Ingenuity founder David Lebensfeld is appointed president to helm both studios providing visual effects for motion pictures and television.
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The entertainment leaders are teaming up to provide an all-in-one solution for high-end visual effects, holograms, virtual production, and content creation services.
Production VFX supervisor Grady Cofer and Co-Production Animation Supervisor Hal Hickel discuss how the most recent season of Lucasfilm and Disney+’s hit series – nominated for an Outstanding Visual Effects Emmy - took advantage of new digital tools and processes to better plan and capture more realistic acting performances in-camera, as well as animate their integration with CG characters and sequences.
The stop-motion legend, Lucasfilm executive creative director, and senior ILM animation supervisor, respectively, will head to Turin to deliver a suite of in-person talks and workshops; Italy’s premier international event on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Animation, VR and AR, Gaming, and VFX runs October 15-20.
The anonymous contribution will provide students with the newest industry tools to help better prepare graduates for the continual evolution of technology and content creation.
Mangold to helm story set deep in franchise’s past, telling the tale of the first Jedi, while Filoni will cover the escalating war between the Imperial Remnant and the New Republic in a cinematic event that will weave together stories from the Disney+ original series.
The streamer shares key art and a featurette to tide fans over until the new 8-episode season’s March 1 release; Lucasfilm’s original live-action series follows the continuing journeys of Din Djarin through the Star Wars galaxy.
Lucasfilms’ hit sci-fi adventure series follows the Mandalorian’s continued journeys through the ‘Star Wars’ galaxy; new 8-episode season kicks off in March.
VFX Supervisor David Bowman and VFX Producer Hannah Dakin will help expand studio’s film and episodic division; company will soon move to a new facility boasting state-of-the-art production servers and workstations to streamline workflow and increase capacity.
Fan film uses ARwall virtual production tools for interactive lighting within different virtual environments; watch the behind-the-scenes video to see the new technology and its in-camera applications.
Leading visual effects studio's veteran ‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ VFX team delivers 364 shots across the Disney+ Original ‘Star Wars’ series, ranging from the creation of full CG builds for ship landing shots to an epic Kenobi lightsaber battle against the Empire.
‘Ms. Marvel’ director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and ‘The Leftovers’ writer Damon Lindelof are the first names announced on an upcoming Force-based film, most likely coming in 2027.
An embarrassment of riches - trailers, film stills, key art, and imagery were shared for ‘Andor,’ ‘Willow,’ ‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch,’ ‘Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi,’ ‘Ahsoka,’ ‘Star Wars: Skeleton Crew,’ ‘The Mandalorian,’ and ‘Indiana Jones.’
New name reflects the full-service VFX work offered as company works to meet growing industry demand; recent credits include Lucasfilm's ‘The Book of Boba Fett,’ ‘The Mandalorian,’ and Marvel Studios’ ‘Hawkeye.’
Set in the New Republic era, the show is created by ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ helmer Jon Watts and ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ scribe Christopher Ford, who both executive produce alongside ‘The Mandalorian’ EPs Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni.
The new facility will be run by company veteran Gary Mundell, and will utilize a full-service post studio to deliver for its marquee clients.
Former BOT VFX exec will lead studio’s creative, production, and sales teams while setting strategic direction; plans include increasing company profile and recruiting high-level creative and production talent.
New reports suggest that the iconic antagonist, originally set to appear in Disney+’s upcoming ‘Star Wars’ series, was axed due to creative conflicts on the production.
LED Volume technology moves from otherworldly to Main Street with real-time CG digital environments that eliminate production cost overages common in on site shoots.
StageCraft expansion includes LED volume installation in Vancouver; company is currently recruiting talent ahead of the facility’s launch next year.
‘Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal,’ ‘Love, Death + Robots,’ and ‘The Mandalorian’ are among the honorees at this weekend’s three separate awards ceremonies; FXX will broadcast edited highlights on Saturday, September 18, with the 73rd Emmys telecast airing September 19 on CBS.
Renown animation and VFX specialist whose career includes work on iconic movie franchises like ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ will share insights from the visual effects on ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2; free live online event coming September 4.
Disney/Pixar and Baobab Studios sound artists honored at 68th Annual awards ceremony; ‘The Last of Us Part II,’ ‘Tenet,’ ‘Greyhound,’ and ‘The Mandalorian’ also recognized.
Star-studded virtual ceremony, hosted by barb-slinging Patton Oswalt, included 25 category awards and special honors for VFX supervisor Rob Legato and director Sir Peter Jackson.