Cortney Haile named VP of business development, Albert Soto named chief engineer, and J.R. Benson senior colorist; new hires will support increased offerings including scripted VFX and on-set supervision.
Flagship product updates include powerful new functionality and tools like the much anticipated USD plugin for Maya.
Investment firm and Unreal Engine creator become stakeholders in extended reality technology company; partnerships will accelerate growth, with focus on international expansion, continued innovation, and enhanced support and product offerings for its customers.
Free digital event opens with ‘Digital Humans’ keynote by Pinscreen founder Hao Li, a leader in deepfake art and technology, who will discuss the evolution of virtual living triggered by the global pandemic.
The upcoming conference program, in partnership with the Academy Software Foundation, highlights cross-industry efforts to develop shared technology for VFX, animation and sound; additional confirmed speakers include Pixar’s technical director Markus Kranzler and Inda Barnardo, director of ‘Cat and Moth.’
New version introduces flexible machine learning toolset, Hydra 3D viewport renderer and extended monitor out functionality, enhanced workflows for collaborative review, and Python 3 support.
Visual Effect Society names veteran VFX supervisor, second unit director and DP as this year’s recipient of the VES Creative Excellence Award; innovative filmmaker won Oscars for ‘Titanic,’ ‘Hugo,’ and ‘The Jungle Book.’
Set for March 27, the leading visualization studio will share a more complete view of how virtual production and cutting-edge real-time workflows are being used to produce films and episodic series.
Winners to be announced live at the American Cinema Editors virtual awards ceremony set for April 17.
Updates to all applications include enhanced speed and flexibility allowing for seamless collaboration; updates to Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Premiere Rush increase tool functionality and accelerate workflows with an overall increase in cross-app abilities and support.
Full service creative shop’s innovative workflow helps deliver time and money-saving VFX, color, and editorial on projects like ‘Sixth of June’ and ‘Love 40.’
The streaming giant earmarks the first $5 million of their recently announced Creative Equity Fund for programs that support and promote women in the global entertainment industry; watch the Women’s Day Netflix video, narrated by Janet Mock, honoring groundbreaking women in entertainment history.
Executive producers Marc Ceccarelli and Vincent Waller discuss Nickelodeon’s first-ever ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ spinoff series, a prequel that follows 10-year-old SpongeBob, his pals, and their summertime sleepaway camp hijinks, premiering today on the new Paramount+ streaming platform.
‘Project Power’ and ‘The Witches’ lead the list of feature film field nominees; winners in 25 categories will be announced at a virtual ceremony streaming worldwide on April 6/7 depending upon time zone.
Online platform for VFX industry to feature eight streams with programs on the creative teams behind popular productions such as ‘The Monster Hunter,’ ‘Bridgeton,’ ‘The Expanse,’ and ‘The Umbrella Academy;’ streams will also include VFX sessions on Reel-Time, AI, and the latest technologies for the visual effects community.
The artist discusses the ins and outs of what an editor for animation does, and what it takes to produce a new episode each month of his own indie show.
Los Angeles-based Natasha Gould will lead business development on the west coast; Martin Perkins has been named the studio’s new business and bidding manager for the London office.
Integration will optimize inter-departmental collaboration, enhancing overall service offerings; leading the transition are award-winning editors Eddie Kesler and Matt Barron.
The 2021 online platform's theme, ‘Reimagine Tomorrow,’ is all about connecting the FMX community virtually.
The all-virtual 9th edition’s theme is ‘Limitless Creativity;’ event features various talks, presentations, and career advice aimed at students, emerging talent, and industry professionals.
With their new Toronto virtual production stage up and running, the studio has released a quick and entertaining guide to illustrate some virtual production basics.
Program includes sessions with director Glen Keane on the making of ‘Over the Moon;’ RISE’s Florian Gellinger and their first in-house productions, ‘Dragon Rider’ and ‘Stowaway;’ and MR. X’s creative team discussing the film adaption of ‘Monster Hunter’ video game; project submissions being accepted until February 22 for Animation Product Days.
Having joined the creative production studio’s roster in 2018, artist now takes the lead on growing slate of projects while helping mentor emerging talent.