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Short Films ANIMATIONWorld

‘Stories to Obsess Over’: WebToon’s Live-Action Comic Promos

The one-minute, black and white spotsfeature well-known U.S. actors taking on comic character personas, monologuing lines from stories in a promotional tease.

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Headline News

Oscars Pushed to April 25, 2021

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 15, 2020 at 12:46pm

Film eligibility window extended for 93rd Academy Award consideration; museum opening postponed to coincide with new awards telecast date. 

People Headline News

Ava DuVernay, Rob Bredow Join Motion Picture Academy Board of Governors

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 12:14pm

‘Selma’ director and Head of ILM, along with newcomers Debra Zane, Stephen Rivkin, Linda Flowers, and Lynette Howell Taylor, are part of newly elected 2020-2021 board.  

Awards Headline News

Roger Deakins and Robert Richardson Lead 2020 ASC Award Nominations

‘1917’ and ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,’ along with ‘Ford v Ferrari,’ ‘The Irishman’ and ‘Joker,’ are nominated for achievement in feature films; winners will be announced at January 25 awards gala.

People Headline News

Academy Adds 7 Members to Science and Technology Council

New members Bill Baggelaar, Brooke Breton, Buzz Hays, Arjun Ramamurthy, Rachel Rose, Dave Schnuelle and Mandy Walker the council’s 2019–2020 membership roster to 25.

91st Oscars Headline News

91st Oscars: Academy Walks Back Plan to Cut Craft Awards from Live Telecast

Following backlash from the American Society of Cinematographers and the American Cinema Editors, the Motion Picture Academy announces a return to its traditional format for the 91st Academy Awards telecast.

Education Headline News

Escape Studios Announces New MA Program in Storyboarding and Previs

Industry’s first such master’s degree course, developed with mentors Blue Zoo and The Third Floor, is set to launch this coming November.

Feature VFX VFXWorld

Driving ‘Mortal Engines’: Weta Crafts a Dystopian World for Universal’s YA Adaptation

VFX supervisor Ken McGaugh and animation supervisor Dennis Yoo face the challenges of creating a steampunk-inflected dystopian world inhabited by giant, predator cities on wheels for Oscar-winning VFX artist-turned-director Christian Rivers’ feature adaptation.

Visual Effects Headline News

WATCH: In-Camera Effects Redefined for Oscar-Shortlisted ‘First Man’

Alongside a new featurette produced by primary visual effects vendor DNEG, Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Paul Lambert details the hybrid of practical and digital techniques employed for the cinematic adaptation of ‘First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong.’

Visual Effects VFXWorld

One Small Step: Recreating the Historic Lunar Landing for ‘First Man’

Alongside primary visual effects vendor DNEG, Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Paul Lambert and production designer Nathan Crowley employ a hybrid of practical and digital techniques for the cinematic adaptation of ‘First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong.’

Education Headline News

Columbia College Hollywood Launches New VFX B.F.A. Program

Program is the first in the country to include widely used Perception Neuron, Maker Bot, Formlab and Houdini 3D software technologies in its curriculum.

Short Film VFX Headline News

WATCH: Kevin Margo Releases 12-Minute Hi-Tech ‘CONSTRUCT’ Short

By Dan Sarto | Friday, October 5, 2018 at 6:03pm

VFX veteran leads 75-artist team, using state-of-the-art virtual production technology, to tell the story of an android’s battle against a gang of robots.

Awards Headline News

‘Coco,’ ‘Dear Basketball,’ ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Win Oscars at 90th Academy Awards

Glen Keane’s ‘Dear Basketball,’ Pixar’s ‘Coco’ win animation Oscars; ‘Blade Runner 2049’ wins VFX and cinematography awards.

Feature Animation ANIMATIONWorld

Lights, Camera, Action: The Cinematography of ‘My Little Pony: The Movie’

Cinematographer Anthony Di Ninno discusses virtual cameras, staging, lighting, the advantages of a hybrid 2D/3D pipeline, and more for the new animated feature based on Hasbro’s ‘My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic’ television series.

AMPAS Headline News

Cinematographer John Bailey Elected Academy President

ASC Lifetime Achievement Award recipient’s cinematography credits include ‘Ordinary People,’ ‘American Gigolo,’ ‘The Big Chill,’ ‘Groundhog Day,’ ‘As Good as It Gets,’ ‘The Anniversary Party,’ ‘The Way Way Back’ and ‘A Walk in the Woods.’

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Patrick Lin Talks ‘Inside Out’ Cinematography at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Monday, April 24, 2017 at 2:32pm

The director of photography goes in-depth about virtual cameras, layout, scene composition choices and workflow on Pixar’s Oscar-winning animated feature film.

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