AWN’s Max Weinstein reflects on last week’s VES Awards ceremony, an evening filled with excitement that nevertheless marked another rough, taxing year for visual effects artists, the industry, and the world at large.
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Both films each take home four awards; two MC cancelations notwithstanding, the visual effects community came together in force, packing the Beverly Hilton to celebrate winners in 25 categories and to honor Lynwen Brennan and Guillermo del Toro.
‘Loki’ and ‘WandaVision’ also snag honors in the TV categories at the guild’s 26th annual celebration.
Starting March 16, subscribers will have access to ‘Daredevil,’ ‘Jessica Jones,’ ‘Luke Cage,’ ‘Iron Fist,’ and more, along with enhanced content ratings and PIN protection.
Nominees in 25 categories across film, TV, real-time, and special venue projects represent the top visual effects and animation work produced over the past year; ceremony format and venue yet to be revealed due to the ongoing pandemic.
In this VFX breakdown reel, see how the horned gator was created, including skin textures and a medley of facial expressions that made the reptilian star a series favorite.
NEP Virtual Studios and Trilith Studios’ new state-of-the-art facility, coming to the Creative Technologies District, offers filmmakers stable advanced real-time workflows and technology including ICVFX.
Deal calls for purchase of leading VFX studio’s proprietary software systems, pipeline, and engineering talent; Oscar-winning VFX team will become WetaFX, remaining under Peter Jackson’s majority ownership and helmed by CEO Prem Akkaraju.
Company mixes it up with president Tom Kendall changing hats as new head of business development; new hires include Paul Richards as EVP of Technology, and Crys Forsyth-Smith as EVP of Global Production.
The leading visual effects studio delivers 450 shots, including key Time Variance Authority, Gobi Desert and The Expanse sequences requiring digital characters, CG set extensions and live-action plate integration, on Marvel Studios and Disney+’s raucous new MCU outing.
Design and VFX studio delivers high-tech retro and futuristic time-travel 3D graphics on Marvel Studios and Disney+’s hit MCU series.
The visual effects giant delivered 500 shots on Marvel Studios and Disney+’s latest MCU episodic adventure, creating the pyroclastic-like trans-temporal monster, Alioth, along with Alligator Loki and the cloudy, ambiguous world where everything pruned by the TVA is deposited.
The award-winning visual effects company tackles the time-stage theater, time turner effect, time collar and time door, along with set extensions, meteors and dust effects from the destruction of Lamentis, on Disney+’s latest MCU episodic adventure.
Oscar-winning VFX studio puts on a masterclass in destruction as they build, and then demolish, the enormous airborne training fortress, with heroes and villains all dodging flaming wreckage as they plummet to earth, in the finale of Marvel Studios’ latest MCU thriller.
The ‘God of Mischief’ faces his toughest opponents yet - Springfield’s mightiest and oddest heroes; the second ‘The Simpsons’ cross-over promotional short film now streaming.
The long-time Lucky Charms commercial production house magically transforms Lucky the Leprechaun into something much darker in cross-promotion campaign for the new Disney+ series.
The mischievous horned God’s Disney+ series will now premiere Wednesday June 9, moving back from June 11, avoiding competition with subsequent Friday ‘The Bad Batch’ releases as well as ‘Black Widow’s July 9 launch.
VFX supervisor John Kilshaw’s NY team produced the color blossom transformation from initial black and white format, as well as various magic effects and photoreal CG characters like a stork and kaleidoscope of butterflies, on the hit Marvel Studios and Disney+ series.
The MCU’s favorite trickster must work alongside the Time Variance Authority to fix his Tesseract-related, time-altering mistakes; series debuts June 11.
The companies will co-produce ‘Igraine The Brave Based,’ a 3D animated feature based on Cornelia Funke's magical fantasy novel; additional collaborations in the pipeline include other live-action and animated films and features.
We finally get to see what’s next for our favorite MCU trickster, who steals the Tesseract from ‘Endgame,’ and mixes it up with Owen Wilson.
Marvel Studios President and CCO Kevin Feige announces ‘Secret Invasion,’ ‘Ironheart,’ and ‘Armor Wars’ as part of the Disney Investor Day programming reveal extravaganza.
See what happens after our favorite MCU trickster steals the Tesseract from ‘Endgame’; Marvel’s highly anticipated new show starts streaming on Disney+ in May 2021.
Emmy-winning ‘Rick and Morty’ scribe Jessica Gao has signed on as writer and developer for Marvel TV’s ‘She-Hulk,’ reportedly set to stream in 2020.