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Leading visual effects studio completes 2,168 shots for Disney and Angelina Jolie’s fantasy adventure follow-up to their 2013 hit, ‘Maleficent.’
Visual effects veteran with film credits including ‘Iron Man 2,’ ‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol,’ ‘Downsizing’ and ‘Pacific Rim’ currently serves on the Executive Committee for the Academy’s VFX Branch.
VFX supervisors Dan DeLeeuw and Kelly Port discuss the challenges of capturing the nuanced performance of Josh Brolin as the philosophical antagonist in ‘Avengers: Infinity War.’
Ten classic Disney villains including ‘Sleeping Beauty’s Maleficent, ‘One Hundred and One Dalmatians’ Cruella De Vil, ‘The Little Mermaid’s Ursula and ‘Beauty and the Beast’s Gaston to be included in dedicated sheets of 20 Forever stamps.
‘Pinocchio’ animation cell fetches $31,250 US in Bonhams auction, ‘TCM Presents…An Important Animation Art Collection, The Property of a Gentleman.’
Sneak preview presentation at Disney’s El Capitan Theater with director Jon Favreau and visual effects supervisor Rob Legato unveils stunning live-action/CG hybrid environments and characters.
Disney continues its recent trend of remaking its animated classics into live-action films that started with ‘Maleficent’ and ‘Cinderella’ and now includes ‘Mulan,’ ‘Winnie The Pooh,’ ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Dumbo,’ a new movie starring ‘Peter Pan’s Tinker Bell, and the ‘Bald Mountain’ sequence in ‘Fantasia.’
Project continues Disney's recent trend of remaking its animated classics into live-action films, beginning with ‘Maleficent’ and ‘Cinderella,’ and now including ‘Mulan,’ ‘Winnie The Pooh,’ ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Dumbo’ and a new movie starring ‘Peter Pan’s Tinker Bell.
Joe Strike finally takes a look at Disney’s latest “reimagineering” following its release on Blu-Ray.
Nominations in the International category include ‘Adventure Time,’ ‘SpongeBob SquarePants,’ ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ and preschool series ‘Doc McStuffins’; feature film nominations include ‘The Lego Movie,’ ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2,’ ‘Frozen’ and ‘Maleficent.’
Digital Domain 3.0 CEO Daniel Seah named executive director and CEO of parent company Digital Domain Holdings Limited.
Operating income at the media conglomerate's film studio more than doubles to $411 million as ‘Frozen’ outperforms internationally and in home entertainment.
Paramount’s holdover ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ easily holds on to first place at the box office over a slow Fourth of July weekend, topping the Wednesday-Sunday holiday stretch with $53.8 million for a domestic total of $174.7 million.
Previs supervisor Mark Nelson walks us through almost 18 months of previsualization on Rob Stromberg’s hit film.
Paramount's ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ debuts to $100 million in North America and $201.3 million overseas, including a stunning $90 million opening in China.
Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ takes first place at the international box office with $44.7 million; DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ comes in second place with $43.5 million.
Digital Domain’s Kelly Port and Darren Hendler discuss the blood, sweat and motion capture work that went into the visual and digital effects of Maleficent.