The Industrial Light & Magic senior art director discusses his iconic droid design as well as duties as a concept artist on both ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ and ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.’
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VFX supervisor Mark Bakowski discusses his team’s 10,000 frame, seven-minute ISS interior sequence for Daniel Espinosa’s and Sony’s sci-fi thriller.
Exclusive presentations from ILM, DNeg, Important Lookin Pirates, and more, to cover Clarisse 3.5’s wide range of improvements including a new set of innovative and creative features focused on layout, scene assembly, look development, lighting and rendering.
ILM's supervising art director discusses the concept and production art pipeline on Walt Disney Pictures and J.J. Abrams' epic space adventure.
Postvis/VFX supervisor Teftt Smith II discusses the Santa Monica studio’s work on nearly 300 shots from previs through final delivery.
Industrial Light & Magic animation supervisor Scott Benza discusses Warner Bros.’ latest take on one of Hollywood’s most iconic monster creations.
VFX supervisor Samir Hoon discusses the challenges of integrating the work of multiple facilities for the groundbreaking Chinese-U.S. big-budget co-production.
VFX supervisor Richard Bluff describes Industrial Light & Magic’s dazzling New York and Hong Kong sequence work in Marvel’s supernatural adventure hit.
Academy gives nod to supporting visual effects with nomination of Industrial Light & Magic team led by VFX supervisor Craig Hammack for director Peter Berg’s depiction of the disastrous 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion and spill.
Actors John Cho and Leslie Mann will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.
ILM chief creative officer and senior visual effects supervisor John Knoll -- nominated for an Oscar alongside VFX supervisor Mohen Leo, animation supervisor Hal Hickel, and special effects supervisor Neil Corbould -- details the challenges of bringing the continuing saga of the Skywalker family to the big screen.
Director Gareth Edwards delivers a film light on story but excellent when it comes to visuals and set piece moments.
Led by VFX supervisor Jason Billington, Deluxe Entertainment-owned effects house is tapped to heighten realism in many of the film’s high action sequences, adding digital mud, fire and smoke.
Final trailer for director Gareth Edwards’ forthcoming installment in the ‘Star Wars’ saga sets up a familiar story of a parent and child at ideological odds with glorious visuals that hint at the film’s epic scale.
VFX supervisor Russell Earl discusses the climactic airport battle complete with fully CG super heroes, environments and hundreds of digital assets on Marvel’s latest ‘Captain America’ franchise hit.
With the 2016 VIEW Conference kicking off October 24, watch AWN's two-part interview with Ben Snow from the 2015 edition.
Animation supervisor Steve Rawlins discusses Spider-Man, Ant-Man, Black Panther and other CG super hero characters ILM produced for Marvel’s action-adventure hit.
New trailer for the first in a series of planned ‘Star Wars’ anthology films is packed full of stunning visuals, including Imperial Star Destroyers orbiting a nearly-completed Death Star.
Open source release of technology used for the interchange of 3D graphics data through various digital content creation tools provides an effective and scalable solution for the complex workflows of CG film and game industry studios.
ILMxLAB artists employ HP Z Workstations equipped with NVIDIA Quadro professional GPUs for the new Star Wars VR experience, ‘Trials on Tatooine.’
New release of high-end 2D & 3D rendering software features expanded VFX toolset along with new licensing and rental options aimed at small-to-mid-size studios.
Award-winning software brings greater efficiency to studios of all sizes with new Windows port; professional look development and lighting tool is now easier to install and supports plug-ins for RenderMan, V-Ray, Arnold and 3Delight.
Industrial Light & Magic VFX supervisor Patrick Tubach discusses the blend of practical and digital effects created for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ at FMX 2016.