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ILM Expands Virtual Production Services, Global Trainee Program

StageCraft expansion plans include additional LED volume installations in LA, London and Australia, along with new Jedi Academy program aimed at underrepresented VFX talent.

Academy Awards VFXWorld

On the Road to the 91st Oscars: The Visual Effects Nominees

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.

Oscars Headline News

91st Academy Awards: Animated Feature, Short Film and VFX Oscar Nominees React

Contenders in the animated feature, animated short film and visual effects categories share their initial reactions to their nominations for Oscar gold.

Awards Headline News

Nominations Announced for 91st Academy Awards

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.

Awards Headline News

Nominations Announced for 2019 BAFTA Awards

‘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.

91st Oscars VFXWorld

2019 Academy VFX Bake-Off: Celebrating A Year of Excellence in Visual Effects

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 6:51pm

Ten Oscar hopefuls vie for nominations at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’  annual Visual Effects Bake-Off.

Oscars Headline News

Academy Announces Shortlists in Nine Categories for 91st Oscars

With 10 films each remaining in the running in the Visual Effects and Animated Short Film categories, voting for Oscar nominations closes January 14.

Academy Awards Headline News

91st Academy Awards: 20 Contenders Advance in VFX Oscar Race

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. 

Unity Headline News

Unity Announces Enhanced Real-Time Solutions for Animation Creators

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 6:00pm

Release 2019.1, set for early next year, will include Python support, new cinematic tools and scalability features.

real-time 3D Headline News

Unity to Acquire Digital Monarch Media

Creator of the world’s most widely used real-time 3D development platform acquires pioneering virtual cinematography technology used on blockbuster feature films.

Framestore Headline News

Framestore Appoints Suzanne Jandu Head of 2D

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.

Previs VFXWorld

Virtually Cool: The Third Floor Delivers Previs and Pop Culture for ‘Ready Player One’

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.

box office Headline News

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Sets Records with $630 Million Bow

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 VFXWorld

How ILM Animated the Avatars from Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’

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.

Events Headline News

FMX Adds Spotlights on ‘Ready Player One,’ ‘Last Jedi’

Conference set for April 24-27 also will explore virtual product lifecycle and how expanded realities can make a valuable impact on society. 

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