The Oscar-winning creative powerhouses penned an urgent op-ed on the Academy’s failure to treat animated features as seriously as their live-action counterparts.
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Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi epic scored a hefty 6 wins, though the evening’s most momentous achievement was an unwanted, violent reminder that live TV never goes as planned... or hoped.
As Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines’ continues its seemingly inexorable march toward the Oscars, director and co-writer Mike Rianda reflects on what it all means.
Join the VIEW Conference and VFX Festival’s free March 16 online conversation with the directors and producers behind this year’s Academy Award-nominated animated short film line-up.
For the 14th consecutive year, each Academy Award nominee for the Best Visual Effects used NVIDIA technologies.
On March 9, VFX supervisors from the 5 Best Visual Effects Oscar nominated films come together in a free VIEW Conference virtual panel; the event is offered in partnership with OGR and the VFX Festival.
The Visual Effects Society names the acclaimed filmmaker this year’s recipient of the VES Creative Excellence Award; his film, ‘The Shape of Water’ received 2 Oscars and his most recent, ‘Nightmare Alley’ has garnered 4 nominations at the upcoming Academy Awards.
From ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ to ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’ and ‘Blade Runner,’ the VFX visionary created some of cinema’s most widely influential and iconic imagery, and the ground-breaking processes used to produce them.
‘Dune’ receives 10 nominations including Best Visual Effects and Best Picture; ‘Encanto,’ ‘Flee,’ ‘Luca,’ ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines,’ and ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ are nominated for Best Animated Feature; ‘Affairs of the Art,’ ‘Bestia,’ ‘Boxballet,’ ‘Robin Robin,’ and ‘The Windshield Wiper’ are nominated for Best Animated Short.
The visionary visual effects artist helped develop ‘Star Wars’ production pipelines that forever changed the filmmaking industry.
Kotaro Tamura’s brave, emotional animated love story features one of the first lead characters in a romance anime to use a wheelchair.
The renowned independent animation studio launches new website and new logo to reflect its legacy and growth while paying tribute to its clay animation roots.
The Canadian filmmaker, known for films like ‘Carface’ and ‘Sleeping Betty,’ brings us a powerful tale of rivalry and greed, deftly played out with carnivorous plants.
VFX category narrowed down to 10 films, while animated short category narrowed to 15; voting for nominations runs January 27 – February 1, 2022.
Members will vote to determine five nominees for best animated feature film award; films also qualify for other categories including best picture.
Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards were presented by Oscar-winning filmmaker and 1992 Student Academy Award winner Pete Docter at a virtual ceremony now available to view.
Emmy Award winner Joe Mateo’s CG short follows a horticulturist-astronaut, trying to survive after crash landing on a desolate dwarf planet, and the visitor who arrives to help him build a new life; film debuts globally October 1 on Apple TV+.
Former Digital Domain executive producer brings extensive experience in global advertising campaigns, music videos, and live event holograms, including key content for the Academy Awards and Super Bowl.
The Academy Award-winning computer graphics pioneer joins streamer’s Data Science and Engineering team to oversee new technology development across VFX, virtual production, and animation production.
Presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design, the annual festival, set for October 23-30, will feature film screenings, panel discussions, and workshops.
Finishing out their Pride Month 2021 celebration, The Future Perfect Project shares the last two films in their series of 10 personal stories from LGBTQIA+ youth, aged 13-22, about the challenges they routinely face.
As they continue their Pride Month 2021 celebration, The Future Perfect Project shares the next two films in their series of 10 personal stories from LGBTQIA+ youth, aged 13-22, about the challenges they routinely face.
Director Enrico Casarosa and composer Dan Romer expertly blend 50s-60s pop music with opera and a Felliniesque vibe for a lively, energetic, and emotionally satisfying score; Disney and Pixar’s latest gem premieres today on Disney+.
As they continue their Pride Month 2021 celebration, The Future Perfect Project shares the next films in their series of 10 personal stories from LGBTQIA+ youth, aged 13-22, about the challenges they routinely face.