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George Clooney Headline News

NVIZ and George Clooney Take a Virtual Spacewalk on ‘The Midnight Sky’

Leading visualization company and their ARENA virtual camera system helped the filmmaker and his VFX team plan, visualize, shoot, and deliver key astronaut spacewalk and airlock death sequences on their Oscar-nominated, VES Award-winning sci-fi drama.

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Jerome Chen Talks Real-Time Animation with Unreal Engine

The Sony Pictures Imageworks senior VFX supervisor discusses his studio’s integration of Epic’s game engine technology and real-time workflows into its animation production on a new episode of Netflix’s ‘Love, Death & Robots’ anthology series.

virtual production Headline News

Epic Games Releases Volume 2 of its Virtual Production Field Guide

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 7:00am

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.

Studio Closures Headline News

Disney Shutting Blue Sky Studios

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 12:02pm

Doors will close sometime in April; 450 employees will lose their jobs as the studio behind the hugely successful ‘Ice Age’ franchise falls victim to the pandemic’s continuing economic impact.    

animated short films Headline News

16 Finalists From Unreal Engine Short Film Challenge Revealed

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 12:04pm

Stunning array of shorts, selected from across Australia in Epic’s first Unreal Engine Short Film Challenge, were all completed in just six weeks during the pandemic, and showcase Unreal’s virtual production capabilities and how the platform is enabling increasingly sophisticated creativity.

Cutting Edge VFX Headline News

WATCH: ‘Stick Figure War’ Showcases Blackmagic Cameras and Unreal Engine

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.

Virtual Production Training VFXWorld

Linda Sellheim Talks Epic’s Unreal Fellowship

One of the company’s innovative new fellowship creators discusses the program’s intense virtual production workflow curriculum, participation requirements, and goals for the future.

Business Headline News

Epic Games Releases Free 15-Hour Virtual Production Primer

Available through Unreal Online Learning, the self-paced program of 8 courses and 10 videos teaches the fundamentals of Unreal Engine and real-time production.

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Sony Acquires Minority Stake in Epic Games

Company makes $250 Million strategic investment in game industry leader to broaden their collaboration developing state of the art technology, entertainment, and socially connected online services.

Epic Games Headline News

Epic Games Launches MegaGrants, New Unreal Engine Technology & Online Services at GDC 2019

Announcements include $100,000,000 Epic MegaGrants, features in Unreal Engine 4.22 and beyond, SDK availability for free Epic Online Services, Epic Games store news and more.

Game Developers Conference Headline News

Epic Games Annual ‘State of Unreal’ Set for GDC 2019

Livestreamed opening talk with CEO Tim Sweeney and CTO Kim Libreri, plus tech briefings and two exhibition floor booths for demos and networking part of company’s extensive show plans. 

FMX 2018 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Blue Sky’s Chris Wedge Talks Animation Directing Challenges at FMX 2018

By Dan Sarto | Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 10:08pm

The Oscar-winning director and studio co-founder shares his insights on the animation industry, what inspires and drives him, as well as what advice he has for young professionals.

Events Headline News

FMX Adds Joyce, Shankly and Naylor

Conference also sets Animation Production Day for April 26-27, releases third trailer in a series and confirms new participants.

Epic Games Headline News

Couldn’t Make It to SIGGRAPH? Watch the Epic Games User Group Presentation Online

Epic Games showcases advancements in virtual, augmented and mixed reality as well as the impact of the Cloud, AI and machine learning on production pipelines, at is first-ever User Group meetup at SIGGRAPH 2017.

Allegorithmic Headline News

Allegorithmic Unveils Substance Painter 2017.2 and More at Substance Days Hollywood 2017

Allegorithmic unveils Live Link from Substance Painter to Unity, Substance Automation Toolkit, Substance Source in Unity, Substance Source in Unreal Engine 4, and more at the second annual  Substance Days Hollywood held July 27-29 at Gnomon School of Visual Effects, Games & Animation.

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