Colin Firth exits the CGI/live-action family film ‘Paddington,’ noting that “It’s been bittersweet to see this delightful creature take shape and come to the sad realization that he simply doesn’t have my voice.”
Blacklist directors Dvein take home an AICP award in the Design category for their short film ‘Magma,’ commissioned by Adobe for the launch of its Creative Cloud system.
Award-winning entertainment marketing agency picks up Gold, Silver, and Bronze recognition at the 2014 PromaxBDA Promotion, Marketing and Design North America Awards, held last week in New York.
Led by industry insiders Debra Blanchard Knight and Pam Hogarth, new company will present seminars and workshops for production professionals seeking to navigate the changing production marketplace.
MASTERSFX unleashes new vampires, aliens, and victims of the “Sudden Departure,” during “Summer of Monster Love 2014”; “True Blood,” “Falling Skies,” and “The Leftovers” to feature unique work of top FX house.
Digital Domain’s Kelly Port and Darren Hendler discuss the blood, sweat and motion capture work that went into the visual and digital effects of Maleficent.
Psyop and Bethesda Softworks produce the official announcement trailer for BattleCry Studios’ inaugural video game.
Highly-anticipated sequels ‘22 Jump Street’ and ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ take the top two spots at the North American box office.
The Hollywood Post Alliance issues call for entries for 2014 Engineering Excellence Award; coveted honor recognizes outstanding technologies for post production.
TWC-Dimension releases the first full-length trailer for the CG/live action hybrid feature ‘Paddington.’
Continuing the #GALAXY11 saga, Psyop teams with Cheil Worldwide to release ‘Galaxy 11: The Match’ for Samsung.
The latest version of Red Giant’s powerhouse audio syncing suite includes lightning-fast speed improvements and an expanded list of supported media types, plus faster and more accurate syncing for the most comprehensive package yet.
eyeon Software announces the much-anticipated update of their compositing engine Fusion 7, underscoring once again eyeon’s signature future-proofing architecture.
Autodesk is now accepting nominations for its 2014 Flame Award, celebrating the achievements of the most talented and skilled Flame artists in the world.
DreamWorks Animation to present a behind-the-scenes discussion on ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ at SIGGRAPH 2014 with writer/director Dean DeBlois, head of layout Gil Zimmerman, head of character animation Simon Otto and VFX supervisor Dave Walvoord.
Technicolor strikes a deal for an undisclosed amount to acquire Toronto-based visual effects studio Mr. X.
MPC Vancouver’s visual effects supervisor Seth Maury discusses the creation of an anti-heroine’s magical world.
Conceptual design company Leviathan creates a mesmerizing main title sequence for the new original series, ‘Power,’ from Starz.
Winners of the 2014 Autodesk sponsored CG Student Awards are announced, with Gnomon School of VFX named School of the Year.
Working under Creative Director/VFX Supervisor John Bair, New York-based Phosphene completes effects work and adapts the 20th Century Fox logo for ‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, Nat Wolff, and Willem Dafoe.
Creative Director/Partner Gary Nueman launches creative content and production company Engine Virtual Film Company.
Transaction to drive creation of 3D game engine for game developers, architects, engineers and designers.
Young women prove their might at the North American box office, delivering a $48.2 million opening for YA romance ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ and beating out Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ and Tom Cruise’s ‘Edge of Tomorrow.’