The Academy to present an in-depth look at the groundbreaking production methods used in the Oscar-winning film Gravity featuring an on-stage discussion with members of the film’s creative teams.
Category: Visual Effects
Visual effects house Zoic Studios transports sports enthusiasts straight into the action in the 30-second Kinect Sports Rivals spot “You” for Microsoft out of Antfarm.
32TEN Studios is tapped to provide practical effects for Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises’ hit motion picture Noah.
Main Road|Post utilizes iPi Soft iPi Motion Capture to create crowd simulation sequences for Stalingrad.
Valiant, the new sci-fi epic from director Robin Phillips, will premiere at the Newport Beach Film Festival on April 28th.
Marking the company’s sixth collaboration with Marvel, Luma Pictures contributes to over 375 shots in the recent release of Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, including the Winter Soldier's bionic arm, CG Cars, CG explosions, and a variety of environment matte paintings.
Based on a recent interview Bill Desowitz did with Wally Pfister (Transcendence), Marc ponders the question whether technology actually fails us.
Visual effects house Zoic Studios morphs a seemingly ordinary lunch date into an explosive entrance in the surprisingly full-throttle 30-second “Arrival” for Scion.
The Visual Effects Society launches a new YouTube channel dedicated to showcasing outstanding examples of visual effects artistry and innovation from around the world, practical skills demonstrations, insights from leading practitioners, and original content from VES signature events, workshops and forums.
DreamWorks Animation taps siblings Wendy and Lizzie Molyneux to write live-action/CG hybrid feature Hot Stuff.
Game studio Quantic Dream doubles its investment in Vicon Performance Capture with the purchase of 38 additional T-Series T160 cameras.
Framestore partners with Richard Ayoade to provide over visual effects on more than 150 shots on his second feature film, an adaption of Dostoyevsky’s The Double.
LOOK Effects produces over 250 VFX shots visual effects for Draft Day, the new Kevin Costner film directed by Ivan Reitman.
Visual effects house Method Studios was lead vendor for the futuristic action adventure, creating a variety of complex environments, set extensions, digital doubles and CG characters used throughout the film.
Canadian Eric Clément joins the Cinesite team in Montréal as CG Supervisor, bringing a wealth of experience and a strong reputation in the visual effects industry.
Formerly known as 1.1 VFX, the expanding visual effects and post boutique finds a new home at Bully Pictures.
Thinkbox Software launches Krakatoa C4D, the first version of its high-volume particle renderer for MAXON CINEMA 4D.
Bicoastal digital production and design studio Big Block produces a live-action shoot, virtual obstacle course and animated drone fleet for “Subaru WRX STI vs. the Drones.”
Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia to spotlight virtual production in Gravity, Avatar 2 and more with speakers including Chris DeFaria, Tim Webber and Jon Landau.
Chaos Group will present a series of presentations at FMX 2014 to highlight improvements to V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max and Maya and show how V-Ray supports VFX students and independent filmmakers.
Double Negative announces the formation of new Feature Animation Division led by ex-DreamWorks Associate Producer Tom Jacomb.