Imagineer Systems to demonstrate the newest version of mocha Pro at IBC 2013 with VFX artists Mathias Möhl, Ben Brownlee and Jonas Hummelstrand; mocha Meetup event planned for Saturday, September 14 at 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Category: Visual Effects
2013 HPA Awards announce craft category nominees and special award winners; Judges Award for Creativity & Innovation and Engineering Excellence winners revealed.
New UI design, progressive production rendering, cross-application shader format, and rendering speed improvements highlight the artist-inspired upgrade.
Former Süperfad creative director David Viau joins forces with industry vets Rob Sanborn and Jon Segress to form new Seattle-based design-driven production company Black Lodge.
Bi-coastal animation and VFX company MassMarket announces the appointment of JJ Wilmoth as Executive Producer for MassMarket LA.
Industry-defining 3D creative toolset for motion graphics, animation, visual effects and visualization workflows highlighted at IBC2013.
ASSIMILATE launches free SCRATCH Play, a comprehensive media player for professional and consumer formats.
The Visual Effects Society announces its 5th annual Summit, “A New Reality: Content Creation and Distribution,” on Saturday, October 26.
VIEW 2013 announces a production session with ILM visual effects supervisor Roger Guyett on the reimagining of the legendary Star Trek franchise for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness.
Principal photography has begun on Disney’s mystery adventure Tomorrowland, directed by Brad Bird and starring George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Britt Robertson, Raffey Cassidy and Thomas Robinson.
Atlas Entertainment, producer of the original theatrical film, will produce the series with Universal Cable Productions; production scheduled to begin in November.
Animated ‘toons continue to make box office headlines around the world, led by Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2, which crossed the $800 million mark at the global box office this past weekend.
The annual Jon Peddie Research SIGGRAPH Press Luncheon examined the benefits and challenges of a rapidly changing Media & Entertainment landscape.
Industrial Light & Magic’s new Chief Creative Officer to highlight Italy’s largest computer graphics conference.
Culver City/Vancouver-based visual effects house Zoic Studios helps create a new social film, “The Power Inside,” for Intel and Toshiba via agency Pereira & O’Dell, San Francisco.
The serial nature of TV and its inherent short deadlines allow VFX facilities and effects artists to find a satisfying and stable niche.
Fracture FX, the production-proven demolition solution for Autodesk Maya, provides procedural, event-driven architecture at an introductory price of US $399.
LipSync Post announces the addition of VFX Supervisor George Zwier and VFX Producer Paul Driver to the company's visual effects department.
Nvizible provides 350 visual effects shots for Kick Ass 2, including CG set extensions, CG buildings and panoramic environments.
Digital Domain promotes Terry Clotiaux to president of feature films; Rich Flier is promoted to president of advertising and games.
The Visual Effects Society unveils its 12th Annual VES Awards RULES & PROCEDURES, along with notable awards-related dates for the 2013 submission year.