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TV VFX Headline News

RISE FX Shares ‘Lovecraft Country’ VFX Breakdown Reel and Images

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 29, 2021 at 10:05am

German visual effects studio's new highlight reel showcases their work on funky ‘60s planet, menacing robots, and White Room prison cell from hit HBO horror fantasy series.

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

The Magic Behind the Magic of 'Star Wars: Episode IX’

Production VFX supervisor Roger Guyett talks creating Princess Leia, the benefits of practical shooting, and bringing the saga to a close.

Awards Headline News

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.

People Headline News

Dean DeBlois to Produce and Direct ‘Treasure Island’ for Universal

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 11:13am

News comes on heels of ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ trilogy director’s deal to write and direct live-action ‘Micronauts’ for Paramount / Hasbro.

People Headline News

Dean DeBlois to Write and Direct ‘Micronauts’ for Paramount / Hasbro

By Dan Sarto | Monday, September 23, 2019 at 2:08pm

Creative force behind DreamWorks Animation’s hit ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ film trilogy takes on the live-action action figure-inspired film project previously under development with J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot.

Lucasfilm Headline News

Disney Unveils Title, Teaser & Images for the Final Installment of the ‘Star Wars’ Saga

Opening in U.S. theaters on December 20, ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ will include previously unused footage of Carrie Fisher as General Organa.

San Diego Comic-Con Headline News

Warner Bros. TV Group Bringing 15 Series Panels and Signings to Comic-Con

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 2:48pm

Stars and producers from ‘DC Super Hero Girls,’ ‘Unikitty!,’ ‘Young Justice: Outsiders’ and other top studio shows are headed to San Diego. 

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.

FMX VFXWorld

WATCH: ILM’s Kevin Jenkins Talks ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Art Direction at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Friday, April 14, 2017 at 4:50pm

ILM's supervising art director discusses the concept and production art pipeline on Walt Disney Pictures and J.J. Abrams' epic space adventure.

People Headline News

Marvel EVP Victoria Alonso to Receive VES Visionary Award

Marvel Studios executive vice president of physical production Victoria Alonso named as the next recipient of the Visual Effects Society’s Visionary Award in recognition of her contributions to visual arts and filmed entertainment. 

Home Entertainment VFXWorld

ILM's Roger Guyett and Pat Tubach Talk ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 5:38pm

Coinciding with the film's DVD & Blu-ray release, the veteran Industrial Light & Magic VFX supervisors discuss the importance of lighting and practical in-camera shooting on Disney and J.J. Abrams' epic space adventure.

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