SoKrispyMedia’s hilarious and slickly produced ‘Stick Figure Battle’ sequel skillfully displays their innovative and cost-effective use of virtual production, 3D tools, CGI, and real-time rendering.
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The delightful 2D/3D animated musical short, about a curious bear cub’s attempt to resist hibernation, marks the start of the program’s ambitious plan to produce two new shorts each year.
Upgrade combines features from V-Ray 5 and V-Ray Next, providing an easier to use rendering solution that is up to 7x faster.
Borja Peña Gorostegui’s film, inspired by the Supercell ‘Clash’ universe, garnered over 100 million views online in the 2 months after its September 12 release.
Led by VFX supervisor Hamish Schumacher, the Vancouver studio designs and produces three digital monsters, known as Toadies, bringing frighteningly-good fun to Netflix’s new film, based on the Joe Ballarini’s book series.
Digital Domain added decades to the soccer star’s face without producing any geometry using their non-invasive face-swapping technology, Charlatan.
Studio’s Toronto branch head of 2D Eric Covello details their visual effects work on Netflix’s hit dysfunctional superhero family adventure series, which last week was renewed for Season 3.
The veteran VFX editor and supervisor talks about his two latest projects, Ethan Hawke’s Civil War-era period Showtime series, and a fully animated feature inspired by ‘Love, Death & Robots.’
VFX studio Nu Boyana FX’s first inhouse animated short, based on a spoken word poem, started as an R&D project before blossoming into a film asking fundamental questions about what makes a girl real; the fully keyframed film’s production toolkit included Zbrush, Mari, Maya, and Nuke.
Visual effects house’s Toronto and Bangalore studio’s tackle the Necromancer and its scream as they produce 476 shots on the hit HBO Max sci-fi thriller.
South Australia’s booming movie industry has created a demand for skilled VFX artists; RSP and University partner to train and provide home-grown talent to bolster burgeoning industry.
Engineering team members Bill Spitzak, Jonathan Egstad, Peter Crossley, and Jerry Huxtable to be recognized for their contributions to development of their industry leading compositing tool; virtual awards ceremony scheduled for October 29.
For creators Andrew Koehler and Benjamin Martian, Adult Swims’ satirical fantasy series about bold adventures and murderous quests proves you can still get plucked from obscurity and given an animated series… without a pitch.
VFX supervisor Goran Backman details the studio’s creature and environment work on Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm and Disney+’s VES and Emmy Award-winning hit space-adventure series.
UK visual effects studio tackles a choreographed radium dance, WWI battlefield, Hiroshima bombing, and Chernobyl disaster in Marjane Satrapi’s captivating biographical drama.
With the addition of support for H.264 and AAC audio codecs, the indie version for solo artists now includes all file formats supported by commercial Nuke Studio; 3rd party OFX plug-ins are also now enabled.
Justin Wagner and Chi Duong Sato share artwork and creative insights as FXX’s hit animated comedy awakens from a 3-season coma and returns to the good old fashion, sexually charged, bickering filled, often drunkenly performed business of espionage.
Led by VFX supervisor Mitch Drain, the studio delivered a wide variety of visual effects shots across six episodes, including a crazy, shapeshifting creature inspired by Google DeepDream.
Pioneering visual effects company, known for ‘Avatar’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings,’ has chosen Amazon Web Services to create a new, cloud-based visual effects workflow.
Produced during the COVID-19 pandemic, creative studio The-Artery uses remotely produced motion capture to show the anonymous band emerge from stasis and blast onstage for an all CG neon-flooded performance.
Dan ‘Hashi’ Hashimoto’s step-by-step video uses Maxon and Red Giant tools, along with After Effects, to produce stunning animation and VFX like that used in the film.
The studio, led by VFX supervisor Bojan Zoric, delivered 170 shots as the sole visual effects house on the Judd Apatow comedy starring Pete Davidson as a wannabe tattoo artist drifting through a life of little achievement.
Powered by a new end-to-end multi-threaded architecture, update is designed to deliver an easy and logical workflow to artists.
Mickey Duzyj’s Sports Emmy-nominated live-action/2D series deftly examines society’s relationship with failure by looking at epic, career-defining athletic disappointments.