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Category: Visual Effects

Bazillion Pictures Headline News

Bazillion Creates Award-Winning ‘Strong Roots’ Campaign

Boutique studio provides design, animation, VFX, editorial and compositing services to create unique cut-paper style imagery for ‘Strong Roots’ campaign for Boone County National Bank.

The Mill Headline News

The Mill+ Brings LEGOLAND to Life for ‘Awesome Awaits’

The Mill+ creates a host of colorful characters, including dancing camels, pirates, pharaohs and parrots, all led by a LEGO dragon which sweeps through the city, mimicking the iconic LEGOLAND rollercoaster ride.

FMX 2015 Headline News

FMX 2015 to Host Virtual Reality Pioneer Mark Bolas

FMX 2015 conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia to spotlight ‘Minions’ and ‘Assassin's Creed 4.’

Not To Scale Headline News

Jean-Paul Frenay Joins Not To Scale Directorial Roster

With a diverse portfolio that includes work for Nike, Nescafe and Volkswagen, director and visual artist Jean-Paul Frenay joins the Not To Scale roster of multi-disciplined filmmakers.

Autodesk Headline News

‘Star Wars’-Inspired Short ‘Artoo in Love’ is Filled with CG Awesomeness

Autodesk engineer and designer Evan Atherton creates ‘Star Wars’-inspired short using RED Epic and Scarlet cameras, as well as a DGI drone and Movi free fly gimbal for aerial shots.

humble Headline News

Humble Acquires Paranoid US, Launches Sister Shop Postal for VFX, Design, Edit

Paranoid's Executive Producers Claude Letessier and Dawn Fanning Moore to join Humble's executive team, bringing directors Thierry Poiraud, Nieto, Francois Vogel, Planktoon and Peter Szewczyk.

Nvizible Headline News

Nvizible Creates Stunning Visuals for ‘Robot Overlords’

UK VFX house creates fully CG animated robots, environments and explosions, as well as flying vehicles, a Spitfire plane, a castle fight sequence and dramatic climax involving a giant CG robot spaceship.

Carbon VFX Headline News

Carbon VFX Helps Kohler Travel Through Time

“Never Too Timeless,” a musical spot for Kohler’s Artifacts Faucet Collection via DDB Chicago and B-Reel Director Anders Hallberg, features gorgeous narrative with seamless transitions and clever plays on perspective.

Steve Parish Blogs

Practical Magic: The State of the VFX Industry in 2015, Part 2 - Hug a VFX Artist

Despite many great VFX-driven films ahead, Steve bemoans the state of the VFX “business” responsible for their visual magic.

Reel FX Blogs

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – Chuck Peil

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 27, 2015 at 4:34pm

Chuck Peil, co-founder of Reel FX, talks about his studio’s evolution from animation and visual effects service house to mainstream animated feature film studio, the recently released ‘The Book of Life’ and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.

Mirada Studios Headline News

Google Unveils Virtual Reality App with Mirada Studios

Using a VR pipeline two years in the making, Mirada integrates live-action and CG in a first-of-its-kind interactive experience.

Milk Headline News

Milk Opens New VFX Studio in Cardiff, Wales

London-based visual effects house to begin production on ITV’s 13-part warrior drama ‘Beowulf,’ FOX TV’s ‘The Bastard Executioner,’ BBC’s ‘Doctor Who’ series nine, and feature film ‘Poltergeist’ from 20th Century Fox and MGM.

VanCG Headline News

Vancouver VFX Artists Rely on Shotgun for ‘Galactic Battles’ Short

Vancouver-based VanCG meetup group taps Shotgun production management and review software for its latest open-movie live-action/CG project, ‘Galactic Battles.’

Arsenalfx Headline News

ArsenalFX Expands into New Santa Monica Headquarters

Newly built, 7,000-square foot headquarters features state-of-the-art proprietary software as well as hardware capable of delivering short-form creative media via integrated global dark-fiber services housed within a secured environment.

Shotgun Software Blogs

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – Don Parker

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 23, 2015 at 4:05pm

Don Parker, senior director on Autodesk’s Shotgun team, talks about the software’s use on 300: Rise of an Empire as well as how integrating production technologies impacts a studio’s ability to manage movie production as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.

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