Peter Jackson's ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ once again rules the North American box office with $54.5 million for the four-day weekend; the New Line and MGM tentpole is on track to eventually cross $1 billion.
Category: Visual Effects
‘Fast & Furious’ director replaces Roberto Orci, who exited the project in early December but will still serve as producer.
MPC completes 250 shots for Shawn Levy’s ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, including the creation of a variety of characters, digi-doubles and CG environments.
Led by previs supervisor Eric Benedict, visualization house provides extensive previs and postvis services to 20th Century Fox’s latest release.
Peter Jackson's ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ opens to a massive $90.6 million in North America, while new entries ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ and ‘Annie’ both suffer soft starts heading into the year-end holidays.
Ubisoft taps Puppetworks Studios to create 13 minutes of full CG cutscenes for their new game ‘The Crew.’
Visual effects software developer Boris FX signs an agreement to acquire Imagineer Systems Ltd., the UK-based developer of the exclusive Planar Tracking and masking tools.
The latest 'Jungle Book' revamp will blend live-action with CGI, and is set for an October 2015 release date.
Award-winning industry vets Kymber Lim, Dan Schrecker, Dan Levitan and Marshall Krasser push visual effects expertise into the newly-formed Psyop Film & Television division.
Adobe After Effects techniques from viral video appearing on Reddit, local news and national weather outlets unveiled in multi-step tutorial.
Improved render speeds, new Microfacet GTR / GGX BRDF, and major advancements in GPU rendering now available.
Digital Domain 3.0 COO Amit Chopra named executive vice president of parent company Digital Domain Holdings Limited.
VFX supervisors Andy Boyd and Jake Montgomery team with executive producer Asher Edwards to open artist-driven creative studio.
Framestore dishes out Christmas cuteness with the “cutest ad ever,” including puppies, kittens, piglets, and a gloriously incongruous CG Narwhal.
Leading industry professionals share top-notch innovations at Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center.
Created by Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg students Roman Kaelin, Falko Paeper and Florian Wittmann, diploma project has won several awards at animation and visual effects events around the world.
Devastating computer hack contains data for authoritative industry-wide survey on compensation information.
Joe Strike finally takes a look at Disney’s latest “reimagineering” following its release on Blu-Ray.
Former Stardust creative director has completed high-profile spots for brands such as Air Jordan, Samsung and Starbucks.