The company adds Melinka Thompson-Godoy to helm studio’s Canadian efforts; Chloe Grysole is upped to MD Canada, Film & Episodic, tasked with oversight of Vancouver and Montreal studios.
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The studio, which kicked off the new year with a refreshed look and midwestern presence, adds Chicago-based creatives Daniel Pernikoff as associated creative director, Travis Saul as creative technical superviso,r and Scott Rachwalski as art director/CG supervisor.
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Company mixes it up with president Tom Kendall changing hats as new head of business development; new hires include Paul Richards as EVP of Technology, and Crys Forsyth-Smith as EVP of Global Production.
The leading visual effects studio delivers 450 shots, including key Time Variance Authority, Gobi Desert and The Expanse sequences requiring digital characters, CG set extensions and live-action plate integration, on Marvel Studios and Disney+’s raucous new MCU outing.
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.
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Using Unreal Engine-based virtual production tools, VFX supervisor Kevin Baillie helps the Oscar-winning director pre-shoot every live-action scene needing digital characters, including mice, chickens, and a cat.
The upcoming conference program, in partnership with the Academy Software Foundation, highlights cross-industry efforts to develop shared technology for VFX, animation and sound; additional confirmed speakers include Pixar’s technical director Markus Kranzler and Inda Barnardo, director of ‘Cat and Moth.’
Integration will optimize inter-departmental collaboration, enhancing overall service offerings; leading the transition are award-winning editors Eddie Kesler and Matt Barron.
Led by VFX supervisor Hamish Schumacher, the Vancouver studio designs and produces three digital monsters, known as Toadies, bringing frighteningly-good fun to Netflix’s new film, based on the Joe Ballarini’s book series.
The next edition of the Post New York Alliance’s free ‘Post Break’ webinar series will look at practical issues on how to produce and deliver VFX for film and TV; panelists include VFX producer Leslie Lerman and Powerhouse VFX executive producer Ryan Cunningham.
Leading visual effects studio behind films like ‘Avengers: Endgame’ and the upcoming ‘No Time to Die’ and ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ acquires the former Deluxe creative studio assets, in a move that brings some of the industry’s key production expertise and capacity under one roof.
The Motion Design Department’s trained students qualify for fully featured EDU licenses of Houdini FX for home use and a one-year Core or six-month FX license upon graduation.
Projects from Cinesite, MPC, and Framestore are among animation and VFX studios to receive multiple honors at the annual Australian celebration of visual effects, animation, games, and immersive technology.
CG supervisor Han Yang has transitioned his game cinematic and trailer production efforts to a work from home studio, allowing him to continue delivering high-level content on a host of projects.
VFX supervisor Josh Simmonds and his team create the pivotal Austrian Alps avalanche sequence for Searchlight Pictures’ dark comedy.
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