PXO and William F. White International’s Vancouver virtual production stage, at 22,000 square foot - 80 ft x 27 ft 6 in, lined with 2,500 LED wall panels and 760 LED ceiling panels – has been confirmed as the largest such facility in the world.
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Inspired by George R. R. Martin’s 2018 book ‘Fire & Blood,’ the highly anticipated prequel to the iconic ‘Game of Throne’ series debuts Sunday, August 21 on HBO and HBO Max.
Premium model kits help VFX studio quickly create new futuristic sci-fi environments for IPs such as ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ and ‘Halo;’ easily customizable assets work with Unreal, Maya, VRay, and Arnold.
Global VFX studio adds previsualization services to its pre-production offerings following push into virtual production and launch of LED stages; ex-Framestore exec Alex Webster takes the reigns with veteran previs supervisor Matt Perrin heading the team.
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.
Live-action adaptation of Nickelodeon’s popular franchise has kicked off production using Pixomondo’s custom-built, state-of-the-art virtual production facility in Vancouver, allowing for real-time in-camera VFX, setting a new standard for immersive storytelling.
Who’s not thrilled to hear once again the fateful phrase, ‘Danger Will Robinson… Danger’ as the third and final season of the reimagined 1965 Irwin Allen sci-fi classic is soon in hand; Netflix launches the space opera’s concluding episodes December 1.
Big rocks, wrecked ships, and at least one unfortunate person careen through space in the streamer’s first official glimpse of their acclaimed sci-fi series’ third and final season, premiering December 1.
The award-winning studio announces UK operations will launch this month; former Framestore managing director will be joined in London by CEO Jonny Slow to directly support company’s VP services expansion in Europe.
VFX house and Canadian TV/Film equipment company have already begun building new virtual production stages in Vancouver and Toronto, with more set for 2022; combined capital commitment exceeds $30 million.
Led by VFX supervisor Phil Jones and VFX producer Matthew Pellar from their Toronto facility, the studio shifted into warp speed during the pandemic to deliver 570 shots for the hit Paramount+ sci-fi drama.
The free virtual event, running April 26-28, brings together over 150 speakers from a diverse set of industries; featured topics include Cloud/Pixel streaming in Real-Time; digital humans/virtual agents; virtual production; and how real-time is transforming animation.
The VFX house welcomes Craig Wentworth as VFX supervisor, Patricia Binga as animation supervisor, and Adam Harrison as VFX producer; recent Epic MegaGrant helps continued development of innovations in LED technology for virtual production and filmmaking.
With their new Toronto virtual production stage up and running, the studio has released a quick and entertaining guide to illustrate some virtual production basics.
Studio’s VFX supervisors Ed Hawkins, Max Riess, and Mark Spindler highlight their teams’ work delivering around 520 shots on HBO Max and Ridley Scott’s hit sci-fi thriller, which has been renewed for Season 2.
Studio’s Toronto branch head of 2D Eric Covello details their visual effects work on Netflix’s hit dysfunctional superhero family adventure series, which last week was renewed for Season 3.
Long-time VFX supervisors join studio’s Los Angeles and Vancouver offices, respectively; company bolsters team to deliver upcoming projects including ‘Eternals;’ ‘The Suicide Squad;’ ‘The Batman;’ ‘Lisey’s Story;’ ‘Fengshen Trilogy;’ ‘The Jade Earring;’ and ‘The Nevers.’
The award-winning VFX company has teamed with tech partners Unreal Engine, LED manufacturer ROE Visual, and Nvidia on new facility, scheduled to be completed late 2020.
VFX supervisor Goran Backman details the studio’s creature and environment work on Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm and Disney+’s VES and Emmy Award-winning hit space-adventure series.
Sci-fi thriller, centered on two androids raising human children as atheists on mysterious planet, ranks as the streamer’s highest performing Max original since the platform’s debut.
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.
Overall VFX supervisor David Van Dyke and PXO VFX supervisor Nhat Phong Tran detail the production of the HBO series’ drug-induced gravity-defying spinning hall sequence from Episode 1.
Sci-fi thriller about two androids raising human children on a mysterious planet launches September 3.