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A Darkness Rises Headline News

Disney+ Drops New ‘Star Wars: The Acolyte’ Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 11:43am

In the mystery-thriller, which takes viewers into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and emerging dark-side powers in the final days of the High Republic era, someone is killing young Jedis… no one is safe, and your own eyes cannot be trusted; the series debuts June 4 with its first 2 episodes.

A Darkness Rises Headline News

‘Star Wars: The Acolyte’ Gets an Official Trailer and Premiere Date

The mystery-thriller, which take viewers into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and emerging dark-side powers in the final days of the High Republic era, debuts June 4 with its first 2 episodes exclusively on Disney+.

No Heroes Only Rebels Headline News

Netflix Drops Official Trailer for ‘Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon - Part Two: The Scargiver’

The epic two-part science-fantasy continues with the saga’s next chapter in the people of Veldt’s fight against the Motherworld; film debuts April 19.

May the Best Monster Win Headline News

Warner Drops ‘Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire’ Official Trailer #2

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at 9:54am

What on Earth… or Hollow Earth could scare Kong and Godzilla? Something epically colossal and massive and epic that’s happening underground, that’s what! The newest Monsterverse installment stomps into theaters and IMAX on March 29.

It’s Good to Have Friends VFXWorld

The ‘Explosive’ VFX of ‘The Equalizer 3’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, January 5, 2024 at 2:00pm

VFX supervisor and producer James McQuaide, working with 7 different vendors, delivered nearly 600 visual effects shots, including an incredibly realistic car bomb sequence, in the third film of Antoine Fuqua and Columbia Pictures’ ‘The Equalizer’ franchise.

No Heroes Only Rebels Headline News

Teaser Drops for Zack Snyder’s ‘Rebel Moon - Part Two: The Scargiver’

Watch the trailer for the second installment of the epic two-part science-fantasy that explores an original universe and lore; streams April 19 only on Netflix.

No Heroes Only Rebels Headline News

Official Clip Drops for Zack Snyder’s ‘Rebel Moon - Part One: A Child of Fire’

The first installment of the epic two-part science-fantasy that explores an original universe and lore streams December 22 only on Netflix.

May the Best Monster Win Headline News

Warner Drops ‘Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire’ Official Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 4, 2023 at 7:30am

As the extremely active seismograph warns, something epically colossal and massive and epic is happening underground, as ‘Godzilla Vs. Kong’ director Adam Wingard returns to helm the upcoming Monsterverse installment, stomping into theaters April 12, 2024.

No Heroes Only Rebels Headline News

Trailer Drops for Zack Snyder’s ‘Rebel Moon - Part One: A Child of Fire’

Closing out Geeked Week ‘23 was a special Sunday event held exclusively for the epic two-part science-fantasy that explores the original universe, lore, and its characters; the first film streams December 22.

TV VFX VFXWorld

Finding a Proper VFX Balance on Joe and Anthony Russo’s ‘Citadel’

Led by VFX supervisor Wes Froud and VFX producer Scott Shapiro, lead vendor DNEG, along with Digital Domain, Distillery VFX, Host VFX, Luma Pictures, Outpost VFX, Perception, RISE, Territory Studios, Visual Creatures, and Zoic Studios, delivered a wide selection of 1,796 VFX shots, ranging from UI motion graphics to an explosive train crash, on the famed MCU directing duo’s new spy thriller series, now streaming on Prime Video.

It's About TIME! Headline News

Marvel Drops New Trailer for ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania’

The MCU Phase 5 kicks off this February with the third installment of the ‘Ant-Man’ franchise; Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly reprise their titular roles.

Gimme Groot! ANIMATIONWorld

Luma Pictures Helps Grow a ‘Groot’

Marvel Studios’ 5-episode collection of ‘I Am Groot’ animated shorts finds the mischievous toddler sprouting his childhood wings, produced through a close collaboration between director Kirsten Lepore and the VFX studio’s animation director, Raphael Pimentel; the series is now streaming on Disney+.

Phase 5 is On The Way! Headline News

Marvel Drops ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania’ Trailer, Images and Poster

Get ready for Kang!!! The MCU Phase 5 kicks off this February with the third installment of the ‘Ant-Man’ franchise; Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly reprise their titular roles.

Community Outreach Headline News

Access: VFX Launches European Chapter

Netflix joins The Foundry to support new chapter helmed by Glassworks’ Chris Kiser; studio coalition aims to promote diversity within the VFX industry.

Honey Mamma! VFXWorld

Luma Pictures Travels to Graceland in ‘Elvis’ VFX

The visual effects studio recreates the King of Rock & Roll’s famed home, showing its change over the course of 3 decades, along with shots of the iconic Hollywood sign, in Baz Luhrmann’s lush, colorful biopic.

Waititi and Hemsworth Return! VFXWorld

Hammering Out the VFX in ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’

Production VFX supervisor and cat enthusiast Jake Morrison talks lighting breakthroughs, VR magic, how to differentiate your shadow creatures, and how to make a dumpling god – all in a day’s work on Marvel Studios’ fourth outing in the Norse god franchise, now playing in theaters.

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

Luma Pictures is Well Suited to ‘Eternals’ VFX Production

The VFX studio delivers over 400 shots, including each character’s elaborate CG suit formation effects, as well as Phastos’ holographic printing press used to create all manner of items.

Home Entertainment Headline News

Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ Coming to Digital and Blu-Ray

See the MCU’s newest team of superheroes, immortal beings forced out from the shadows to reunite and protect humanity against their oldest enemy; film hits all major digital platforms January 12, and 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD February 15, complete with gag reel and deleted scenes.

Unlocking the Future Headline News

Autodesk Shares Vision of Cloud-Based M&E Workflows

Announcements made today, as Autodesk University 2021 begins, outline an industry forward look at Cloud production, open standards, and machine learning; shift to the cloud in response to global pandemic means opportunities to build a more resilient future, unlocking new levels of creator collaboration and efficiency to meet growing content demand.

Out From the Shadows Headline News

Marvel Studios Shares ‘Eternals’ Final Trailer and Poster

The MCU’s immortal superheroes come out from the shadows after thousands of years to battle mankind’s oldest enemy; written and helmed by Oscar-winning ‘Nomadland’ director Chloé Zhao, the film opens November 5, 2021.

Beware the White Spikes! VFXWorld

Designing ‘The Tomorrow War’s Vicious, Deadly Aliens

For VFX supervisor Jamie Price, the ‘White Spikes’ predators eradicating humans in Chris McKay and Amazon Studios’ original sci-fi thriller had to be agile, scary, and above all, lethal.

Podcasts Headline News

New ‘Masters of Motion’ Podcast with VFX Supervisor Brendan Seals

‘Becoming a Top Supervisor & Creating VFX for Spider-Man, Thor & Black Panther’ episode features the Luma Pictures artist discussing topics including making better show and breakdown reels; working in commercials; pipeline technology; and advantages / disadvantages of being a 3D generalist.

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.

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