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Google Cloud Platform VFXWorld

Luma Pictures Takes Molten Man and Cyclone into the Cloud on ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 12:47pm

VFX producer Michael Perdew shares how Google Cloud was integral in the studio’s Air and Fire Elementals production work on the hit superhero action adventure.

BRIC Summit Headline News

First-Ever BRIC Summit Promotes Strategies to Change Representation in Hollywood

Sold-out inaugural 2019 BRIC Talent and Innovation Summit gathers a diverse array of creative professionals and leaders in entertainment and technology to reinvent how the industry recruits, supports and nurtures talent.

Jobs & Recruiting Headline News

Inaugural 2019 BRIC Talent and Innovation Summit Set for February 9

First-ever all-day interactive summit aims to support the next generation of creative leaders and industry disrupters.

Marvel VFXWorld

Piecing Together the Puzzle: Bringing ‘Black Panther’ to the Screen

Production VFX Supervisor Geoff Baumann assembled and managed the movie’s heavy-hitter vendor lineup to complete more than 2,000 visual effects shots for Marvel’s most recent hit. 

Luma Headline News

Luma Pictures Heads into New Territory, Hires Head Creative Director Ben Hibon

Los Angeles and Melbourne-based VFX shop expanding into original content with artist and animation director Hibon at the helm as Head Creative Director.

Education & Training Headline News

CG Spectrum College Now Accepting International Scholarship Applications

International candidates now eligible to apply for scholarships at Australia’s CG Spectrum College in animation, concept art, visual effects, programming, 3D modeling and compositing.

Luma Pictures Headline News

Luma Pictures Rewrites Physics for Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’

Inspired by surrealist art and the works of M.C. Escher, Luma creates the opening sequence in London for Marvel Studios’ blockbuster movie, ‘Doctor Strange.’

Blur Headline News

Blur Bolsters Technology & Creative Capabilities with New Talent

Character effects supervisor Eric Maurer and asset supervisor Oded Raz to bolster studio’s leadership team as the company gears up for the next round of feature work by Blur co-founder and ‘Deadpool’ director Tim Miller.

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

Luma Pictures Gears Up for ‘Captain America: Civil War’

CG supervisor Oded Raz and assistant VFX supervisor Jared Simeth discuss the making of Iron Man’s new glove, the Stark Protective Gauntlet, and other visual effects work the Santa Monica-based studio handled on Marvel’s latest super hero blockbuster.

Luma Pictures Headline News

Luma Bolsters VFX Division with Promotions, New Hire

Santa Monica and Melbourne-based visual effects studio strengthens its production management team with the hire of digital production manager Ashley Bettini and the promotions of digital production manager Justin Porter and production supervisor Michael Perdew.

Luma Pictures Headline News

Luma Brings Virtual Reality to Multiple Sclerosis Campaign

Santa Monica and Melbourne-based VFX studio teams with John X Carey at Tool of North America to brings to life an immersive VR campaign by Wieden + Kennedy for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Gnomon Headline News

Gnomon Live Australia Presents ‘The Art of Entertainment’ March 4-6

Curated by Gnomon founder and director Alex Alvarez, first-class lineup of Los Angeles-based VFX artists includes Jonathan Berube, Alexandre Lopes Cancado, Dylan Ekren, Devon Fay and Brandon Fayette.

Luma Pictures Headline News

Luma Pictures Unveils New VFX Show Reel

With more than 80 feature films spanning over a decade, Luma Pictures has made its mark with CG characters, simulations, and environments that have hit the big screen on tentpoles such as ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and Pharrell William’s ‘Freedom’ music video.

Awards VFXWorld

2016 Academy VFX Bake-off: 10 Oscar Hopefuls Vie for Nominations

Annual voting event showcases visual effects for the Academy’s shortlisted films: ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ ‘Ex Machina,’ ‘Jurassic World,’ ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ ‘The Martian,’ ‘The Revenant,’ ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ ‘Tomorrowland’ and ‘The Walk.’

s2015 Headline News

SIGGRAPH Announces 2015 Production Sessions

SIGGRAPH announces the complete lineup for this year’s Production Sessions program for its 42nd annual conference, set for August 9-13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Luma Pictures Headline News

Luma Pictures Delivers VFX for ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

Marking the company’s sixth collaboration with Marvel, Luma Pictures contributes to over 375 shots in the recent release of Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, including the Winter Soldier's bionic arm, CG Cars, CG explosions, and a variety of environment matte paintings.

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