Former Disney COO Tom Staggs, former Google executive Jeff Huber, and Peter Jackson’s longtime partner Ken Kamins appointed as part of company’s continuing expansion.
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Veteran tech exec joins company from Carnegie Mellon University; will oversee technology initiatives for VFX work as well as at new animation division.
Fulfilling Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh’s long-time dream, leading VFX studio will for the first begin producing original animated feature and episodic content.
Billionaire philanthropist and entrepreneur, Facebook’s first president, partners with VFX pioneer to help fund studio’s growth.
Weta’s four-time Oscar-winning senior VFX supervisor talks about the complexities of creating believable digital ape performances in the final film in Fox’s ‘Apes’ trilogy reboot, director Matt Reeves’ futuristic action adventure ‘War for the Planet of the Apes.’
Group of 20 nominees draws on two decades of experience and technological advances, delivering shots that were previously unimaginable.
Mentor and awards program looks to establish industry approved review process to help students be better prepared to work in the VFX, animation and games industries.
Honor recognizing pioneering significant and lasting contributions to the art and science of the visual effects industry will be presented at the 16th annual VES Awards in February.
The 18th VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy gets ready to present its biggest program ever of top animation, VFX, VR and game industry experts.
L.A.-based Gnomon tops the animation ranking, while Germany’s Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg is the No. 1 VFX school.
Registration now open for 18th annual computer graphics symposium running October 23-27; entries underway for ‘View Awards’ and ‘Games Bootcamp.’
Representing more than 600 academic facilities located in over 80 countries worldwide, worldwide, Autodesk-sponsored student competition received 8,725 digital projects created by 2,752 students.
Four-time Oscar winner Joe Letteri, Oscar winner John Nelson, two-time Oscar winner Bill Westenhofer, and Oscar winner Martin Hill join the roster of more than 25 top industry professionals already confirmed for Italy’s computer graphics conference.
Both the actor and the Academy Award-winning VFX supervisor for WETA Digital, respectively, will sit on the keynote panel and host an exclusive Q&A following an early screening of ‘War for the Planet of the Apes,’ their recent collaboration.
Renowned Weta Digital senior visual effects supervisor to present the evolution of visual effects technology and artistry behind the final film in the trilogy at VIEW 2017 running October 23-27, 2017 in Torino, Italy.
From fiery photorealistic oil rig disasters and fractal geometry-based inter-dimensional mind-bending psychic excursions, to a digitally recreated Carrie Fisher as young Princes Leia, this year’s crop of ten best visual effects productions presented at the Motion Picture Academy represent another reminder of the breadth, depth and range of creative artistry and talent within the industry.
Joe Letteri, senior VFX supervisor and studio director at Weta Digital, discusses the use of digital characters and virtual production technology on the three 'Hobbit' films.
Top industry professionals in animation, effects, games and transmedia share their thoughts on the success of the FMX Conference, which celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2015.
Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia celebrates its 20th Anniversary with ‘20 Years of ‘Toy Story,’ presentation from VFX luminary Joe Letteri, ‘20 years of Weta Digital,’ and ‘40 years of Industrial Light & Magic.’