The committee has revised Rules and Procedures in some categories and announced name changes in others; submissions close on November 30; timing of the 22nd Annual VES Awards Presentation is TBD.
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Desktops from BOXX, Dell, HP, and Lenovo feature NVIDIA RTX 6000 Ada GPUs and incorporate NVIDIA AI Enterprise and NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise software; 3 new desktop workstation Ada Generation GPUs - NVIDIA RTX 5000, RTX 4500, and RTX 4000 - also announced.
New Unreal Engine 5 plugin leverages existing render setups and scalability so cloud-based resources can accelerate final-pixel outputs; also updates DCC apps, including Adobe After Effects 2023, Autodesk Maya 2024, Autodesk 3ds Max 2024, Autodesk VRED 2023 and Maxon Cinema 4D 2023.
The summer heats up with enhanced Maxon One subscription offerings, including Jitter added to Redshift, MatCap Shader Node and Support for Maya on Mac, and Improved Trapcode Workflows.
The tech giant’s CEO and WPP CEO Mark Read discussed AI's ‘Supercharge’ impact on creative industries, noting new tools augment artists’ creative process and don’t replace it.
The tech giant will present 20 research papers advancing generative AI and neural graphics — including collaborations with over a dozen universities in the U.S., Europe and Israel – at the computer graphics conference coming to LA this August.
From fairytale digital characters to monstrous transformation sequences and crowd simulations, the visual effects studio delivered 123 shots and over 50 character and environment assets for Season 2 of Prime Video’s fantasy series starring Cara Delevigne and Orlando Bloom.
The visual effects studio creates 334 shots for Season 2 of Brian Young and Netflix’s coming-of-age fantasy adventure about teenage fairies learning to master their powers while navigating love, rivalries, and a flock of bug-like Scrapers at their magical boarding school.
New features and workflow enhancements are revealed across entire product line, including Cinema 4D, Redshift, Red Giant, ZBrush and Forger, promising improved performance, workflows and advanced tools for animation, rendering and sculpting.
The leading visual effects company delivers 328 shots from its Montreal facility, with another 233 from its London facility, including heavy magical element simulations, a swarm of bees transforming into a human, and the wish fish girl, on the Paul Feig fantasy adventure now streaming on Netflix.
The company’s General Manager of M&E, Richard Kerris, takes a deep dive into the processes and promise of NVIDIA’s groundbreaking creative platform.
The new collaboration allows artists to connect their preferred content creation tools in a unified production pipeline for faster, easier changes and enhanced content production, with a lower barrier of entry for accessing M&E workflows.
6 new GPUs, available this month, will be featured in computers from system builders like BOXX, HP and Lenovo, offering accelerated computing power for collaborative content creation, design, and AI-augmented applications.
Visual Effects Supervisor Marc Smith and Compositing Supervisor Tanner Bartlett talk burning coals and a chef so hot he’s actually on fire, in Mark Mylod’s dark comedy about a truly cutthroat kitchen, starring Ralph Fiennes and Anya Taylor-Joy, now streaming on HBO Max.
Tasked with creating full CG environments, simulated explosions, energy effects, laser beams, armored ants, and other digital assets, over 1,000 studio artists delivered more than 800 shots on the Marvel’s first MCU Phase 5 installment.
Leading visual effects studio delivers 420 shots, including a massive, sinister 3D snake, on Florian Sigl’s feature film adaptation of Wolfgang Mozart’s 232-year-old opera, which hits U.S. theaters today, March 10, courtesy of Shout! Factory.
Awards-season magic continues for both films, with James Cameron’s blockbuster ‘Avatar’ sequel taking home 9 awards, while the ‘Nightmare Alley’ director’s stop-motion tale takes home 3; ‘The Lord of The Rings: The Rings of Power’ led all episodics with 3 wins as well.
Production Visual Effects Supervisor Frank Petzold talks about using in-camera effects wherever possible, eschewing loud and flashy CG sequences for more precise, realistic action centered around what’s captured on set, in Edward Berger’s harrowing and haunting Oscar-nominated war saga, now in theaters and streaming on Netflix.
The studio transforms London into a dilapidated landscape dwarfed by towering statues of Greek Gods, creating the backdrop for the sci-fi series starring Jack Reynor and Chloë Grace Moretz, now streaming on Prime Video.
The VFX studio helps enhance the drama, add realism, and ensure continuity on Showtime’s legal drama starring Bryan Cranston as a disgraced judge, now airing and also streaming on Paramount+.
Key updates for Maxon One line expand Forger capabilities with modeling toolset, including subdivision surfaces and symmetry; performance upgrades in Red Giant Trapcode’s improve particle simulation creation in Adobe After Effects.
‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ tops all TV contenders as nominees are announced in 25 categories across film, television, real-time, and special venue projects; ceremony set for February 15 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in LA.
CG supervisor Bryant Reif and his team created ‘The Shortcut,’ an entirely CGI transatlantic ocean liner modeled after the Queen Mary, along with digital people, oceans, docks, wakes and waves, for Season 2 of the series, now streaming on Disney+.
Created for TotallyMoney, the advert melds 2D, and 3D animation, capturing a hand-painted feel, making every frame look like an individual painting; the short conveys the client’s customers’ determination to climb towards their goals.