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On the Road to the 92nd Oscars: The Visual Effects Nominees

Heading into this coming Oscar Sunday on February 9th, catchup on AWN’s coverage of the films and creative teams nominated for this year’s Best Visual Effects.

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WATCH: New MPC ‘The Lion King’ VFX Breakdown Reel

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 2:17pm

Nominated for a Best Visual Effects Oscar, Jon Favreau’s VES Award-winning hit was a masterpiece of photorealistic animation and state-of-the-art virtual production.   

VIEW Conference 2019 Blogs

VIEW Conference 2019: Celebrating the Best in Animation, VFX and Visual Storytelling

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 10:07pm

Grab your notepad and fashionable wool scarf; a packed roster of talent led by Brad Bird, Dean DeBlois and Rob Legato will rub elbows and share insights at the digital media conference and symposium set for October 21-25 in Turin, Italy. 

VIEW Conference 2019 Headline News

Complete VIEW 2019 Program Released

Last minute confirmations pack an already expanded roster featuring top industry speakers; directors Jill Culton, Brad Bird, Dean DeBlois, Conrad Vernon, Sergio Pablos, Peter Ramsey and Eric Darnell lead an all-star lineup.

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Renowned Video Game Designer Brendan Greene to Speak at VIEW 2019

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 4:32pm

Creator of the battle royale game sensation, ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ (PUBG), joins impressive list of speakers confirmed for October 21-25 digital media conference in Turin, Italy.

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

Taking on the ‘Lion’s’ Share of the Work

VFX powerhouse MPC's animation supervisor Stephen Enticott discusses how the studio balanced photorealism with emotion while crafting the engaging performances in ‘The Lion King,’ Disney’s latest hit animated classic remake. 

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Full VIEW Conference 2019 Announced

By Dan Sarto | Monday, July 22, 2019 at 12:29pm

Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Rob Legato to present ‘The Lion King;’ director Conrad Vernon to present animated ‘The Addams Family’ at October 21-25 digital media conference in Turin, Italy.

Disney VFXWorld

Creating a Photoreal Masterpiece: Rob Legato on the Virtual Cinematography of ‘The Jungle Book’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 3:31pm

As part of AWN's Professional Spotlight Series recorded during VIEW 2016, the Oscar-nominated VFX supervisor discusses the challenges of virtual production on the hit Disney live-action/CG hybrid feature film.

Disney ANIMATIONWorld

Jon Favreau Looks Back at ‘The Jungle Book’

Heading into Awards Season, the director of Disney’s 2016 photoreal live-action/CG hybrid action-adventure hit reflects on his initial skepticism and concerns adapting an animated feature film classic.

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FMX Sets ‘Beyond the Screen’ Theme for 2017 Edition

Trailer for the 22nd edition of Europe’s most influential computer graphics conference created by third-year Animationsinstitut students at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg.

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It’s October – That Means VIEW Time!

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 1:46pm

The 2016 VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy promises once again, as it does each year, an inspirational week spent watching the best work from animation, VFX and game industry greats.

VIEW 2016 Headline News

Italy’s VIEW Conference Details 2016 Offerings

Countdown to VIEW 2016: Two-time Oscar-winner Rob Legato, visual effects supervisor for Disney’s The Jungle Book, rounds out a stellar VIEW 2016 program; Film, Games, and VR Industry leaders offer 18 workshops.

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VFX Luminary Rob Legato Bringing ‘The Jungle Book’ to VIEW 2016

Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor who has worked with James Cameron, Robert Zemeckis and Martin Scorsese to present keynote address on his recent collaboration with director Jon Favreau on Disney’s photorealistic CG/live-action adventure reboot of the classic animated film.

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MPC to Showcase Year of Spectacular Visual Effects at FMX 2016

Two conference sessions with production VFX supervisor Rob Legato and MPC VFX supervisor Adam Valdez will describe the unique filmmaking processes behind Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book.’

Disney VFXWorld

Delving Into the Photoreal World of Disney’s ‘Jungle Book’ Remake

Sneak preview presentation at Disney’s El Capitan Theater with director Jon Favreau and visual effects supervisor Rob Legato unveils stunning live-action/CG hybrid environments and characters.

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