Heading into this coming Oscar Sunday on February 9th, catchup on AWN’s coverage of the films and creative teams nominated for this year’s Best Visual Effects.
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Nominated for a Best Visual Effects Oscar, Jon Favreau’s VES Award-winning hit was a masterpiece of photorealistic animation and state-of-the-art virtual production.
Contenders in the animated feature, animated short film and visual effects categories share their initial reactions to their nominations for Oscar gold.
Dean DeBlois’ ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,’ Jérémy Clapin’s ‘I Lost My Body,’ Sergio Pablos’ ‘Klaus,’ Chris Butler’s ‘Missing Link,’ and Josh Cooley’s ‘Toy Story 4’ receive nominations for Best Animated Feature.
‘A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon,’ ‘Frozen 2,’ ‘Klaus’ and ‘Toy Story 4' get nods in Animated Film category; ‘1917,’ ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘The Lion King’ and ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ nominated for Special Visual Effects.
In support of the film’s home entertainment release, legendary VFX supervisor Rob Legato and cinematographer Caleb Deschanel talk about their groundbreaking work on ‘The Lion King.’
Directed by Jon Favreau, the global box office hit will also be available physically on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD October 22
VFX powerhouse MPC's animation supervisor Stephen Enticott discusses how the studio balanced photorealism with emotion while crafting the engaging performances in ‘The Lion King,’ Disney’s latest hit animated classic remake.
Visual effects veteran with film credits including ‘Iron Man 2,’ ‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol,’ ‘Downsizing’ and ‘Pacific Rim’ currently serves on the Executive Committee for the Academy’s VFX Branch.
Crew also is set for director Jon Favreau’s live action version of the animated classic, due in theaters in 2019.
AWN celebrates Hollywood’s biggest night out backstage at the 89th Academy Awards, gathering remarks from the Oscar-winning teams behind best animated feature ‘Zootopia,’ best animated short ‘Piper,’ and best visual effects for ‘The Jungle Book.’
Oscar gold: Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Zootopia’ wins Best Animated Feature, Pixar’s ‘Piper’ wins Best Animated Short, and Disney’s live-action remake of ‘The Jungle Book’ wins Best Visual Effects at the 89th Academy Awards.
LAIKA head and ‘Kubo’ director and producer Travis Knight receives the studio’s first BAFTA Award; Disney’s The Jungle Book awarded for Special Visual Effects.
Contenders in the animated feature, animated short and visual effects categories share their initial reactions to their nominations for Oscar gold.
Abstract: Nominees for Best Animated Feature are ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘My Life as a Zucchini,’ ‘The Red Turtle,’ and ‘Zootopia.’
From fiery photorealistic oil rig disasters and fractal geometry-based inter-dimensional mind-bending psychic excursions, to a digitally recreated Carrie Fisher as young Princes Leia, this year’s crop of ten best visual effects productions presented at the Motion Picture Academy represent another reminder of the breadth, depth and range of creative artistry and talent within the industry.
The Disney veteran talks hybrid live-action / animation production challenges on Jon Favreau’s hit action adventure, now available on Blu-ray DVD and digital download.
MPC VFX supervisor describes the studio’s innovative efforts handling 1200 shots alongside Rob Legato on Disney and Jon Favreau’s blockbuster family adventure hit.