The Academy explores the technology of stunts with Real to Reel: The Art of Action, hosted by Stunt Coordinator Garrett Warren, on Friday, September 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
Category: Visual Effects
Commercial post and production house Optimus signs former Red Car Chicago EP Jon Desir as its new VFX/design executive producer.
Fred Patten walks us through this beautiful collection of images from Neil Blomkamp’s new sci-fi action thriller.
The full lineup of speakers planned for VIEW CONFERENCE 2013 is unveiled, including a keynote presentation from ILM’s John Knoll as well as presentations and talks from ILM’s Roger Guyett, Digital Domain’s Eric Nash, Image Engine’s Peter Muyzers, Sony Picture’s Troy Saliba and Parag Havaldar, the Moving Picture Company’s Marco Carboni, Sony Animation’s Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn, Pixar’s Sandra Karpman and Lucia Modesto, MacGuff’s Bruno Chauffard, computer graphics scientist Paul Debevec, and many more.
NewTek’s LightWave helps CG artists create over 1,100 VFX shots, including 3D creatures, exotic flora and virtual environments, for the first season of Syfy series Defiance.
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.
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.