Watch Mackinnon & Saunders’ new film, ‘The Coca-Cola Company and Bill Nye Demystify Recycling,’ which illustrates the circular journey of recycled plastic bottles; materials used in the film include trees made from Sprite labels, conveyor belts from recycled cardboard and Mr. Nye, personified by Coca-Cola bottles.
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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.
New community space will host designers, writers and Netflix team members working on anime content development and production.
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.
Set to open next January, facility will focus on long-form shows and projects for Disney+, starting with the ‘Moana’ musical series; Burbank studio plans to increase staff and remain exclusive home of feature film projects and shorter form series such as recently announced ‘Zootopia+.’
Overall VFX supervisor Jake Braver, with the help of ILM VFX supervisor Laurent Hugueniot, delivers 2,800 VFX shots depicting a world decimated by plague and a city ruled by supernatural evil, in the 9-part series from CBS Television Studios now streaming on Paramount+.
New production studio joint venture will specialize in pre-production and animation services for real-time 2D and 3D series and features.
Industry veteran will lead VFX house’s integration of innovative and emerging technologies as key pre-production to final shot service offerings.
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.
To celebrate the legendary Ella Fitzgerald’s 104th birthday, director Wendy Cong Zhao and Verve Records have produced a whimsical 2D music video that captures the magic of the singer and Louis Armstrong’s classic recording.
Artists from New Zealand, the Philippines, and North America could take advantage of the U.K. group’s virtual events to attend remotely and collaborate through online review tools.
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.
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.