From ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ to ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’ and ‘Blade Runner,’ the VFX visionary created some of cinema’s most widely influential and iconic imagery, and the ground-breaking processes used to produce them.
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Iconic concept artist and designer known for work on films like ‘Blade Runner’ and ‘Tron’ passes away at age 86 of complications from lymphoma.
Noted ‘Independence Day’ director-producer joins previous visionaries Jonathan Nolan, Victoria Alonso, Syd Mead, J.J. Abrams, Alfonso Cuarón, Ang Lee and Christopher Nolan as recipient of prestigious Visual Effects Society award.
SIGGRAPH 2018 production sessions to offer inside look at making of ‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘Game Of Thrones,’ ‘Incredibles 2,’ ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ and sneak peeks of ‘Wreck It Ralph 2’ and LAIKA’s ‘Missing Link.’
The overall VFX supervisor riffs on witness cameras, bleak L.A. cityscapes and the super-secret digital recreation of Rachael in Denis Villeneuve’s mesmerizing ‘Blade Runner’ sequel.
Director of the upcoming Disney feature ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ joins speaker lineup at ninth annual VES Summit to be held Saturday, October 28.
Featured speakers at interactive forum to be held Saturday, October 28 include Hollywood data hack expert Hemanshu Nigam and IMAX home entertainment president Jason Brenek.
Marvel Studios executive vice president of physical production Victoria Alonso named as the next recipient of the Visual Effects Society’s Visionary Award in recognition of her contributions to visual arts and filmed entertainment.
Acclaimed filmmaker-producer Ridley Scott named recipient of VES Lifetime Achievement Award; master visual futurist and iconic artist Syd Mead to receive VES Visionary Award.
The Visual Effects Society to present master visual futurist and iconic artist Syd Mead with the professional honorary society’s Visionary Award at the 14th Annual VES Awards on February 2, 2016.
2D-animated diploma film by Gwenn Germain uses Studio Ghibli founder Hayao Miyazaki, designer and concept artist Syd Mead, and French comic illustrator Jean “Mœbius” Giraud as influences.
Book signing and Q&A session with visual futurist and a neofuturistic concept artist Syd Mead to be held Saturday, November 22 at the memorial park’s Glendale location.