22-year VFX veteran bolsters studio’s supervisory team; studio’s recent project deliveries include ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3,’ ‘Barbie,’ ‘The Little Mermaid’ and ‘Loki’ Season 2.
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A consummate collection of memorabilia photographed by Joe Pellegrini appears alongside the musings of the TV/Film industry veteran, who reflects on pop culture’s influence in the U.S. dating back to World War II; readers get a chance, and an excuse, to reminisce while taking a walk down memory lane.
The company co-founder reflects on the salad days of his pioneering animation studio, launched with Michael Hirsh and Patrick Loubert in 1971, as it grew from a one-camera setup in the bathroom of a downtown Toronto loft into one of the leading international producers and distributors of kids and family animation.
Costing $180 million to produce, Brad Bird’s live action fantasy adventure could see up to $140 million in losses by the time it finishes its global rollout.
MPC completes more than 550 shots for Disney’s The Lone Ranger, ranging from full CG canyons, caves and Comanche attacks to CG trains, horses, birds, arrows, fire and scorpions.
For the fifth consecutive year, every film nominated for the Oscar for Best Visual Effects is powered by NVIDIA technology, with NVIDIA GPUs playing an integral role in pipelines for WETA, Framestore, ILM and Pixomondo.
MPC’s work on Disney’s The Lone Ranger is recognized with an Oscar nomination for Visual Effects at the 86th Academy Awards.
Leading up to the Academy’s VFX bakeoff Thursday night, ILM releases several new videos giving a behind-the-scenes look at some of the year’s biggest tentpole features.