Montreal-based VFX studio completes nearly 200 shots for Season 5 of HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones,’ including the destruction of the Harpy statue atop the Meereen temple, the eerie Smoking Sea of Valyria, and the ancient city of Volantis.
Category: Visual Effects
Accomplished producer to oversee projects for Deluxe co-located sister companies Beast, Company 3 and Method Studios; Chicago-based Kendall Fash is also named Director of Marketing for Beast offices nationwide.
David Hoogenakker is named Head of Business Development, Jeff Werner as Head of Production and Meghan Lang as Executive Producer; Mike Wigart promoted to Executive Producer of MPC Creative.
Screening series for Oscar-winning stop-motion animator and Puppetoons creator runs September 10-13 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.
Originally shown at Burning Man 2014 and on display at SIGGRAPH 2015, ‘Shogyo Mujo’ is a 12-foot 3D projection-mapped skull displaying 30 different animations of temporal dimensional artwork that pulsate to music and can be changed using a touch interface.
PipelineFX’s industry-standard render farm manager lets Europe’s leading VFX academy launch young artists into jobs on movies like ‘Interstellar’ and ‘Gravity.’
Users can earn up to $800 in render credit on the newly-discounted service; Google also launches the Render More website and a competition giving one lucky artist the chance to have their work featured on the site.
Company to present powerful Cinema 4D Release 17 feature set at IBC2015, September 11- 15, RAI Amsterdam.
Italy’s premier computer graphics conference announces keynote session with ‘The Little Prince’ director Mark Osborne, Skywalker Sound’s Randy Thom, ‘The Book of Life’ director Jorge R. Gutierrez, and ‘On Ice’ director Shannon Tindle.
Every year the Visual Effects Society’s Awards committee refines the rules and procedures to hone the experience for the VFX community.
New trailer for the forthcoming ‘Star Wars’ feature, ‘The Force Awakens,’ is the very first video content to be showcased using Instagram’s new landscape orientation.
First-ever Mac-compatible release of visual effects and motion graphics software to be followed by a public beta for Fusion 8 Studio, which adds stereoscopic 3D tools and is designed for multi-user workgroups.
BAFTA Award-winning boutique visual effects studio relies on Thinkbox Software's Deadline for scalable high-volume compute management across projects and locations.
The final film in Peter Jackson's epic ‘Hobbit’ trilogy arrives on Blu-ray and DVD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on November 17; extended edition features a 20-minute longer cut and more than nine hours of new special features.
Intensive 10-week Introduction to Compositing for Feature Films to be taught by RSP senior compositor Paul Kirwan using The Foundry’s NUKE.
Award-winning character animation and special effects house appoints longtime producer Scott Coulter as vice president & executive producer of visual effects.
Teaming with agency Heat and award-winning director Wayne McClammy of prodco hungry man, MPC LA’s team of world-renowned artists provides VFX and post services for a new trailer for EA’s ‘Madden NFL 16.’
Twenty scientific and technical achievements involving 11 distinct investigations are selected for further consideration for 2015 Academy Awards.
District Judge Lucy Koh rejects the requests of Disney, DreamWorks, Pixar, Sony and other Hollywood studios to dismiss claims the companies violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress the wages of animation and VFX artists.
VFX supervisor Pete Bebb walks us through DNeg’s extensive work on robotic assassins, digital doubles and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Guardian in the latest ‘Terminator’ franchise flick.
VFX supervisor Marten Larsson discusses how Digital Domain turned arcade characters Donkey Kong, Centipede and PacMan into Earthly invaders in Columbia Pictures’ new action comedy.
VES guidelines for the usage and release of work-for-hire materials presented as part of a demo reel portfolio by VFX facilities and practitioners are aimed at providing reasonable access for artists to showcase their work while protecting the ownership rights of studios and producers.