The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences extends invitations to join the organization to 276 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.
Category: Visual Effects
New clip from VFX supervisor Chris Godfrey shows how extensive blue and green screens were replaced with detailed landscapes in The Great Gatsby.
Marvel’s The Avengers, Life of Pi, The Cabin in the Woods and Skyfall top Saturn Awards for Film; Top TV honors go to Revolution, The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad and Teen Wolf at the 39th Annual Saturn Awards.
A VFX Town Hall meeting held Tuesday night draws a bare-bones crowd as the IATSE continues its push to unionize visual effects work in the U.S. and Canada.
Practical effects company 32TEN Studios expands its capabilities with the installation of a ventilated paint booth, 10 x 15-foot green screen, and a PROJECT HD 3000 3D printing system.
Pixar Animation announces the release of RenderMan Pro Server 18, setting a new standard in rendering technology.
Cinesite VFX Supervisor Matt Johnson tells a tale of two “digital” cities in recreating key environments for Marc Forster’s new zombie film.
VFX production supervisor John "DJ" DesJardin discusses the secrets behind Zack Snyder's blockbuster reboot.
Prime Focus World announces the receipt of a $53 million equity investment to be deployed in two phases: $38 million committed in the first phase and $15 million in a second transactional phase.
The Pixar senior scientist and lighting expert discusses the studio’s new physically-based lighting system, Global Illumination.
The Toronto ACM SIGGRAPH Professional Chapter announces its website launch and debut screening of the SIGGRAPH 2012 Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater Program.
Galaxy provides a design driven promo, Game On, for Nick at Nite’s new block of children’s programming.
ZYNC announces their public availability, allowing access to computing resources and software licenses with simple pay-as-you-go hourly pricing.
PipelineFX’s new Burst License Program allows education customers to double current license capacity two a year for no additional cost.
Adobe releases an update to Creative Cloud which includes new desktop applications and sophisticated cross-device collaboration and publishing capabilities.