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VIEW 2024 Shares Latest Program Updates

Confirmed in-person speakers include Emmy Award-winning director Shannon Tindle with ‘Ultraman: Rising,’ Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Paul Lambert, and ILM Senior VP and CCO Rob Bredow; Italy’s premier animation and VFX event runs October 14-19 in the beautiful baroque city of Turin.

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It’s Next Week! FMX 2024 Shares More Updates

Attendees can explore the sound design of ‘Dune Part 2,’ the visual effects of ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender,’ and the invisible VFX of Ridley Scott's ‘Napoleon;’ 4-day event kicks off in Stuttgart on April 23, 2024.

Arakis Beckons Headline News

Warner Bros. Drops Latest ‘Dune: Part Two’ Official Trailer

Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated sci-fi sequel returns to Arakis… and will hit U.S. theaters and IMAX March 1, 2024, with the international release beginning on February 24, 2024.

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‘Dune: Part Two’ Delayed Due to Ongoing Strikes

Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated sci-fi sequel is now expected to hit theaters March 15, 2024, as continuing lack of progress in SAG-AFTRA and WGA negotiations have led to multiple production shutdowns.

A Second Look Headline News

Second Official Trailer Drops for ‘Dune: Part Two’

Check out the second look at Denis Villeneuve’s highly awaited ‘Dune’ sequel, which includes new glimpses of Florence Pugh as Princess Irulan and Austin Butler as Feyd-Rautha, coming to theaters November 3.

Long Live the Fighters Headline News

Warner Bros. Drops Trailer for ‘Dune: Part Two’

Following an exclusive release at CinemaCon 2023 last week, everyone can now watch the intense first look at Denis Villeneuve’s highly awaited ‘Dune’ sequel, which includes a glimpse of Florence Pugh as Princess Irulan, premiering in theaters November 3.

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‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio,’ ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Take Top Honors at 13th Annual Lumiere Awards

The Advanced Imaging Society’s annual event honors distinguished creative and technical achievement in motion pictures, television, and emerging media; special award went to Wētā FX for creative excellence in VFX and Adobe for innovation in post tools.

Dept. of I Can’t Wait Headline News

’Dune: Part Two’ Delayed, ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Sequel Set for 2024

The second half of Denis Villeneuve’s hit two-part sci-fi saga will now arrive a month later than expected, while Adam Wingard’s ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ follow-up finally gets a theatrical release date.

Oceans of Sand Headline News

DNEG Helps ‘Dune’ Come Alive with NVIDIA RTX Technology

By Dan Sarto | Friday, April 29, 2022 at 12:40pm

VFX studio contributed to over 1,000 shots across 28 sequences on the Oscar-winning film, with artists working from multiple locations using NVIDIA’s virtual workstation software and hardware.

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‘Chernobyl’ Director to Helm First 2 Episodes of ‘Dune’ Prequel Series

Emmy Award winner Johan Renck will replace ‘Dune’ film director Denis Villeneuve, who exited the HBO Max project due to scheduling conflicts.

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‘Dune’ and ‘Encanto’ Take Top Honors at 12th Annual Lumiere Awards

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 7, 2022 at 2:18pm

At this past Friday’s The Advanced Imaging Society ceremony, 21 movie, TV, and emerging media projects were recognized; Denis Villeneuve, Adam McKay, Guillermo del Toro and Unreal Engine all received special honors.

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Register Now: DNEG ‘Beyond Sand & Spice: The VFX of Dune’ March 2

The latest #DeepDive session is a virtual event featuring the VFX teams’ never-before-shared insights into the visual effects behind the Oscar nominated feature ‘Dune;’ registration is open and free.

Cue Vangelis! Headline News

‘Blade Runner 2099’ Live-Action Series in Development at Amazon Studios

The spinoff, set 50 years after the events of ‘Blade Runner 2049,’ has a pilot and bible ready to go, with series stalwart Ridley Scott attached to executive produce and possibly direct.

We Like Spice! VFXWorld

‘Dune’: The Inner Workings of Ornithopters, Sand Worms, and Creative Moviemaking

From functional wingspans to alien throat anatomy, DNEG animation director Robyn Luckham discusses his work on Denis Villeneuve’s masterful epic adaptation of the Frank Herbert sci-fi classic.

Home Entertainment Headline News

Seek the Spice as ‘Dune’ Comes to Digital and Blu-Ray

Denis Villeneuve’s hit sci-fi epic, based on the seminal Frank Herbert books, arrives for digital ownership on December 3 and 4K, Blu-ray and DVD on January 11, 2022, complete with special bonus features.

We Like Spice! VFXWorld

A Trio Bands Together to Help Denis Villeneuve Make ‘Dune’

By Trevor Hogg | Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 4:10pm

Two of the director’s previous collaborators - production designer Patrice Vermette and editor Joe Walker - along with first timer, cinematographer Greig Fraser, teamed together to help him bring author Frank Herbert’s famed sci-fi novel, long thought unadaptable in cinema, to the screen.

We Like Spice! VFXWorld

Practical and Digital Effects Expertly Join Forces on ‘Dune’

For Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Paul Lambert and SFX supervisor Gerd Nefzer, the seamless blending of live-action and CG on Denis Villeneuve’s stunning, epic adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal sci-fi tome grounded the film in a believable reality, fully immersing audiences in Paul Atreides’ hero’s journey to the dark, foreboding conflict on the universe’s most dangerous planet.

Dept. of I Can’t Wait Headline News

Evil Awaits on Arrakis in New ‘Dune’ Trailer

Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal sci-fi tome follows Paul Atreides hero’s journey to the dark, foreboding conflict on the universe’s most dangerous planet; film hits theaters and HBO Max on October 22.

Streaming Media Blues! Headline News

Backlash Over WarnerMedia’s HBO Max Movie Streaming Plans Continues

Warner Bros’ announcement that entire 2021 lineup of 17 films will stream on HBO Max simultaneously with their theatrical releases continues to raise the ire of directors and production houses

Dept. of the Inevitable Headline News

Pete Docter and Pixar’s ‘Soul’ Skipping Theatres, Heading to Disney+

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 4:58pm

Disney makes the tough decision to cancel their highly anticipated animated feature’s planned November 20 theatrical release date, opting instead to debut exclusively December 25 on the company’s streaming platform.

Dept. of I Can’t Wait Headline News

Official ‘Dune’ Trailer Breathes New Life into Sci-Fi Classic

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 11:58am

‘Blade Runner 2049’ director Denis Villeneuve takes the helm of the latest big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic sci-fi bestseller, and it looks dark, brooding and utterly inviting.

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Electric Dreams: John Nelson Talks ‘Blade Runner 2049’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 2, 2018 at 11:25am

The overall VFX supervisor riffs on witness cameras, bleak L.A. cityscapes and the super-secret digital recreation of Rachael in Denis Villeneuve’s mesmerizing ‘Blade Runner’ sequel.   

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