The VFX powerhouse delivers a bustling Santa’s village, both North and South Poles, and cute and quirky digital characters including Belsnickel, his Jack-a-lotes, reindeer, a Yule Cat Jola, and 641 elves, in the Netflix holiday adventure.
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Studio’s creative recreated the iconic street for David Fincher’s new Netflix biopic; archival footage, maps, and old photos, along with new imagery, were integrated to portray the famous boulevard as it was 80 years ago.
The Disney+ and History series took home the awards for Outstanding Special Visual Effects and Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role on the third night of the 2020 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
Studio handles 1,055 VFX shots, using virtual production tools to help produce photorealistic talking animals, full CG environments and digital set extensions in Thea Sharrock and Disney+’s tale of a gorilla who tries to piece his past together so he can hatch a plan to escape from captivity.
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.
The studio behind Oscar-winning ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ is teaming with Cyprus-based CG research center to explore new front-end animation production technology using machine learning and advanced 3D.
Studio shares work-from-home reel while announcing new Canadian operations, production resources, and regional talent, as well as slate of new projects.
Expanded 3rd Edition, hailed as the most complete guide to visual effects techniques and solutions on the market, is now available for pre-order.
Mondo TV Iberoamerica’s production center anticipates strategic changes that include CG animation and IP development.
Configured for fully remote working since they launched in 2013, the visual effects company is building out its pre-production services in response to increased demand from feature film and TV producers.
Directed by Kim Burdon, animated feature film to be produced in partnership with Space Age Films and Sprout Pictures.
Industry veteran and entrepreneur will be direct point of contact for VFX studio’s growing U.S. client base.
Paris-based animation studio taps studio’s head of production to manage current and upcoming projects during time of significant growth.
The Emmy-nominated ‘Family Guy’ executive producer returns for Season 3, delivering over 100 minutes of animation for the venerable, highly acclaimed science franchise, which debuts tonight on National Geographic.
Vivement Lundi ! signs deal to co-produce 70-minute stop-motion film with Maur Film, Artichoke, and ZVVIKS.
Four years in the making, the ‘SNL’ alum’s new comedy, created with Emmy Award winners Mike and Julie Thacker Scully, her ‘Parks and Recreation’ cohorts, premieres this Sunday.
Industry veteran to oversee Los Angeles team’s art department, visualization, real-time production and VFX.
Netflix has just shared with AWN an extended set of images from Jérémy Clapin and Marc du Pontavice’s Annie Award-winning animated feature film.
Director and co-writer Jérémy Clapin talks about the narrative and technical challenges in making his Oscar-nominated, Annie Award-winning film.
Matthew A. Cherry’s delightful and touching ode to a dad’s brave attempt at taming his daughter’s unruly hair shows that diverse stories can resonate with the “parent” and “kid” in all of us.
The animator and educator’s updated guidebook on animated filmmaking includes a new section on nonlinear, experimental films; AWN readers can get 35% off their purchase through Peachpit.
Regina Pessoa talks about her moving short film, which won the Jury Award at Annecy and just received an Annie Award nomination.