ILM animation supervisor discusses the wide range of complicated shots that kept his team scrambling for two years on J.J. Abrams’ blockbuster sci-fi action film.
A combination of live-action footage and CGI from Grammy-winning directors Alex Topaller and Dan Shapiro, ‘1976’ is an exploration in the visualization of sound.
Independent visual effects studio co-founder wins an Academy Award for Alex Garland’s ‘Ex-Machina’ alongside Double Negative VFX team members Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris and Mark Ardington.
Innovative computer graphics lighting software adds new Area Lights feature, allowing users to interactively create and control both a HDRI Map and a set of Area Lights.
London-based VFX house wins the Academy Award for best visual effects for its work on Alex Garland’s ‘Ex Machina’; DNeg previously recognized for Christopher Nolan’s ‘Inception’ and ‘Interstellar.’
AWN editor-in-chief Dan Sarto reports on the backstage antics at the 88th Academy Awards, talking to Oscar winners Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala, ‘Inside Out’s Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera, and ‘Ex Machina’ VFX supervisor Andrew Whitehurst.
Oscar gold: Pixar Animation Studio’s ‘Inside Out’ wins best animated feature and Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala’s ‘Bear Story’ wins best animated short; ‘Ex Machina’ wins VFX prize.
Autodesk and Shotgun Software play a supporting role in the creation of some of the year’s most lauded films and TV series.
Inaugural Los Angeles showcase event to provide exclusive first look at the hottest Japanese IP to industry decision makers and power brokers looking for new branded franchises.
Distinguished member of the Cogswell College board of directors receives his second Academy Award for his groundbreaking design work of the PDI/DreamWorks Animation Media Review System.
Blur Studios employs NVIDIA’s GPU-powered rendering solutions to provide cinema-quality previsualization shots of the action-packed 90-second opening sequence in Tim Miller’s ‘Deadpool.’
Visual, puzzle-filled point-and-click sci-fi adventure with stylized cartoon designs is nominated for ‘Best Upcoming Game’ at the 12th edition of the International Mobile Gaming Awards.
Former Digital Domain chief creative officer to oversee Industrial Light & Magic’s Vancouver facility, supervising effects work and providing creative oversight across all of the studio’s projects.
Advanced, mobile-first, video technologies to be developed into custom-built solutions for the company’s brand and agency clients.
The National Film Board of Canada loses a true pioneer of cinema who led breakthroughs across virtually every genre of film in a career spanning more than six decades.
Under the leadership of VFX supervisor Seth Maury and producer Felix Crawshaw, MPC delivers 900 VFX shots for director Craig Gillespie’s remarkable true story of the greatest small boat rescue in Coast Guard history.
Australia and U.S.-based visual effects house delivers extensive CG environments, a CG Ant-Man, CG ants, and compositing work for Peyton Reed’s Marvel blockbuster.
New York City-based editorial/post-production company Uppercut strengthens its leadership with the addition of Stefanie Bassett as Executive Producer.
Leftchannel founder and creative director Alberto Scirocco to participate in the ‘Remaining an Artist in the Commercial World’ panel discussion this weekend at the Savannah College of Art & Design.
Sub-millimeter reproduction of fabrics, leathers, metals, paints, woods, textiles, etc. helps design and manufacturing companies create photoreal digital prototypes.