Company’s flagship products get updated, with focus on collaboration and efficiency; ftrack Review features all-new interface for more intuitive and efficient review sessions; cineSync 5’s new UI supports more collaborative reviews, both local and remote.
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In ‘Wanda Returns,’ Kevin Feige, Elizabeth Olsen, Sam Raimi, and Benedict Cumberbatch discuss the Multiverse’s effect on Wanda Maximoff/The Scarlet Witch following the events of ‘Wanda Vision;’ Marvel Studios’ ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ opens in U.S. theaters May 6.
VFX studio contributed to over 1,000 shots across 28 sequences on the Oscar-winning film, with artists working from multiple locations using NVIDIA’s virtual workstation software and hardware.
Industry leaders join the software giant to provide insights on modern production challenges; sessions include ‘Emerging Trends in M&E: What Students Need to Know,’ ‘Bringing the Characters of ‘Magic: The Gathering’ to Life,’ and ‘Modeling Madness: Experimenting in 3ds Max.’
We learn some dinosaurs don’t like people on scooters, and that Jeff Goldblum remains the master of ironic humor, in multi-billion-dollar ‘Jurassic Park’ film franchise’s epic, action-packed conclusion, hitting theaters June 10.
Under his newly formed ‘Frank Miller Presents’ banner, the widely influential creator will deliver new installments of his iconic series, as well as fresh visions from up-and-coming artists.
In the all-new episode airing May 1 on FOX, Wolf chaperones Ham and Judy on a school field trip to the abandoned Death Cliff Prison; meanwhile, Beef accidentally agrees to compose a poem.
In the show’s May 1 Season 3 premiere on FOX, Duncan and his friends visit a Twitch star’s private island, only to end up hunted in a viral event for charity, while Jack and Annie look through a photo album and Annie realizes Jack spent a night in jail that she didn’t know about.
Official selections in VR works revealed, WIP XR 2022 line-up to showcase two VR narratives, and the Immersive Reality Conferences tackles the future of creation; festival runs June 13-18.
With the conference starting next Tuesday, a final selection of new program highlights includes a showcase of an LED Wall and Unreal Engine in a virtual production stage, ‘Real vs. Unreal’ real-time graphics panel, and The World to Come - A look ahead at Metaverse.’
Nominees revealed for the Trickstar Business Award, the German Animation Screenplay Award, and the Animated Games Award Germany; 29th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film runs May 3-8, onsite and online.
Emmy Award winner Johan Renck will replace ‘Dune’ film director Denis Villeneuve, who exited the HBO Max project due to scheduling conflicts.
Studio behind ‘The Liberator’ is teaming up with Quality Films on feature-length action-thriller, to film in Atlanta, that will dive into the hotbed of street takeover car culture.
Game creator Shigeru Miyamoto announced the schedule change on Twitter; DreamWorks’ ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish’ will take over its December 21, 2022 theatrical release date.
The adult animated show promises dive bar-bound hijinks with the ‘Hell yeah!’-shouting Kite Man at its center.
Studio is joined by ILM, ILMxLAB and Skywalker Sound on new documentary series and website that showcase opportunities available within the entertainment industry, specifically visual effects, to help the next, more diverse generation of filmmakers get a foot in the door.
Two days of streaming conversations and panels led by industry leaders and SCAD alumni include ‘Industry Insights: The ABCs of NFTs,’ ‘Building the Metaverse,’ ‘Alumni Voices,’ and ‘In Conversation: Inclusive Character Design in Gaming.’
Our animated heroes return to real-life modern LA in the hybrid live-action/CG animated action-comedy starring John Mulaney as Chip and Andy Samberg as Dale; the crazy duo’s new outing hits the streamer May 20.
Studio CEO and president Travis Knight will direct the stop-motion feature, a gritty neo-noir folktale centered on a young man in rural Missouri fighting to keep his family together in the wake of a tragedy.
The animation slate features classic films including the 20th anniversary screening of ‘The Cat Returns,’ and the critically acclaimed ‘Ponyo;’ tickets are now on sale for screenings through Fall 2022.
Powerful new reimagined computers, designed with a small, thin form factor for hybrid workplaces, include Dell Optimizer that uses AI to automatically improve application performance, battery run-time, audio settings, and privacy.
The famed artist is one of six subjects in the upcoming documentary series ‘Sketchbook,’ which champions the process of hand-drawn character art in animation.
Nickelodeon and iHeartRadio’s companion podcast continues its exploration of the Avatarverse; hosted by voice actors Janet Varney and Dante Basco, the new weekly episodes kick off May 3.
The audit-compliant cloud-based rendering solution that promotes remote collaboration across 3D graphic production pipelines is now part of the Google Cloud ecosystem.