Leading creative studio delivers 720 shots for Universal’s comedy adventure, starring Jamie Foxx and Will Ferrel, about an abandoned dog who forms a gang of misfit ‘strays’ dogs; CG magic used to create a fully digital eagle and replace dogs’ muzzles and heads.
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The committee has revised Rules and Procedures in some categories and announced name changes in others; submissions close on November 30; timing of the 22nd Annual VES Awards Presentation is TBD.
The VFX studio contributed 1,800 shots for Netflix India’s ‘Rana Naidu’ series, based on the popular American Showtime drama series; work included action clean-ups, greenscreen sequences, and CG elements such as the creation of a realistic snake that appears during a drug-induced hallucination.
For Junior animation student Alexandra Young, jumping into Unreal Engine to direct the school’s latest animated film, having never worked in 3D, was at first like drinking water from a firehose; however, she and her team quickly and effectively embraced the powerful real-time animation platform to tell an epic fantasy story in ways they couldn’t have done otherwise.
A Stark Production, WildBrain, and Infinite Studios’ popular 3DCG animated series scores new international distribution in the U.S., Canada, Ireland, Norway and France.
Kay John Yim takes a deep, technical dive into his new short, ‘Masquerade,’ a character animation project that helped him further develop skills in storyboarding, character design, character animation, and rendering.
Along with program partners 4Wall and ZeroSpace, the company aims to provide trainees with the tools and knowledge to create cinematic content on a large scale; the immersive learning experience is open to all skill levels.
From giant red spaceships to tentacled, toothy Abilisks, the studio’s VFX and animation teams, led by VFX supervisor Guy Williams and animation supervisor Michael Cozens, pull out all the stops for the final chapter of James Gunn’s MCU trilogy.
Newest version includes enhanced technology features such as advanced denoising powered by machine learning, reaching new milestones in support for volumes, secondary passes, and performance for feature film animation and VFX.
The leading visual effects and animation company delivered 510 shots on 15 sequences for Rian Johnson and Netflix’s ‘Knives Out’ sequel, including the sprawling Greek island villa and titular signature glass monolith.
Using the title track of the singer’s latest album ‘Fossora,’ the experimental design studio depicted her performance within a dynamic, rotting, earthy mushroom world, bringing two parallel universes together in sync with the music.
Former visual effects student Noah Catan spent over a year working to improve upon the 2D ‘Klaus’ innovative 3D-styled lighting and shading in his development of Pantheon: Volumetric Lighting for 2D Animation software, created specifically for the production of SCAD Animation Studios’ CTA Emmy nominated animated short.
The Oscar, VES, and Annie Award-winning film, the third highest-grossing movie of all time, arrives March 28 on all major digital retailers, including Prime Video, Apple TV, Vudu, and Movies Anywhere, and will include over three hours of never-before-seen bonus content featuring the filmmakers, cast, and crew.
The two-time VES Award-winning and four-time Oscar-nominated Senior Animation Supervisor discusses his team’s groundbreaking animation work on the record-shattering ‘Avatar’ sequel, now in theaters.
Netflix’s Emmy Award-winning series boasts colorful and emotive CG characters, forgoing the soft, rounded look of cell-shading that’s much easier to produce but not nearly as sharp, snappy, or stylized.
Tapping NantStudio’s advanced LED stage powered by Unreal Engine for its ‘auto demo’ project, the studio demonstrates the sustainability impact of harnessing the cutting-edge technology, both in financial and environmental costs.
The studio transforms London into a dilapidated landscape dwarfed by towering statues of Greek Gods, creating the backdrop for the sci-fi series starring Jack Reynor and Chloë Grace Moretz, now streaming on Prime Video.
Featuring 6 hours of curated training material covering VFX filmmaking, Compositing, Modeling, and After Effects Animation, the VFX Sampler is a superb introduction to the global education program’s comprehensive, degreed, and accredited visual effects instruction.
More intuitive interface, extensive 3D template library, and collaboration tools make content creation faster and easier for use across social media, games, graphic design, and the metaverse.
VFX Supervisor Dennis Berardi dishes on the show’s signature production of ghouls, critters, an octopus, a blob monster, a six-foot long queen rat, and a lady made out of beauty lotion – 2,000 visual effects shots all totaled - in the horror anthology series now streaming on Netflix.
Studio serves as lead VFX vendor on Eric Garcia’s new nonlinear, eight-part Netflix crime series inspired by the true story of a $70 billion Manhattan bank heist during Hurricane Sandy; challenging effects-heavy shots included creating a swarm of digital bees to camouflage a character’s movements through a super-secure bank vault.
The award-winning studio delivers 271 shots for the Disney+ special, including a newly built and decorated Knowhere, Cosmo the (digital) dog, and a dancing adolescent Groot.
Wētā FX’s 4-time Oscar-winning Senior Visual Effects Supervisor discusses his collaboration with director James Cameron on the highly anticipated ‘Avatar’ sequel, now in theaters.
It took P-H Dallaire and Benoit Therriault a decade to find the right partner – Rodeo FX – to produce their 3DCG animated short about a young boy and a chipper little bird who work in a dank, dark coal mine.