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Dive into the Aquatic World of VES Student Award Winner ‘The Beauty’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, January 31, 2020 at 1:03pm

Filmakademie Baden-Weurttemburg team honored as top up-and-coming filmmakers with annual award sponsored and presented by Autodesk at 18th Annual Visual Effects Society gala.

VES Awards Headline News

‘Oeil pour Oeil’: A One-Eyed Pirate's Life for Me

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 4:08pm

Cute CG short about hijinks on the high seas from six ESMA students snags a VES nomination for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project.

animated short films ANIMATIONWorld

Trippy, Edgy and Reptilian: The Wonderful Melancholia of ‘Acid Rain’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 3:07pm

Polish director Tomek Popakul’s Annie Award-nominated short film is a jagged, hypnotic Eastern European road trip viewed through a depressing but entrancing cartoon shaded daze. 

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

Method Studios Helps Recreate Racing History in ‘Ford v Ferrari’

Led by VFX supervisor Dave Morley, the studio delivered more than 700 shots for James Mangold’s faithful and exciting depiction of the famous 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Feature Film VFX Headline News

Rising Sun Pictures Recreates 1966 Daytona Speedway in ‘Ford v Ferrari’

VFX studio builds photoreal replica depicting famous ’24 Hours of Daytona’ racetrack for James Mangold’s thrilling historical auto racing drama. 

Technology Headline News

Maxon’s Cinema 4D Release 21 Now Available

Next generation of leading 3D software program provides numerous program enhancements, better integration with other production tools and new low-cost subscription pricing.

feature film animation ANIMATIONWorld

Sony Pictures Imageworks Spreads More Than Its Wings in ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, August 30, 2019 at 8:28am

For first-time VFX supervisor Stirling Duguid, animating water, lava, pig snot and millions of feathers was only part of the fun producing the sequel to Rovio’s 2016 animated hit, ‘The Angry Birds.’  

SIGGRAPH ANIMATIONWorld

World’s Best Graphics Conference to be Pixel Perfect When it Hits Brisbane

For Siggraph Asia 2019 Conference Chair Dr. Tomasz Bednarz, the upcoming event will captivate attendees with stunning artistry, technology and creative achievements.

SIGGRAPH Headline News

Don't Miss SIGGRAPH Asia 2019's Technical Briefs Deadline Coming August 12!

The program encourages submission of research results in graphics as well as the intersections of graphics with vision, image, video, visualization, HCI and CAD.

Technology Headline News

Maxon Announces Cinema 4D Release 21 at SIGGRAPH 2019

New version of leading 3D software program includes numerous feature updates and broader integration with other production tools.

Netflix VFXWorld

Caesar Begets Pogo: Weta Continues its Primate Mastery on ‘Umbrella Academy’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 10, 2019 at 4:23pm

VFX supervisor Chris White shares how New Zealand’s visual effects masters leveraged a decade of ‘Planet of the Apes’ digital character excellence for Netflix’s dysfunctional superhero family adventure series. 

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WATCH: Artella Unveils New CG-Animated Short ‘Thistle One’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 4:52pm

Director and Artella CEO Bobby Beck details how 54 artists from 21 countries helped create a thrilling post-apocalyptic tale using the company’s cloud-based production platform.

Education Headline News

Columbia College Hollywood Launches New VFX B.F.A. Program

Program is the first in the country to include widely used Perception Neuron, Maker Bot, Formlab and Houdini 3D software technologies in its curriculum.

feature film animation ANIMATIONWorld

Every Day Was a Snow Day for Sony Pictures Imageworks and ‘Smallfoot’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, October 12, 2018 at 5:14pm

VFX supervisor Karl Herbst shares his insights on how his team tackled lots of snow, and a bit of fur, on Warner Bros’ new animated musical comedy adventure.

Virtual Reality ANIMATIONWorld

‘Cycles’: Disney Delivers an Emotional and Immersive Family History

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 2:39pm

In Disney Animation’s first VR short film, lighting artist-turned-director Jeff Gipson offers a unique, intimate glimpse into 50 years of a single family's life within their home.

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