StageCraft expansion plans include additional LED volume installations in LA, London and Australia, along with new Jedi Academy program aimed at underrepresented VFX talent.
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Veteran animation director returns, bringing his extensive feature and 3D animation experience to studio’s growing creative team.
Company expands its APAC footprint with two industry veterans who will lead the studios’ new regional visual effects operation.
Leading up to Oscar Sunday on February 24th, catch up on AWN’s coverage of the films and creative teams nominated for Best Visual Effects at the 91st Academy Awards.
Contenders in the animated feature, animated short film and visual effects categories share their initial reactions to their nominations for Oscar gold.
Brad Bird’s ‘Incredibles 2,’ We Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs,’ Mamoru Hosoda’s ‘Mirai, Disney’s ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet,’ and Sony’s ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ receive nominations for Best Animated Feature.
‘Incredibles 2,’ ‘Isle of Dogs’ and ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ receive nominations in the Animated Film category; ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,’ ‘First Man,’ and ‘Ready Player One’ nominated for Special Visual Effects.
Ten Oscar hopefuls vie for nominations at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ annual Visual Effects Bake-Off.
Awards celebrate “Landscape of the Imagination” February 2 at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown.
With 10 films each remaining in the running in the Visual Effects and Animated Short Film categories, voting for Oscar nominations closes January 14.
Director Charles Zhang and writer/producer Jonathan Cui break new ground with a feature-length VR film.
From Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ to Universal’s ‘Welcome to Marwen,’ 20 spectacular contenders vie for nominations at the 91st Academy Awards.
AWN’s “Miscweant” shares his take on brand names, Disney Princesses and a refreshing break from clichéd buddy movies.
Release 2019.1, set for early next year, will include Python support, new cinematic tools and scalability features.
Creator of the world’s most widely used real-time 3D development platform acquires pioneering virtual cinematography technology used on blockbuster feature films.
Look dev artist for the Harry Potter franchise and lead compositor on the Oscar-winning ‘The Jungle Book’ to work across Framestore’s Advertising, Television and Immersive divisions.
TTF previs creative director Joshua Wassung, previs supervisor Todd Constantine, and storyboard head Doug Lefler collaborate with director Steven Spielberg on a host of visual gags for the sci-fi feature’s complex race scene.
Marvel Studios release dominates in every market where it’s opening, exceeds the best-ever domestic opening mark set by ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’
Industrial Light & Magic had a blast creating the virtual world of the OASIS and tripping down memory lane with spot-on recreations of the DeLorean from ‘Back to the Future’ or the T-Rex from ‘Jurassic Park,’ but the avatars were much more demanding.
Conference set for April 24-27 also will explore virtual product lifecycle and how expanded realities can make a valuable impact on society.
‘Isle of Dogs’ expands slightly and retains the top per-theater average, while ‘Black Panther’ hangs on in third place overall in its seventh weekend of release.