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virtual production Headline News

Pinewood Atlanta Studios to Offer a First-of-its-Kind Virtual LED Stage

Studio joins forces with MBSi, Fuse, and SGPS/ShowRig to offer plug-and-play filmmaking technology site for content creators looking for world-class studio facilities.

Virtual Event Headline News

Autodesk Vision Series Going Virtual September 9-11

Free sessions spotlight the latest CG technology, trends, and techniques as well as practical discussions about navigating a changing industry in the shadow of the global pandemic.

Music Videos Headline News

RALPH Returns to her Pre-Teen Y2K Bedroom in ‘Crush’ Animated Music Video

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 2:13pm

Multi-disciplinary artist Amika Cooper, AKA blackpowerbarbie, channels ‘Lizzie McGuire,’ ‘Degrassi,’ and boomboxes for the singer’s new video, a reimagining of Jennifer Paige’s 1998 dance-pop hit.

Autodesk Headline News

Dive into the Aquatic World of VES Student Award Winner ‘The Beauty’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, January 31, 2020 at 1:03pm

Filmakademie Baden-Weurttemburg team honored as top up-and-coming filmmakers with annual award sponsored and presented by Autodesk at 18th Annual Visual Effects Society gala.

VES Awards Headline News

‘Oeil pour Oeil’: A One-Eyed Pirate's Life for Me

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 4:08pm

Cute CG short about hijinks on the high seas from six ESMA students snags a VES nomination for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project.

AR ANIMATIONWorld

League of Legends Warrior Akali Delights Fans with ‘Live’ AR Appearance

With support from Cubic Motion’s Persona, Riot Games’ real-time animated ‘Rogue Assassin’ performs and answers questions at Pro League Regional Finals in Shanghai.

feature film animation ANIMATIONWorld

Sony Pictures Imageworks Spreads More Than Its Wings in ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, August 30, 2019 at 8:28am

For first-time VFX supervisor Stirling Duguid, animating water, lava, pig snot and millions of feathers was only part of the fun producing the sequel to Rovio’s 2016 animated hit, ‘The Angry Birds.’  

Google Cloud Platform VFXWorld

Luma Pictures Takes Molten Man and Cyclone into the Cloud on ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 12:47pm

VFX producer Michael Perdew shares how Google Cloud was integral in the studio’s Air and Fire Elementals production work on the hit superhero action adventure.

real-time graphics Headline News

Unity Technologies Announces Unity Learn Premium

New learning platform gives Unity developers exclusive access to gaming and industry-specific resources, live access to tech experts and advanced content.

real-time graphics ANIMATIONWorld

Unity Releases CG Short ‘Sherman’ to Showcase Real-Time Production Template

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 4:59pm

Emmy Award-winning team behind the ‘Baymax Dreams’ shorts for Disney shares funny new film, the free tools and best practices used in its production. 

TV VFX VFXWorld

Weta Digital Fells a Dragon and Slays a Giant in ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8

Animation supervisor David Clayton shares how his team brought down the fire-breathing Rhaegal with a giant bolt, and Crum the giant wight with a small knife, in HBO’s hit action-adventure series. 

Laika ANIMATIONWorld

Set Visit: Go Behind the Scenes of LAIKA’s ‘Missing Link’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 18, 2019 at 2:40pm

AWN delivers a close-up look at the production for the Oregon stop-motion studio’s biggest, most sophisticated and largest-scale animated feature yet, arriving in theatres on April 12.

Artella ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Artella Unveils New CG-Animated Short ‘Thistle One’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 4:52pm

Director and Artella CEO Bobby Beck details how 54 artists from 21 countries helped create a thrilling post-apocalyptic tale using the company’s cloud-based production platform.

feature film animation ANIMATIONWorld

Every Day Was a Snow Day for Sony Pictures Imageworks and ‘Smallfoot’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, October 12, 2018 at 5:14pm

VFX supervisor Karl Herbst shares his insights on how his team tackled lots of snow, and a bit of fur, on Warner Bros’ new animated musical comedy adventure.

Virtual Reality ANIMATIONWorld

‘Cycles’: Disney Delivers an Emotional and Immersive Family History

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 2:39pm

In Disney Animation’s first VR short film, lighting artist-turned-director Jeff Gipson offers a unique, intimate glimpse into 50 years of a single family's life within their home.

Motion-Capture Technology Headline News

Reallusion Releases iClone Motion LIVE Full-Body Mocap System

Solution integrates multi-device capture of face, body and hands into new real-time motion tracking platform.  

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