The series, which follows Pablo Schreiber’s Master Chief as he leads his team of elite Spartans against the alien threat known as the Covenant, returns to the streamer on February 8.
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Based on George R.R. Martin’s ‘Fire & Blood,’ the series follows House Targaryen 200 years before the events of ‘Game of Thrones;’ the second installment debuts Summer 2024 on HBO and streams on Max.
VFX supervisor Johnny Han, working with Scanline VFX, EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani, Mackevision, MR. X, BUF, and Jellyfish Pictures, produced 2,000 shots for Season 1A and 2,500 for Season 1B – including the ‘Shockdog’ - on the Emmy nominated HBO series, set in an 1896 London rocked by a supernatural event that gives certain people – mostly women – abnormal abilities.
Since launching in 2021, the Toronto visual effects studio has seen its talent roster grow to include 35% women across all areas of production and creative leadership, providing rewarding career paths, creative project opportunities, remote work options, and flexible family support that have previously been anything but industry standard.
The long awaited second and final season has finally arrived, rolling out 2 episodes per week starting next month; Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne return to the fantasy world where humans and fae collide.
Babita Jassal has been promoted to VP of People and Culture, and Hetal Shah joins as senior talent acquisition specialist; staff additions come as the company seeks new creative talent to work across a range of 2D and 3D projects.
Company will retain 35% stake in new entity that includes MPC for film and episodic VFX, The Mill for advertising, Mikros for animation, and Technicolor Games for the gaming industry; debt refinancing also planned, with deal set to conclude the latter part of Q3 2022.
5-part webinar features conversations with veteran VFX and mental health professionals providing personal insights and expert guidance in support of worldwide VFX industry.
Company continues to expand its teams across creative, support, and production departments to service growing slate of film and TV projects; Kevin Mah joins as head of FX, Wassila Lmouaci and Marie-Ève Authier as VFX producers, and Sandra Najem as head of HR.
Technicolor Animation Productions, Technicolor Animation, and Mikros will integrate their businesses under Andrea Miloro’s leadership, unifying their animation brand within the recently announced Technicolor Creative Studios group.
Production Services division becomes Technicolor Creative Studios, with new leadership team focused on design, direction, and production in VFX, XR, and animation.
Once again, the technology company’s professional GPUs are behind all five VFX Oscar nominees; the 93rd annual Academy Awards take place this Sunday, April 25.
Led by VFX supervisor Ralph Maiers, the studio helped ‘energize’ the magical battle between Agnes/Agatha and her coven of witches in the final episode of the hit Disney+ series.
Running May 4-6, the conference’s first online edition will provide a platform for the global FMX community to reflect collectively on the disruption and reinvention of the industry; program will include panels, keynotes, and presentations.
Program includes sessions with director Glen Keane on the making of ‘Over the Moon;’ RISE’s Florian Gellinger and their first in-house productions, ‘Dragon Rider’ and ‘Stowaway;’ and MR. X’s creative team discussing the film adaption of ‘Monster Hunter’ video game; project submissions being accepted until February 22 for Animation Product Days.
Acquisition will expand global talent base throughout company’s diverse global business units; deal will bolster its service offerings in regions including U.S., Canada, Europe and the U.K.
Interspersed with show clips, Kal Penn, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Aasif Mandvi, Karen David, Parvesh Cheena, Sonal Shah, and Leela Ladnier talk about the upcoming Diwali holiday and what it means to them.
Visual effects house’s Toronto and Bangalore studio’s tackle the Necromancer and its scream as they produce 476 shots on the hit HBO Max sci-fi thriller.
VFXWorld and AWN break down the 10 shows nominated for Outstanding Special Visual Effects and Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role, and the studios behind their spectacular visuals.
Virtual event to feature industry focused education sessions with virtual meetups on look development, lighting, and 3D design.
The French multi-national media company, owner of leading creative studios MPC, The Mill, Mr. X and Mikros, issues statement concerning AWN’s June 23 news report.
French owner of key creative studios and VFX brands including MPC, The Mill, Mr. X and Mikros, reaches a restructuring agreement in Paris with creditors; Texas court filing will protect US assets.
Operating under MR. X name, companies combine into single VFX studio in response to industry changes brought about by COVID-19 pandemic.