Suspected of swindling investors of the Beijing-based VFX and animation company, as well as Knightsbridge Entertainment, out of at least $234 million, the former producer died of liver failure on July 31 in Blackpool, with his alleged co-conspirator still at large.
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The MCU Phase 5 kicks off this February with the third installment of the ‘Ant-Man’ franchise; Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly reprise their titular roles.
Production VFX supervisor and cat enthusiast Jake Morrison talks lighting breakthroughs, VR magic, how to differentiate your shadow creatures, and how to make a dumpling god – all in a day’s work on Marvel Studios’ fourth outing in the Norse god franchise, now playing in theaters.
In a just filed lawsuit, the longtime Beijing-based VFX and animation company alleges that two Americans have swindled and pocketed millions from investors while raising money on its behalf.
For the BASE Media CEO and Oscar-winning ‘Shrek’ franchise producer, nothing was accidental about their critically acclaimed new animated feature, now streaming on Netflix, other than the fact they actually got it made.
The writer and director discusses his captivating tale of a cynical, all-powerful dragon joining forces with a humble Chinese student, and how an unforgiving budget and his own naiveté almost derailed him more than once.
Can long lost friends find ground to reconnect? Chris Appelhans’ animated comedy, about what in our lives is really worth wishing for, premieres June 11.
The Sony Pictures Animation animated adventure, set to premiere later this year on Netflix, is Chinese studio Base Animation’s first original feature; movie tells the story of a working-class student and a cynical dragon in pursuit of a long-lost friend.
Does the Middle Kingdom’s growing use of quality previsualization efforts portend greater VFX-heavy film success to come?
VFX supervisor Samir Hoon discusses the challenges of integrating the work of multiple facilities for the groundbreaking Chinese-U.S. big-budget co-production.
Director Chris Appelhans bucks conventional industry “wisdom” by choosing VFX powerhouse as partner for first foray into crowded and uncertain Chinese animated feature film market.
Render farm management software adds job submission capabilities and new interface to ArtistView GUI.
Beijing-based VFX house provided visual effects for Chinese box office hits ‘Monster Hunt’ and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’
The CEO at one of China’s top VFX studios assesses the often painful but mostly positive realities of China’s explosive feature film industry growth.
Cautious yet flexible expansion at one of China’s top VFX studios has caught the attention of both the Middle Kingdom and Hollywood’s biggest players.
Beijing’s BaseFX founder and CEO Chris Bremble discusses the process and challenges of producing animation and visual effects for the most successful feature film in Chinese history.
New trailer for Beijing studio’s debut feature marks a significant moment both for founder Gary Wang and China’s burgeoning animation industry.
500 Additional render farm management software licenses to be used on ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,’ ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ and other blockbuster films.