Previs supervisor Brad Alexander and postvis supervisor A.J. Briones take us inside J.J. Abrams’ epic new ‘Star Wars’ adventure.
Category: Visual Effects
Diploma film directed by Andreas Feix and produced by Francesco Faranna wins the VES Award for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project.
The Third Floor’s virtual production supervisor discusses high precision coordination for shooting actors, cameras, stunts, rigs and backdrops on Ridley Scott’s award-winning sci-fi adventure.
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is the big winner, garnering four awards, with ‘The Revenant’ close behind with three wins; ‘The Good Dinosaur,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ and SSE each take home three awards.
Visual Effects veteran joins Soho-based studio from Prime Focus World, where he managed both the VFX and stereo 3D output for features including ‘Hercules’ and ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service.’
DreamWorks Animation’s threequel scores the biggest animated opening of all time in China with $58.3 million; ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ nears $2 billion worldwide.
New version of real-time ray-tracing and global-illumination program for 3D rendering and animation features improved workflow efficiency and enhancements.
New release features streamlined workflow and improved performance for motion graphics and VFX artists.
Curated by Gnomon founder and director Alex Alvarez, first-class lineup of Los Angeles-based VFX artists includes Jonathan Berube, Alexandre Lopes Cancado, Dylan Ekren, Devon Fay and Brandon Fayette.
Rodeo FX recreates 19th-century Nantucket with VES-nominated visual effects for Ron Howard’s historic drama.
Klippsten returns to Zoic Studios with nearly 15 years of experience working with top studios including Psyop, MassMarket, Stardust Studios and Ntropic.
ZERO VFX steps into the ring to deliver invisible visual effects expertise for director Antoine Fuqua’s boxing drama.
The Sequence Group taps Cospective’s cloud-based review and approval toolset to create a 3D-animated cinematic for AAA game franchise.
Former Sony Pictures Imageworks EVP will continue to report jointly to Sony Pictures Television chairman Steve Mosko and Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group chairman Tom Rothman.
Character effects artists create ‘Brahms,’ the creepy doll featured in Lakeshore Entertainment and STX Entertainment’s new horror movie directed by William Brent Bell.
Lead VFX vendor MPC delivers 425 shots for Ridley Scott’s space epic, including shuttle launch sequences, the storm sequence, and scenes on Mars.
With visual effects provided by MPC, Sony Pictures Imageworks and Ollin Studio, new trailer provides a closer look at the film’s main characters, including the elusive Joker.
With more than 80 feature films spanning over a decade, Luma Pictures has made its mark with CG characters, simulations, and environments that have hit the big screen on tentpoles such as ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and Pharrell William’s ‘Freedom’ music video.
Danish 3D designer and Cinema 4D lead instructor Thomas Andreasen to present ‘Basic Fluid Simulation Workflow with Cinema 4D & RealFlow’ on January 28.
Led by MPC VFX Supervisor Mark Curtis and Producer Laura Schultz, MPC’s global team worked closely with director Sam Mendes and Production VFX Supervisor Steve Begg, covering three key sequences in the snowy Austrian Alps and the deserts of Morocco.