Leading creative studio delivers 720 shots for Universal’s comedy adventure, starring Jamie Foxx and Will Ferrel, about an abandoned dog who forms a gang of misfit ‘strays’ dogs; CG magic used to create a fully digital eagle and replace dogs’ muzzles and heads.
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Focus on Education includes workshops and masterclasses by renowned industry masters such as famed Disney animator Deja on ‘Character Animation;’ Lucasfilm VP and executive creator Chiang on ‘Art and ‘Star Wars;’ and Cartoon Saloon production designer Almu Redondo on ‘Art Direction, Visual Development and Stylization;’ the VIEW Conference takes place October 15-20 in Turin, Italy.
The VFX studio provided 250 shots, including guiding the ship ‘The Demeter’ through a terrifying CG storm, and adding whitewater, mist and fog to achieve frightening realism; the movie is now in theaters.
The summer heats up with enhanced Maxon One subscription offerings, including Jitter added to Redshift, MatCap Shader Node and Support for Maya on Mac, and Improved Trapcode Workflows.
Kay John Yim takes a deep, technical dive into his new short, ‘Masquerade,’ a character animation project that helped him further develop skills in storyboarding, character design, character animation, and rendering.
From giant red spaceships to tentacled, toothy Abilisks, the studio’s VFX and animation teams, led by VFX supervisor Guy Williams and animation supervisor Michael Cozens, pull out all the stops for the final chapter of James Gunn’s MCU trilogy.
Newest version includes enhanced technology features such as advanced denoising powered by machine learning, reaching new milestones in support for volumes, secondary passes, and performance for feature film animation and VFX.
For Matt Bishop and his artistic team, creating 39 different wildlife creatures, some highly endangered with little available reference, for Apple TV+’s live-action/CGI hybrid series inspired by the life and work of Dr. Jane Goodall, was a rewarding, collaborative effort that hopefully helps inspire people to better understand kids’ relationship with our planet; the show premieres on the streamer April 14.
The visual effects studio creates 334 shots for Season 2 of Brian Young and Netflix’s coming-of-age fantasy adventure about teenage fairies learning to master their powers while navigating love, rivalries, and a flock of bug-like Scrapers at their magical boarding school.
The leading visual effects company delivers 328 shots from its Montreal facility, with another 233 from its London facility, including heavy magical element simulations, a swarm of bees transforming into a human, and the wish fish girl, on the Paul Feig fantasy adventure now streaming on Netflix.
Visual effects supervisor Chris Browne has big plans for his sci-fi project originally conceived as a feature film and TV series – he created 200 digitally augmented shots with photoreal robots, virtual environments, and swarming drone bots for the short film proof-of-concept.
The cloud-based creative studio brings on Clairellen Wallin to support client/artist relationships and Mike Pullan to handle day to day project management and planning.
Studio collaborates with Sky Creative from pre-production through shoot and VFX to create an adrenaline-fueled spot to celebrate the start of the 2023 racing season.
Leading visual effects studio delivers 420 shots, including a massive, sinister 3D snake, on Florian Sigl’s feature film adaptation of Wolfgang Mozart’s 232-year-old opera, which hits U.S. theaters today, March 10, courtesy of Shout! Factory.
The Oscar-winning VFX studio, using Maya and Houdini, delivered 500 VFX shots, including the film’s finale filled with crowds of digi-doubles on the deck, the hull, and in the water around the futuristic Wakandan stealth ship.
Hosted by Post New York Alliance (PNYA), the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA), and Fuse Technical Group, the January 26 event will explore how filmmakers can utilize Unreal Engine to enhance their projects, including presentation, speakers, and Q&A.
Inspired by a ‘Frozen’ documentary, director Daniel Gies digitally created the film’s folded paper styled stop-motion-like animation with tools such as Maya, Houdini, and Unreal Engine; his animated short debuts later this year.
The visual effects team delivered 135 shots across the series’ episodes combining actual pyrotechnics with digital flames to showcase the many different and terrifying forms that fire can take; the CBS primetime series returns January 6 with all-new episodes.
VFX Supervisor Dennis Berardi dishes on the show’s signature production of ghouls, critters, an octopus, a blob monster, a six-foot long queen rat, and a lady made out of beauty lotion – 2,000 visual effects shots all totaled - in the horror anthology series now streaming on Netflix.
Studio serves as lead VFX vendor on Eric Garcia’s new nonlinear, eight-part Netflix crime series inspired by the true story of a $70 billion Manhattan bank heist during Hurricane Sandy; challenging effects-heavy shots included creating a swarm of digital bees to camouflage a character’s movements through a super-secure bank vault.
The visual effects studio delivered 1,522 shots on the Showtime vampire/horror series, including fully CG chimps that morphed into vicious vampire chimps.
The founder of EDSTUDIOS shared his holiday-themed short ‘The Great Candy Inquisition,’ all completed in NVIDIA Omniverse Create App.
The studio harnessed Maya and Houdini to deliver 500 visual effects shots, creating backgrounds for the film’s finale aboard a futuristic Wakandan stealth ship; with Houdini’s crowd tools, CG digi-doubles based on live-action footage of 20 stunt performers translated to 100s of warriors on deck, on the hull, and in the water.
Plug-in allows easy integration and access to cloud-based resources enabling users to submit renders without leaving the app.