Encore VFX helps realize a fictional Middle Eastern nation for FX’s new drama with exotic set extensions, extravagant CG palaces and city skylines, subtle environmental work and crowd duplication.
Category: Visual Effects
Disney releases the first teaser and a dozen new images for ‘Into the Woods,’ arriving in theaters on Christmas Day.
Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Movies release the first trailer for the animated/live action hybrid, ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.’
London-based production company and animation studio announces the appointment of Judy Hill as Executive Producer in charge of New Business.
Leading visual effects post production studio specializing in high-end commercial finishing appoints Kira Karlstrom as Business Development Executive.
Minneapolis-based creative studio expands its visual effects department with the new hire of VFX artist Patricio Fernandez.
ILM, Method Studios, and Digital Domain among featured presenters; Real-Time Live event to showcase rendering advancements for independent filmmaking.
Visit Imagineer Systems at booth 817 for demos of the newly released mocha Pro 4 with advanced support for native stereo 3D workflows, Python scripting and more improved features.
Montreal-based VFX studio completes more than 160 visual effects shots for key sequences of Luc Besson’s ‘Lucy,’ including a breathtaking car chase through the busy streets of Paris.
UPDATE: Textor makes a statement regarding the Florida lawsuit, which he claims is politically motivated. The state of Florida files a lawsuit against former executives of Digital Domain Media Group Inc., saying the visual effects company was essentially a Ponzi scheme that defrauded the state out of more than $80 million in job-creation grants.
Boutique visual effects, animation and digital production studio is tapped by 180LA for a two-spot campaign for Boost Mobile featuring NBA star Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans.
MPC is out in force at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver presenting work on some of the biggest movies of the year, including ‘Godzilla,’ ‘Maleficent,’ ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ and Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’
Origin Digital Studios opens in Burbank as new collective of veteran visual effects artists, producers and supervisors.
Seth MacFarlane, Universal Pictures and Media Rights Capital have been sued for alleged copyright infringement for their hit comedy ‘Ted.’
Stereoscopic technology specialist RealD sees a trio of exec departures: COO and general counsel Craig Gatarz and senior VPs Rick Heineman and Jed Harmsen.
MPC’s previs supervisor Duane Floch discusses three different POVs and lots of apes used to create the Colony Attack scene in Matt Reeves’ hit sequel.
VFX vendors Rhythm & Hues and Prana Animation Studios join visualization studio The Third Floor to help create an innovative, traveling attraction that affords guests the opportunity to actively participate with dozens of Marvel Entertainment’s iconic Super Heroes.
Graphics technology developer wins backing from the U.K.’s Technology Strategy Board (TSB) to bring its real-time graphics rendering techniques from the gaming world to the big screen.
Universidad ORT Uruguay, organizer of FIA´14, is pleased to invite animators, producers and specially students and graduates of animation schools, to present shorts to be selected for an exhibition and subsequent awarding ceremony between September 17th and 19th of 2014 in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Universidad ORT Uruguay aims to promote and exhibit animations produced by students and graduates of animation, advanced High-School students, independent animators and international producers, and also seeks to provide a space for artistic and technological reflection in this area.
La Universidad ORT Uruguay, como organizadora de FIA’14, invita a presentar trabajos que serán seleccionados para una exhibición y posterior premiación a realizarse durante los días 17, 18 y 19 de setiembre de 2014, en la ciudad de Montevideo, Uruguay.
La Universidad ORT Uruguay tiene como objetivo la difusión y exhibición de animaciones realizadas por estudiantes y egresados de escuelas de animación, alumnos de secundaria o su equivalente en UTU, animadores independientes y productoras. Asimismo, busca generar un espacio de reflexión artístico / tecnológico en la disciplina.
SIGGRAPH 2014 will offer presentations on more than 15 of the biggest current and upcoming studio productions, including ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ ‘Gravity,’ ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ and ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.’
Award-winning character effects company unveils its dMFX (Digital MakeUp) Division in conjunction with Season Four of the hit Amblin Television/TNT series, ‘Falling Skies.’