Prime Focus World was entrusted by Warner Bros. as the sole conversion partner for the 75th anniversary celebration of The Wizard of Oz, rereleased in IMAX 3D beginning September 20.
Category: Visual Effects
Italy’s VIEW Conference unveils a stellar program for 2013, including panels and workshops with ILM’s Roger Guyett, Digital Domain’s Eric Nash, Image Engine’s Peter Muyzers,
Mokko Studio brings vicious dog-like jackals to life, alongside some nasty looking mud demons, in David Twohy’s Riddick.
New release unites visual effects and editorial finishing with intuitive workflow and enhanced color grading integration.
The Television Academy Special Visual Effects Peer Group honors VFX Emmy nominees Jay Worth, Paul Graff and Tobias Mannewitz at an event at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre on Monday, September 9.
Disney/Pixar's Monsters University will be the recipient of the Hollywood Animation Award and Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim visual effects supervisor John Knoll will receive the Hollywood Visual Effects Award at the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards.
The next set of must / might see animated and visual effects-driven movies coming to theatres this fall.
Motion Theory directors Grady Hall and Mark Kudsi crown Katy Perry ‘Queen of the Jungle’ in the music video for her hit single Roar.
Digital Domain 3.0 expands Vancouver studio with leadership, creative talent; Kelly L’Estrange promoted to Executive Producer and Head of Studio; Swen Gillberg promoted to VFX Supervisor, will relocate to Vancouver.
Autodesk announces the introduction of pay as you go access to Design and Creation Suites, Autodesk 3ds Max, and more.
Station Films signs Director and Oscar-nominated VFX Supervisor Cedric Nicolas-Troyan for commercial representation.
London-based visual effects company MPC announces the opening of a new studio in Amsterdam, specializing in high-end VFX, motion graphics and color grading for the Dutch market.
Nordin Rahhali discusses the challenge of animating creatures for the latest Pitch Black sequel directed by David Twohy and starring Vin Diesel.
Proof provides visual effects, including previs, postvis, final VFX shots and motion graphics, for the Universal Pictures sci-fi action feature, Riddick.
VFX house MPC teams with David&Goliath, @radical.media and editorial house Rock Paper Scissors to create an ambitious overhaul of Kia’s famous hamsters.
The Academy explores the technology of stunts with Real to Reel: The Art of Action, hosted by Stunt Coordinator Garrett Warren, on Friday, September 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
Commercial post and production house Optimus signs former Red Car Chicago EP Jon Desir as its new VFX/design executive producer.
Fred Patten walks us through this beautiful collection of images from Neil Blomkamp’s new sci-fi action thriller.
The full lineup of speakers planned for VIEW CONFERENCE 2013 is unveiled, including a keynote presentation from ILM’s John Knoll as well as presentations and talks from ILM’s Roger Guyett, Digital Domain’s Eric Nash, Image Engine’s Peter Muyzers, Sony Picture’s Troy Saliba and Parag Havaldar, the Moving Picture Company’s Marco Carboni, Sony Animation’s Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn, Pixar’s Sandra Karpman and Lucia Modesto, MacGuff’s Bruno Chauffard, computer graphics scientist Paul Debevec, and many more.
NewTek’s LightWave helps CG artists create over 1,100 VFX shots, including 3D creatures, exotic flora and virtual environments, for the first season of Syfy series Defiance.
Imagineer Systems to demonstrate the newest version of mocha Pro at IBC 2013 with VFX artists Mathias Möhl, Ben Brownlee and Jonas Hummelstrand; mocha Meetup event planned for Saturday, September 14 at 4:30-6:30 p.m.