users access to the Houdini Engine.
Marking the company’s sixth collaboration with Marvel, Luma Pictures contributes to over 375 shots in the recent release of Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, including the Winter Soldier's bionic arm, CG Cars, CG explosions, and a variety of environment matte paintings.
In another major victory for Marvel Studios and Disney, Captain America: The Winter Soldier remains at number one for its third consecutive weekend at the North American box office; Fox and Blue Sky's animated family film Rio 2 comes in second place, beating out newcomers Heaven is for Real and Transcendence.
Visual effects house Zoic Studios morphs a seemingly ordinary lunch date into an explosive entrance in the surprisingly full-throttle 30-second “Arrival” for Scion.
The Visual Effects Society launches a new YouTube channel dedicated to showcasing outstanding examples of visual effects artistry and innovation from around the world, practical skills demonstrations, insights from leading practitioners, and original content from VES signature events, workshops and forums.
Executive Producer Eric Mueller joins Minneapolis-based design, animation and VFX company Gasket Studios, where he is working on spots for General Mills & Cheerios, McDonald’s, Sony PlayStation and Mayo Clinic, as well as a branded film for Subaru.
DreamWorks Animation taps siblings Wendy and Lizzie Molyneux to write live-action/CG hybrid feature Hot Stuff.
Framestore partners with Richard Ayoade to provide over visual effects on more than 150 shots on his second feature film, an adaption of Dostoyevsky’s The Double.
Organizers for Europe’s leading conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia announce that this year’s program will include a presentation on a number of highly anticipated yet unreleased films, including DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon 2.
LOOK Effects produces over 250 VFX shots visual effects for Draft Day, the new Kevin Costner film directed by Ivan Reitman.
Visual effects house Method Studios was lead vendor for the futuristic action adventure, creating a variety of complex environments, set extensions, digital doubles and CG characters used throughout the film.