All five VFX Academy Award nominees employed Autodesk technology to help deliver Oscar-worthy visual effects; Arnold renderer honored with a 2017 Sci-Tech Award.
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With voting for the 89th Academy Awards closing on Tuesday, take a final look at AWN’s coverage of the contenders for Feature Animation, Short Animation and Visual Effects.
Creative software developer’s VFX tools have been utilized in every film nominated for Best Visual Effects at this year’s Academy Awards.
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.
Academy’s Visual Effects Branch to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the shortlisted films at the VFX Bake-Off held Saturday, January 7, 2017.
The Academy’s Visual Effects Branch Executive Committee to select the 10 films that will advance to nominations voting; nominations for the 89th Oscars will be announced on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.