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Short Films Headline News

Chaos Group Helps Power VFX-Driven Short ‘The Ningyo’

Filmmakers Miguel Ortega and Tran Ma spent three years making their crowdfunded indie short, which was realized with support from Chaos Group’s Partners in Art program.

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

Crossing the Uncanny Valley: MPC Crafts CG Rachael for ‘Blade Runner 2049’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 3:12pm

VFX supervisor Richard Clegg raises the bar on photorealistic digital doubles in Denis Villeneuve's hit follow-up to the 1982 sci-fi classic directed by Ridley Scott.

VIEW Conference ANIMATIONWorld

The Industry’s Best and Brightest All Set to Share Their VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 11:32pm

The 18th VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy gets ready to present its biggest program ever of top animation, VFX, VR and game industry experts.

Jellyfish Pictures Headline News

Jellyfish Bolsters Team with Appointment of Dave Wells

New pipeline TD and compositor previously served as head of technical pre-sales at data storage solutions provider Pixit Media, designing high-performance storage and network infrastructures for the Media & Entertainment industry.

SIGGRAPH 2017 Headline News

Shotgun Announces Pipeline Award Winners at SIGGRAPH 2017

The fourth annual Pipeline Awards recognizes outstanding achievement in pipeline tool development and includes winners who demonstrated innovation in overcoming common VFX and animation challenges, were able to meet the demands of large-scale projects and showed generosity by making their tools open source, to be leveraged by the wider VFX and animation community.

Foundry Headline News

Foundry Launches Nuke and Hiero 11.0 to Power Next Generation of VFX Content

Leading high-end compositing tool reboots with array of exciting new features, including updated VFX Reference Platform, a powerful collaborative workflow for Nuke Studio, and much more.

SIGGRAPH Headline News

Boris FX to Showcase Mocha VR and New VFX Plug-ins

At SIGGRAPH 2017, Boris FX will preview 360° stereoscopic workflow and new versions of flagship plug-ins Sapphire and Continuum at the Los Angeles Convention Center in booth 1011.

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

The Iconic Character Transformations of ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Framestore VFX supervisor Kyle McCulloch shares how Mrs. Potts, Lumiere, Cogsworth, Cadenza and Garderobe were brought to life in Disney’s hit live-action remake of the classic 1991 animated feature.

SIGGRAPH 2017 Headline News

Foundry Unveils Star-Studded Line-up for SIGGRAPH 2017

All-star event showcasing new Elara and Bunsen products alongside industry-leading tools Nuke, Modo, Katana and Cara VR to feature special guests Industrial Light & Magic, Weta Digital, Marvel Studios, id Software, and more.

Qvisten Headline News

PipelineFX’s Qube! Means Smooth Sailing for Qvisten

Qvisten Animation made extensive use of PipelineFX’s intelligent render farm manager and Microsoft Azure integration to complete their feature ‘Anchors Up’ on a tight timeline, relying on a shared disk image in the cloud and Qube!’s automatic resource allocation.

SIGGRAPH Headline News

‘Song of a Toad’ wins SIGGRAPH’s ‘Best in Show’

SIGGRAPH 2017 will present the animated, student short film, created by Animationsinstitut alumni Kariem Saleh and Alexandra Stautmeister, with the award at a ceremony at SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles on July 31, 2017.

Short Films Headline News

Oscar-Winning Director Laurent Witz Helms ‘Cogs’ Short for AIME

CG-animated short from the director of the 2014 Academy Award-winning animated short ‘Mr. Hublot’ is produced by Luxembourg-based Zeilt Productions for agency M&C Saatchi Sydney and Australian non-profit AIME.

Sarofsky Headline News

Sarofsky’s ‘Guardians’ Return Yields Engaging Main Titles and End Crawl for ‘Vol. 2’

The Chicago-based design house rose to the challenge of creating both an animated, custom typeface and a bold main title sequence logo for the return of Peter Quill, Rocket, Baby Groot, Gamora and Drax the Destroyer in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.'

Visual Effects Headline News

Outpost VFX Delivers Photoreal CG Sharks and More for ‘47 Meters Down’

Bournemouth, U.K.-based visual effects studio creates more than 420 shots as sole VFX vendor for director Johannes Roberts’ intense survival film, ‘47 Meters Down.’

Foundry Headline News

Foundry Bringing Sneak Peeks of Elara and Nuke 11 to NAB 2017

First look at Nuke 11 feature set; new Elara cloud service for post-production to be demoed with special guest Lytro Cinema at livestreamed event.

Framestore Headline News

Framestore Twists and Turns for ‘SS-GB’

Framestore teams with production company Sid Gentle Films and writers Neal Purvis and Robert Wade to direct and craft the twisting, turning title sequence for the adaptation of Len Deighton’s 1978 alternate history novel.

Pixar ANIMATIONWorld

‘Piper’ and the Development of Pixar’s Presto Sculpting Brush

Along with a slew of VFX breakdown videos and images, ‘Piper’ supervising technical director Brett Levin details the tools and techniques employed on director Alan Barillaro’s Oscar-nominated CG short.

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