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.
Category: Visual Effects
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.
Warner Bros. and Legendary Picture's 3D sequel, 300: Rise of an Empire, tops the North American box office with a solid $45.1 million debut; DreamWorks Animation’s Mr. Peabody & Sherman follows in second place with a pleasing $32.5 million.
In the company’s fifth collaboration with the director, LOOK Effects completes VFX for Wes Anderson’s Grand Budapest Hotel.
London VFX house Nvizible, part of the Ngroup, announced that they have considerably increased capacity with the company having taken on a whole new floor at their Soho base.
Shotgun replaces Blur’s proprietary production management software; frees internal development resources to focus on creative tools.
Leading CG software developer Autodesk confirms that it is ceasing development of its Softimage CG software.
Katy Perry's latest music video for the hip hop-infused #1 hit single "Dark Horse" is a bold, Egyptian-themed cinematic epic created by storytelling studio Mirada.
The first teaser trailer and a new poster are unveiled for TWC-Dimension’s CGI/live-action hybrid film Paddington.
Program highlights are announced for FMX 2014, including a series of talks dedicated to ‘Disruptive Education,” feature presentations on Oscar winner Frozen and international film project The Physician, as well as renowned personalities such as Star Wars Concept Designer Christian Gossett and Oscar-winning Animator Chris Landreth.
Sydney-based digital production company announces the launch of a feature film development arm focused on developing a slate of animation, hybrid and VFX driven films for the company.
Gravity, Frozen, and Mr. Hublot were the big winners for VFX and animation at Sunday night's 86th Academy Awards. Here's a snapshot of the backstage comments.