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Leading VFX and animation company enters deal with publicly traded SPAC Sports Ventures; combined company, to be led by current CEO Namit Malhotra, will be listed on the Nasdaq.
BAFTA winner James Whitlam will head episodic work as the company brings both departments under one banner, one pipeline, and a new leadership structure.
This year’s Conference, headlined by keynotes from Oscar-winning director Glen Keane and VFX supervisor Paul Franklin, kicks off its extensive program of live and pre-recorded sessions, running through December 13.
Company strengthens its creative offerings by naming new heads of 3D and 2D departments, respectively.
The Motion Design Department’s trained students qualify for fully featured EDU licenses of Houdini FX for home use and a one-year Core or six-month FX license upon graduation.
Since its launch this past January, studio has expanded quickly, working on a number of series, and will soon begin VFX production with Sky Studios on HBO’s ‘The Third Day’ mini-series.
Bonnie Arnold joins Sarah Smith and Julie Lockhart to oversee film based on series of children’s books by writer / director known for ‘Yesterday,’ ‘Four Weddings and A Funeral’ and ‘Love Actually.’
UK production house, led by Sarah Smith and Julie Lockhart, will co-develop and distribute family animated features in theatres worldwide.
Veteran visual effects and CG supervisor with 20 years’ experience brings his creative vision to studio as it ramps up productions.
Recruiter, formerly at Dneg TV, Double Negative and the Mill, plans to expand studio’s creative team on projects like ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ and ‘Spider-Man: Far from Home.’
Award-winning VFX house expands Vancouver and Montréal facilities, hires veteran television and VFX producer Michelle Eisenreich to lead Vancouver operations.
Former All3Media general counsel to oversee London animation studio’s legal and business affairs, business strategy and development, commercial operations and the implementation of its long and short-term strategic plans.
Second major update of 2018 brings interface updates, cross-substance improvements and a host of new features for amateurs and pros alike.
Day-long event open to SIGGRAPH 2018 attendees with multiple sessions from industry leaders including Double Negative and Theia Interactive.
Production VFX supervisor Dan Glass doubles down on the creation of a more unified Colossus with simultaneous facial capture and voice performance, and geometry-based character animation.
Method VFX supervisor Greg Steele oversees delivery of 430 shots for the culmination of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including upgrades for Rocket and Groot featuring hand-keyed character animation.
Overall VFX supervisor Peter Chiang talks previs, techvis, drones and Chinese sound stages on Steven DeKnight’s sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 sci-adventure romp.
Production VFX Supervisor Geoff Baumann assembled and managed the movie’s heavy-hitter vendor lineup to complete more than 2,000 visual effects shots for Marvel’s most recent hit.