New footage, photos, and plot details from the highly anticipated Prime Video series tease never-before-explored settings and storylines, and signal to fans that it won’t be going the route of ‘Game of Thrones.’
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Watch the fiery, slow-motion molten metal ‘title birth’ of Prime Video’s highly anticipated, $500 million, 2-season at least series, set thousands of years before the events of ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings,’ premiering September 2.
The real-time content development platform finalizes its US$1.625 billion purchase of the legendary VFX studio’s digital tools, pipeline and engineering talent; VFX teams now operating as standalone WetaFX under CEO Prem Akkaraju and majority owner Sir Peter Jackson.
The highly anticipated, $500 million yet-to-be-named original ‘LOTR’ prequel series will debut September 2, 2022 exclusively on Prime Video
New production studio joint venture will specialize in pre-production and animation services for real-time 2D and 3D series and features.
New subscription service productizes Weta’s Oscar-winning Maya-based proprietary VFX tools, providing artists access to one complete stage to screen Maya-based pipeline.
Legendary Academy, DGA, PGA and VES Award-winning filmmaker to be recognized for his valuable contributions to filmed entertainment at the upcoming April 6/7 VES Awards.
For creators Andrew Koehler and Benjamin Martian, Adult Swims’ satirical fantasy series about bold adventures and murderous quests proves you can still get plucked from obscurity and given an animated series… without a pitch.
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.
Amazon Prime’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ prequel has already been renewed for a second season, ahead of its 2021 Season One release.
Billionaire philanthropist and entrepreneur, Facebook’s first president, partners with VFX pioneer to help fund studio’s growth.
VFX supervisor Ken McGaugh and animation supervisor Dennis Yoo face the challenges of creating a steampunk-inflected dystopian world inhabited by giant, predator cities on wheels for Oscar-winning VFX artist-turned-director Christian Rivers’ feature adaptation.
Academy governors Richard Edlund and Bill Kroyer weigh in on how to acknowledge and reward the growing number of stellar CG character performances.
New crowd simulation agent delivers lifelike, feature film quality movements recorded by one of the world’s leading motion capture studios.
Industry-leading simulation tool features improved workflow for creating crowds, expanded shading options, and universal plugin to ensure compatibility with all major 3D software.
Scholarships available for for CG animation course led by Aubry Mintz alongside guest artists Rex Grignon, Jason Schleifer, Scott LaFleur and Jennifer Dahlman.