Using Unreal Engine-based virtual production tools, VFX supervisor Kevin Baillie helps the Oscar-winning director pre-shoot every live-action scene needing digital characters, including mice, chickens, and a cat.
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Legendary Academy, DGA, PGA and VES Award-winning filmmaker to be recognized for his valuable contributions to filmed entertainment at the upcoming April 6/7 VES Awards.
Visual Effect Society names veteran VFX supervisor, second unit director and DP as this year’s recipient of the VES Creative Excellence Award; innovative filmmaker won Oscars for ‘Titanic,’ ‘Hugo,’ and ‘The Jungle Book.’
Free online conference adds a virtual fireside chat with the Academy Award-winning director and his longtime VFX supervisor Keven Baillie to the November 10 free virtual event program.
‘Forest Gump’ director Robert Zemeckis in talks to helm a live-action version of Disney’s ‘Pinocchio.’
Submission forms now available for entering VFX projects in Film, Television, Special Venue, Games, Animation, VR and New Media created between January 1 and December 31, 2019.
Starting with upcoming 18th annual awards, Society will recognize special (practical) effects in photoreal projects and allow more category eligibility for animation projects.
Legendary Academy, DGA and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker to be recognized for his valuable contributions to filmed entertainment at the upcoming January 29 VES Awards.
Creative studio’s advanced motion-capture technology and new pipeline for integrating live-action with CG dolls help director visualize true story of photographer Mark Hogancamp’s recovery from a vicious hate crime.
Company’s global VFX brand continues its expansion plans with acquisition of award-winning VFX studio.
Academy governors Richard Edlund and Bill Kroyer weigh in on how to acknowledge and reward the growing number of stellar CG character performances.
1994 animated Disney feature and 1988 groundbreaking hybrid live-action/animation movie directed by Robert Zemeckis among 25 films to be preserved by the Library of Congress.
On-set virtual tracking equipment and visualization software from Paris-based developer employed for Robert Zemeckis’ critically-acclaimed film, ‘The Walk.’
Ridley Scott's ‘The Martian’ wins weekend box office race with $37 million; Sony's animated ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ follows in second place with $20.3 million for a new worldwide total of $207.7 million.
Ridley Scott's space epic also dominates overseas with $45.2 million; Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Walk’ sees soft limited IMAX debut.
Previous winners of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award include James Cameron, Steven Spielberg, Ray Harryhausen, George Lucas, Robert Zemeckis, John Dykstra and Frank Marshall & Kathleen Kennedy.