UK VFX house creates fully CG animated robots, environments and explosions, as well as flying vehicles, a Spitfire plane, a castle fight sequence and dramatic climax involving a giant CG robot spaceship.
“Never Too Timeless,” a musical spot for Kohler’s Artifacts Faucet Collection via DDB Chicago and B-Reel Director Anders Hallberg, features gorgeous narrative with seamless transitions and clever plays on perspective.
Despite many great VFX-driven films ahead, Steve bemoans the state of the VFX “business” responsible for their visual magic.
Free indoor & outdoor event is hosted by The Creative Talent Network in conjunction with Brainstorm School and the 15th annual Burbank Arts Festival.
Produced by Kabam, Fast & Furious: Legacy is an immersive action racing game that lets players become part of the Fast & Furious world.
Tim Johnson’s ‘Home’ marks the best opening for a DWA film since ‘Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted,’ in 2012, and the third-best showing ever for an original DWA title after ‘Kung Fu Panda’ and ‘Monsters vs. Aliens.’
Chuck Peil, co-founder of Reel FX, talks about his studio’s evolution from animation and visual effects service house to mainstream animated feature film studio, the recently released ‘The Book of Life’ and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Mixed-media production studio grows its senior leadership with new appointment; Producer Brandon Stevenson promoted to Head of Production.
Installation artist taps VFX Studio for an artistic interpretation of the historic three-minute countdown to the launch of a Saturn V rocket.
One of the first colorists at Company 3 in Santa Monica, Gabor has been a key presence within the company since 1998, helping to establish CO3’s East Coast operations.
London-based visual effects house to begin production on ITV’s 13-part warrior drama ‘Beowulf,’ FOX TV’s ‘The Bastard Executioner,’ BBC’s ‘Doctor Who’ series nine, and feature film ‘Poltergeist’ from 20th Century Fox and MGM.
Spielberg returns to Warner Bros. to direct an adaptation of ‘Reader Player One,’ the bestselling sci-fi novel that takes place in a virtual world.
Vancouver-based VanCG meetup group taps Shotgun production management and review software for its latest open-movie live-action/CG project, ‘Galactic Battles.’
Industry veteran to serve as Executive Producer at New York office of award-winning bi-coastal visual effects studio.
FX Lead Tomas Slancik builds a robust custom feather system that allows artists to specify feather shape and easily populate designated areas.
Newly built, 7,000-square foot headquarters features state-of-the-art proprietary software as well as hardware capable of delivering short-form creative media via integrated global dark-fiber services housed within a secured environment.
Don Parker, senior director on Autodesk’s Shotgun team, talks about the software’s use on 300: Rise of an Empire as well as how integrating production technologies impacts a studio’s ability to manage movie production as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Shotgun review and asset management software enables efficient production management for Hong Kong-based VFX and animation studio.
Free annual animation recruitment event presented by the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International is targeted at connecting top studios with animation, visual effects and gaming job seekers from across Ontario.
Featuring Pixar’s new RIS technology, RenderMan is now completely free for use in research, education, evaluation, plug-in development, and personal projects that do not generate commercial profits.
Overseas, DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Home’ opens in nine markets, earning an outstanding $19.2 million debut.
David Morin, a driving force at Autodesk in virtual production standards and technology, talks about the growing significance and future role of virtual production technologies in moviemaking as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.