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Technology Headline News

Autodesk Releases Moxion Rooms Real-Time Camera-to-Cloud Production Review System

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at 9:33am

The forensically secure solution for creative team review, developed to specifications and based on requirements from ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power,’ is now commercially available.

Super Bowl LVII Headline News

Watch: CrowdStrike’s ‘Troy’ Super Bowl TV Spot

The cybersecurity company’s in-house creative team and VFX studio Framestore use a not-so-metaphorical ‘Trojan horse’ to deliver a message to millions about the real and pervasive threat of cyberattacks.

Innovations in Virtual Production and VFX VFXWorld

James Knight Talks the Exploding World of Digital Filmmaking Technology

The veteran visual effects and performance-capture expert, and current M&E director at AMD, talks about exciting, seismic changes taking place in visual effects and virtual production.

Awards Headline News

‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio,’ ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Take Top Honors at 13th Annual Lumiere Awards

The Advanced Imaging Society’s annual event honors distinguished creative and technical achievement in motion pictures, television, and emerging media; special award went to Wētā FX for creative excellence in VFX and Adobe for innovation in post tools.

It’s the Little Things in Life VFXWorld

VFX is the ‘Thing’ for Tom Turnbull on Tim Burton’s ‘Wednesday’

The visual effects supervisor discusses creating the show’s iconic, disembodied hand, along with the demonic Hyde creature and spooky Nevermore Academy, on Netflix’s hit supernatural coming-of-age comedy, recently renewed for Season 2.

Heading to Stuttgart this April Headline News

FMX 2023 Tickets Now on Sale

The hybrid edition, focusing on the art, technology, and business of animation, visual effects, and interactive and immersive media, returns to Stuttgart April 25-27 with an exclusive online day April 28.

Awards Headline News

Nominations Announced for the 95th Academy Awards

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 7:01am

No real surprises, at least in the animation-related categories, with ‘Avatar: The Way of Water,’ ‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio,’ ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish,’ ‘The Sea Beast,’ and ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ among the best animated feature and best visual effects nominees for this year’s 95th Oscars, coming March 12.

Technology Headline News

DNEG Releases Open-Source xSTUDIO Playback and Review Application

By Dan Sarto | Friday, January 20, 2023 at 11:40am

Now available on the Academy Software Foundation GitHub, the flexible, feature rich program is designed to meet the diverse needs of a broad range of review scenarios across teams of connected users, whether on set, in office, or remote.

FMX 2023 Goes Green Headline News

FMX 2023 Shares ‘The Beauty’ Conference Trailer

Returning in April as ‘climate-friendly’ certified, the event will feature discussions on sustainability in film and media production; programming announcements include a look at animated shorts ‘A Flammable Planet’ and ‘Can’t Negotiate the Melting Point of Ice,’ and advancements of AI Rotoscoping.

Technology Headline News

Epic Games Releases RealityScan Free iOS App

Capturing Reality’s app for 3D Scanning allows users to easily capture and create 3D models for use in Unreal Engine, Twinmotion, MetaHuman, or any other post-processing tool.

Teaching Tomorrow’s Heroes and Villains VFXWorld

Framestore Creates CG Magic for Netflix’s ‘The School for Good and Evil’

Studio delivers previs, techvis, postvis and final shots on director Paul Feig’s new film, based on Soman Chainani’s fantasy hexalogy, about two young girls who find themselves at the titular school, which raises the heroes and villains of tomorrow.

Heading to Stuttgart Next April Headline News

FMX 2023 Set for April 25-28

The 4-day hybrid event returns to Stuttgart with 1-day devoted to online presentations from around the world; BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated producer Jinko Gotoh serves as the next program chair.

Monsters of the MCU Headline News

Sarofsky Creates Marvel Studios' ‘Werewolf by Night’ Title Sequences

For multi-award-winning composer Michael Giacchino’s directorial debut, the cross-media production company’s creative team embraced the director’s vision and dedication to classical aesthetics, capturing the stylized look and feel of a classic horror film from the 1930s-1940s.

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 184: How Stephanie Earley Became Lead Editor on ‘Central Park’

The animation editor discusses her journey to ‘lead’ editor, the ins and outs of her job and how social media plays a part in becoming a professional editor.

New Filmmaking Frontiers at SCAD VFXWorld

SCAD Embraces the ‘Bleeding Edge’ of Technology with New LED Volume Stage

By bringing together live-action performance with digital environments and real-time rendering, the university's students across creative disciplines are collaborating as never before, creating the future with technology that didn’t exist only two years ago.

Fast and Efficient VFX Pipeline Scaling VFXWorld

Startup Visualization Company OPSIS Finds Success with RFX’s Virtual Studio

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 6:00am

Co-founder and CEO Henrik Fett talks about starting a new studio in the midst of a pandemic, and how the RFX Virtual Studio, powered by solutions from NVIDIA and Supermicro, made it all possible.

Destination Torino! Headline News

Robert Zemeckis Joins VIEW 2022 Lineup

Italy’s premiere animation event adds the famed director to its packed program of industry speakers, including ILM’s Rob Bredow, Paramount’s Ramsey Naito, and Sony Pictures Animation’s Kristine Belson; the event runs October 16-21 in Torino, Italy.

game trailers Headline News

Platige Image Creates ‘Company of Heroes 3 – North Africa’ Trailer

Relic Entertainment taps the creative studio team once again, this time for a cinematic trailer showcasing the latest addition to its popular real-time strategy game, released by Sega; check out the trailer – the game drops in November.

Business Headline News

Streamland Media Nabs Ingenuity Studios

Joining Picture Shop, Ghost VFX, Formosa Group, and Picture Head, the newly acquired VFX studio expands the post company’s stable of top creative service providers.

Education Headline News

Escape Studios Launches Undergrad 2D Animation Pathway

New course, which complements the existing 3D animation program, will feed the growing demand for studio-ready talent; applications are being accepted for 2023 and beyond.

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