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Wētā FX Fashions Creatures Great and Small for ‘Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire’

VFX Producer Kevin Sherwood and Animation Supervisor Ludovic Chailloleau talk Shimo, Skar King, One-Eye, Suko, and the myriad environments of Hollow Earth created for the latest Warner Bros./Legendary Monsterverse outing.

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Warner Drops ‘Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire’ Official Trailer #2

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at 9:54am

What on Earth… or Hollow Earth could scare Kong and Godzilla? Something epically colossal and massive and epic that’s happening underground, that’s what! The newest Monsterverse installment stomps into theaters and IMAX on March 29.

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‘Godzilla Minus One’ Breathes New Life into the Iconic Kaiju

Shirogumi VFX supervisor Kiyoko Shibuya helped deliver 620 shots, including the giant beast crushing the heavy cruiser Takao, all on a shoestring budget, in Takashi Yamazaki’s hit sci-fi thriller, nominated for a best VFX Oscar at this year’s Academy Awards.

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Warner Drops ‘Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire’ Official Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 4, 2023 at 7:30am

As the extremely active seismograph warns, something epically colossal and massive and epic is happening underground, as ‘Godzilla Vs. Kong’ director Adam Wingard returns to helm the upcoming Monsterverse installment, stomping into theaters April 12, 2024.

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DreamWorks and DNEG Alum Archie Donato Joins Jellyfish Pictures

The industry veteran comes on board as creative director of animation as the studio expands into feature animation and high-end TV; animation division also recently welcomed Chrissy Metge as executive producer and Louis Flores as VFX supervisor. 

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Godzilla Returns in Apple TV+’s ‘Monarch: Legacy of Monsters’ First Look

Starring Kurt Russell, Wyatt Russell, and Anna Sawai, the upcoming live-action sci-fi series, based on Legendary’s ‘Monsterverse,’ pits the famed Gojira and Titans in all-new clashes, coming soon to the streamer. 

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Polygon Pictures: 40 Years of Blood, Sweat, Tears, and Hard-Earned Acclaim

For president and CEO Shūzō John Shiota, what a long, strange trip it’s been… as the famed, Emmy Award-winning Japanese animation studio celebrates four often tough decades building and sustaining a business that shifted from pioneering CGI development to production of a wealth of well-known, visually distinctive shows like the 3DCG ‘Godzilla’ trilogy, ‘Ajin,’ ‘Tron: Uprising,’ and ‘Blame!’

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Legendary Drops Title Reveal Trailer for ‘Godzilla X Kong: The New Empire’

‘Godzilla Vs. Kong’ director Adam Wingard helms the newest installment in the Monsterverse, with a script by Terry Rossio and Jeremy Slater from a story by Simon Barrett, stomping into theaters March 15, 2024.

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Former Crunchyroll Execs Kristin Parcell and Stacy Burt Join Toho

Pair will lead the Japanese entertainment production giant’s U.S. expansion, including its first E-Commerce platform outside of Tokyo, launching in 2023.

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Godzilla and the Titans Will Wreak More Havoc in Apple TV+ Monsterverse Series

In the freshly ordered kaiju show, humans will come to grips with the reality that monsters exist and uncover the secrets of the shadowy organization known as Monarch.

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‘Dawn of the Monsters’: A Smash ‘Em Up Game Honoring the Origins of Kaiju

13AM’s new 2.5D animated brawler, set to release early this year, is a story-driven, co-operative monster mashup that lets players collaborate to destroy an alien horde and save the planet.

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Netflix’s ‘Godzilla Singular Point’ Debuts June 24

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 21, 2021 at 4:15pm

New original ‘Godzilla’ anime series from bones and Orange combines hand-drawn and CG animation to tell the story of a grad student and an engineer brought together by a mysterious song to lead the fight against an unimaginable force.

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Creating a More Human Kong in ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’

Weta Digital animates key emotional sequences that capture the battling primate’s older, wiser, and more humanoid side; studio also delivers 13 hero environments including Hollow Earth and a military base in Antarctica.

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‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Success Signals Good News for Movie Theaters

The titanic smash-em-up demolished previous COVID-19 era U.S. theatrical box office takes with $9.6 million debut and $48.5 million 5-day opening weekend, that coupled with $236.9 million international cume, indicates movie theaters may not be dead…yet.

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‘Skull Island’ and ‘Tomb Raider’ Anime Series in Development at Netflix

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 9:53am

Adding to their extensive slate of previously announced anime projects, Netflix has greenlit two new series, from Legendary Television, based on hugely popular film and game franchises.

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Go Go Gojira: Original ‘Godzilla Singular Point’ Anime Series Heading to Netflix

By Dan Sarto | Monday, October 12, 2020 at 12:51pm

Coming to the streaming giant in 2021, show features a brand-new story and cast, and is being produced by bones (‘My Hero Academy’) and Orange (‘Beastars’).

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Register Now for Free PreVIEW Session with Director Peter Ramsey

VIEW Conference 2020 hosts the award-winning co-director of ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,’ August 29 in an online discussion.

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Crunchyroll Reaches 3 Million Paid Global Subscribers

Platform hits new milestone as it expands brands to include Anime Digital Network, Anime on Demand, KAZÉ and Eye See Movies while extending reach with HBO MAX, Adult Swim, and TNT Germany distribution deals.

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Roland Emmerich to Receive 2019 VES Visionary Award

Noted ‘Independence Day’ director-producer joins previous visionaries Jonathan Nolan, Victoria Alonso, Syd Mead, J.J. Abrams, Alfonso Cuarón, Ang Lee and Christopher Nolan as recipient of prestigious Visual Effects Society award.

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