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Flex Those Casting Cordyceps Headline News

Catherine O’Hara Joins Cast of ‘The Last of Us’ Season 2

With her role undisclosed, the ‘Schitt’s Creek’ and ‘Beetlejuice’ star joins ‘Beef’ star Young Mazino as Jesse, Kaitlyn Dever as Abby, and Isabella Merced (‘Madame Web’) as Dina in HBO’s live-action series adaptation of the fan favorite zombie shooter.

The Cordyceps Will Soon Return Headline News

‘The Last of Us’ Rounds Out Season 2 Cast

‘Beef’ star Young Mazino will star as Jesse, with Kaitlyn Dever as Abby and Isabella Merced as Dina, in HBO’s live-action series adaptation of the fan favorite zombie shooter.

We Want More Zombies VFXWorld

Grounding the Apocalyptic Visuals in ‘The Last of Us’

VFX supervisor Alex Wang talks the Infected, Bloaters, massive Bloaters, a giraffe, and a crashing airliner as he breaks down the production of 3,000 visual effects shots created by DNEG, Wētā FX, Distillery VFX, Zero VFX, Important Looking Pirates, beloFX, Storm Studios, Wylie Co., RVX, Assembly, Crafty Apes, UPP, RISE, Framestore, Digital Domain and MAS on HBO’s critically acclaimed and wildly popular series.

Honoring the VFX Artistry Headline News

1st Annual ‘World VFX Day’ Announced

Celebrating the unsung heroes of film by highlighting the exceptional achievements and contributions of the visual effects community, the new event launches December 8.

Harrison Ford Can Still Whip it Up! VFXWorld

Rising Sun Pictures and Important Looking Pirates Tackle ‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’ VFX

The visual effects studios recreated 1960s New York City, complete with city street and subway chases – and digital horse - and an ancient undersea trireme shipwreck dive that included digital doubles, digital creatures, and dry-for-wet effects, respectively, on James Mangold and Lucasfilm’s final ‘Indiana Jones’ cinematic franchise adventure.

Before the Hunger Games Headline News

New Trailer, Poster Drop for ‘The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes’

Witness the rise of power in the prequel to the ‘The Hunger Games’ trilogy, set 64 years before Katniss Everdeen volunteered as tribute, and decades before Coriolanus Snow became the tyrannical President of Panem, in theaters November 17.

Fifth Time's the Charm? Headline News

Watch: ‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’ TV Spot

Epic begets iconic at the historic Super Bowl; Harrison Ford stars as the legendary hero archaeologist in the fifth installment of the storied franchise, coming to theaters this June.

Mando! Headline News

This is the Way! Disney+ Teases ‘Star Wars: The Mandalorian’ Season 3

The streamer shares key art and a featurette to tide fans over until the new 8-episode season’s March 1 release; Lucasfilm’s original live-action series follows the continuing journeys of Din Djarin through the Star Wars galaxy.

Mando! Headline News

Disney+ Drops ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 3 Trailer and Art

Lucasfilms’ hit sci-fi adventure series follows the Mandalorian’s continued journeys through the ‘Star Wars’ galaxy; new 8-episode season kicks off in March.

Dare to Dream VFXWorld

Untold Studios Gets its Dream VFX Project with Neil Gaiman’s ‘The Sandman’

Led by VFX supervisor James HattSmith, the studio delivers 360 shots filled with a wide range of expansive visuals on the Netflix dark fantasy that follows the journey of Morpheus, the King of Dreams, captured and held prisoner for over a century, who struggles to fix the chaos his absence has caused.

Dare to Dream Headline News

Netflix Drops ‘The Sandman’ Bonus Episode - With Animation!

Streamer releases 2-part episode this morning that includes animated segment, ‘A Dream of a Thousand Cats,’ directed by ‘Undone’s Hisko Hulsing and featuring the voice talent of David Tennant, James McAvoy, Sandra Oh, and Michael Sheen.

Dream a Little Dream of Me Headline News

Neil Gaiman Drops ‘The Sandman’ Official Trailer at Comic-Con 2022

By Dan Sarto | Monday, July 25, 2022 at 10:23am

The prolific, award-winning creator and author shares footage and other reveals from his upcoming supernatural thriller, set to hit Netflix on August 5.

The World Turns Upside Down Headline News

Netflix Drops ‘Stranger Things 4' Vol 1 Trailer and Seasons 1-3 Recaps

If the world is indeed turning upside down, viewers best be prepared; brush up on Seasons 1-3, because all new episodes are coming this Friday, May 27 and you need to be ready!

Every Streamer Needs a Great Foundation VFXWorld

Creating the VFX ‘Foundation’ for Apple TV+’s Epic Isaac Asimov Adaptation

A team of visual effects houses, led by DNEG, created 4,000 shots, complete with new worlds, the mysterious Vault artifact, and the enormous Invictus ship, in David Goyer’s expansive and enthralling new series, based on the famed author’s seminal sci-fi book series, now streaming.

Danger Will Robinson! Headline News

‘Lost in Space’ Season 3 Blasts off with New Trailer

Who’s not thrilled to hear once again the fateful phrase, ‘Danger Will Robinson… Danger’ as the third and final season of the reimagined 1965 Irwin Allen sci-fi classic is soon in hand; Netflix launches the space opera’s concluding episodes December 1.

Danger Will Robinson! Headline News

Netflix Drops ‘Lost in Space’ Season 3 Trailer

Big rocks, wrecked ships, and at least one unfortunate person careen through space in the streamer’s first official glimpse of their acclaimed sci-fi series’ third and final season, premiering December 1.

Isotropix Headline News

Isotropix’s Clarisse 3.5 to be Unveiled at FMX 2017

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.

Supporting Effects Headline News

Crafty Apes Delivers Subtle VFX for ‘Hidden Figures’

Team of 20 artists employs Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya to create CG environments and effects, including period-era technology reminiscent of 1960s Russian and NASA space programs.

Technology Headline News

Important Looking Pirates Sails to AWS Cloud with Avere

ILP, Scandinavia's largest visual effects and digital animation studio, meets demanding production schedules with help from Avere FXT Edge filers and cloud bursting technology.