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Kevin Jenkins VFXWorld

Reinventing a Galaxy Far, Far Away: Kevin Jenkins on Designing ‘The Last Jedi’

From preproduction through postproduction, design supervisor Kevin Jenkins helps safeguard the visual language of the Star Wars universe for the eighth episode in the iconic franchise.

Feature VFX VFXWorld

Worlds of Wonder: Winter 2018 VFX Preview

This winter offers a franchise reboot, massive destruction on a global scale, and the return of Paddington the bear, but the real story just might be the worlds of wonder conjured up for the Disney adaptation of ‘A Wrinkle in Time.’

Industrial Light & Magic VFXWorld

Balancing Act: ILM Blends VFX Innovation with Franchise Consistency in ‘The Last Jedi’

Led by production VFX supervisor Ben Morris, visual effects powerhouse Industrial Light & Magic confidently seeks to honor the innovative spirit of the series without losing its heart.

Marvel Studios VFXWorld

Assembling an Epic: The VFX of ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

Marvel Studios VFX supervisor Jake Morrison oversaw just under 2,700 shots contributed by Framestore, Digital Domain, Double Negative, Industrial Light & Magic, Rising Sun Pictures, Method Studios, Iloura and Luma Pictures for the third instalment of the God of Thunder franchise.

ctnx Headline News

Creative Talent Network Animation Expo Returns to Burbank Nov. 17-19

CTNX 2017 puts the talent center stage with appearances by legendary animator Glen Keane and NBA star Kobe Bryant, Pixar director Pete Docter, internationally renowned artists Jordi Lafabre, Frank Pe and Tomer Hanuka, and more.

Education Headline News

Animation Mentor Unveils New Digital Platform

Online school offers advanced feedback tools and social-media-style interaction between students and professional mentors.

Feature VFX VFXWorld

ILM Delivers Hellfire and Damnation for Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’

Industrial Light & Magic VFX supervisor Ben Snow details the range of destruction and fiery visual effects created for the Paramount feature starring Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem.

Visual Effects Headline News

Capita’s Former Software Chief Joins Foundry as New CEO

Experienced software and tech exec Craig Rodgerson will spearhead developing the company’s strategic direction and building its product line.

VIEW Conference ANIMATIONWorld

The Industry’s Best and Brightest All Set to Share Their VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 11:32pm

The 18th VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy gets ready to present its biggest program ever of top animation, VFX, VR and game industry experts.

VIEW Conference Blogs

WATCH: ILM’s Russell Earl Talks the VFX of ‘Captain America: Civil War’ at VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 9:55am

The veteran VFX supervisor discusses digital doubles, animating believable performances and handling on-set technical challenges while shooting Marvel’s smash super hero hit, ‘Captain America: Civil War.’

VIEW Conference Blogs

WATCH: ILM’s Roger Guyett Talks the VFX of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ at VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Monday, October 2, 2017 at 1:44pm

The veteran visual effects supervisor and 2nd unit director details Industrial Light & Magic’s work with J.J. Abram’s on his epic sci-fi adventure hit.

VIEW Conference Blogs

WATCH: Lucasfilm CTO Rob Bredow Talks ILMxLAB, ILM VR Tools and More at VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 29, 2017 at 12:39pm

The veteran CTO and VFX supervisor discusses ILM VR tools, technology and storytelling efforts on ‘Star Wars’ franchise films.

Awards Headline News

Australian Effects & Animation Festival Announces 2017 Winners

‘War for the Planet of the Apes,’ ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Kong: Skull Island,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,’ ‘Ghost in the Shell,’ ‘Valerian and The City of a Thousand Planets’ and ‘Doctor Strange’ receive awards for feature film VFX at 2017 Australian Effects & Animation Festival.

Zoic Studios Headline News

Zoic Studios Promotes John Kilshaw to Creative Director

VFX veteran has lent his talents to a slew of major feature films including ‘The Avengers,’ “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,’ and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.’

Pixar Headline News

Pixar Animation Studios Showcases New Rendering Technologies at SIGGRAPH 2017

Special previews of live rendering and a CPU + GPU solution accompany the announcement of RenderMan 21.5.

lawsuits Headline News

Fox, Paramount & Crystal Dynamics Named Defendants in MOVA Lawsuit

MOVA developers suing Disney and Marvel for IP Infringement expand lawsuit to include ‘Deadpool,’ and ‘Terminator: Genisys’ features and ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ video game.

SIGGRAPH 2017 Headline News

Foundry Unveils Star-Studded Line-up for SIGGRAPH 2017

All-star event showcasing new Elara and Bunsen products alongside industry-leading tools Nuke, Modo, Katana and Cara VR to feature special guests Industrial Light & Magic, Weta Digital, Marvel Studios, id Software, and more.

lawsuits Headline News

Lawsuit: MOVA Developers Suing Disney & Marvel for IP Infringement

Intellectual property lawsuit alleges Disney, Marvel and others knowingly infringed copyrights, trademarks, and/or patents by using stolen CG technology in blockbuster movies.

Lucasfilm Headline News

Lucasfilm, ILM Announce Open Source Release of MaterialX Library

MaterialX development team to host a ‘Birds of a Feather’ meeting at the ACM SIGGRAPH Conference in Los Angeles, CA on Monday July 31, 2017.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: ILM’s John Knoll Talks ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Development and More at FMX 2017

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 12, 2017 at 11:21am

Industrial Light & Magic’s chief creative officer discusses story development as well as VFX production, virtual tools and Death Star weapon sequences on Gareth Edwards’ ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.’

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