Time-traveling mutants, rare blue macaws, a webbed crusader, morphing metal robots and the Mistress of All Evil are just a few of the animated characters coming to theatres this Spring.
Category: Visual Effects
Led by VFX Supervisor Richard Clarke, Cinesite completes over 350 visual effects shots for 300: Rise of an Empire, creating epic 2.5D and 3D environments including Ancient Athens, Sparta and shoreline encampment shots.
Shade VFX announces the opening of a second location in New York and the promotion of David Van Dyke to the position of Vice President.
Quixel introduces the new Quixel Suite which features NDO, DDO, 3DO, and the newly introduced Megascans.
CG Student Awards is now accepting submissions for the 2014 Autodesk CG Student Awards, with over $230,000 in prizes and 15 studio internships available to winners.
RE:Vision Effects announces Twixtor 6, a new version of Twixtor that allows users to create engaging slow motion shots without the cost of renting a high speed camera, and which features with GPU support for The Foundry Nuke and Assimilate Scratch.
Rodeo FX bolsters presence in the U.S. with the addition of Camille Geier as Executive Producer, who will work predominately in New York City and on the East Coast.
Chaos Group announces the beta release of V-Ray 3.0 for Maya, which features faster ray tracing, progressive rendering, and open source support.
Boris FX announces Boris Continuum Complete 9, a package of visual effects for NLE and compositing platforms, which features over 30 new filters and transitions in key areas such as Image Restoration, Film, Stylize, and more.
Digital Anarchy releases Flicker Free 1.0, a plugin designed to help fix a wide range of footage affected with flicker or strobing.
One month before FMX transforms into the watering hole for the Art, Technology and Business communities, Europe's most influential conference on digital entertainment announces enriching additions to its impressive lineup of speakers and media productions.
Reel FX announces the signing of directors Ben Orisich and Justin Malone for commercial representation, bolstering its live-action roster.
Imagineer Systems announces a partnership with Legend3D after the recent integration of mocha Pro with Legend3D’s VFX pipeline to add increased efficiency to 3D film production.
OptiTrack announces the addition of two new motion capture cameras to the Prime Series which will be officially debuted at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.
DIVE staffs up its New York studio to take on the new 13-part event series, Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, presented by FOX and National Geographic Channel.
Syfy gives six-hour event series Ascension greenlight for launch in 2014; original intergalactic mystery from writer/executive producer Philip Levens to be produced by Sea To Sky Studios with Blumhouse Productions.
Technicolor enhances its leadership role in the digital entertainment space with two key appointments: Tim Sarnoff is named President of new Production Services division, and Claude Gagnon is appointed SVP, Content Solutions and Industry Relations.
Barry Sandrew, founder, Chief Creative Officer, and Chief Technology Officer of Legend3D is inducted into International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society (3D Society) Board of Governors.