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After canceling last year because of COVID-19, Trojan Horse was a Unicorn will be back as an onsite event this year, running September 20-25 in Tróia.
BAFTA winner James Whitlam will head episodic work as the company brings both departments under one banner, one pipeline, and a new leadership structure.
Company’s dedicated visual effects division for television and streaming hires MPC alumni Sheila Wickens as VFX supervisor and Rory Knight-Jones as VFX producer.
Former Method Studios senior executive will be based in company’s Los Angeles office, working closely with Merzin Tavaria, President, Global Production and Operations.
Company’s dedicated VFX division for television and streaming adds to its senior London team with hires from Framestore, DNEG, and MPC Film.
Coming July 30, the epic adventure down the Amazon, inspired by the Disneyland ride, also stars Emily Blunt, with VFX by ILM, DNEG, Weta Digital, Rising Sun Pictures, Rodeo FX, and UPP; see the trailer and Johnson announce his role in the film.
Leading VFX studio delivers 430 shots on HBO Max’s long-awaited DC feature redo, picking up where they left off in 2017 on Cyborg, Wonder Woman, and the Flash sequences.
Once again, the technology company’s professional GPUs are behind all five VFX Oscar nominees; the 93rd annual Academy Awards take place this Sunday, April 25.
The free virtual event, running April 26-28, brings together over 150 speakers from a diverse set of industries; featured topics include Cloud/Pixel streaming in Real-Time; digital humans/virtual agents; virtual production; and how real-time is transforming animation.
The next saga in Vin Diesel’s action-adventure franchise takes the crew on a race across the globe; Justin Lin returns to direct and Grammy-winning Cardi B joins the cast as a woman with a connection to Dom Toretto’s past – in theaters June 25.
Free resource provides in-depth look into virtual production workflows, new methodologies, remote collaboration, in-camera VFX, animation, and what’s coming next in Unreal Engine 5.
Industry trailblazer tapped to lead innovation across company’s VFX and animation teams, with a focus on emerging technologies, real-time technology, and the use of AI; previous SIGGRAPH chair will also nurture relationships with SIGGRAPH, VES and other industry organizations.
Global growth triggers L.A. staffing shift; VP of production, Johnny Fisk, takes new active role in global business development group.
Industry veteran Archie Donato heads to London as VFX supervisor on new studio project; Ted Ty brings 25+ years of 2D and 3D animation experience to Montreal as new global head of character animation.
Brian Selznick to pen script for first ever animated version of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 classic American novel.
Deal brings together VFX company’s creative talent with XR studio’s volumetric and real-time development to enrich relationships and service offerings across film, episodic and animation projects.
Shade VFX founder and industry veteran brings over 20 years business and artistic experience to his new post; VFX supervisor credits include ‘Joker,’ ‘Sonic the Hedgehog,’ and ‘Wolverine.’
Other films receiving top honors at the annual animation, VFX, and games conference include ‘Latitude du Printemps,’ ‘Trésor,’ and ‘The Dead Hands of Dublin.’
New feature optimizes network efficiency, overcoming bandwidth or latency constraints for employees working from home or other remote locations.
New hire to drive studio’s expansion in TV animation and VFX with his expertise in production and management.
Newly named global CTO will be responsible for creating a new and innovative technological vision to help guide the visual effects and animation company through a period of unprecedented global growth.
Kramer Hoehn and Jody Jessop join Emmy Award-winning animation studio as head of production, Titmouse Canada, and the studio’s first recruiter, respectively; Jen Ray returns to LA as a director of series production.
Newly named managing director and director of operations, respectively, bolster company’s leadership during period of rapid global growth; new head of infrastructure, Martin Weaver and HR manager, Eva Kilikitas, will support the directors in their new roles.