For 2 years, Production Designer Ramsey Avery and his team never slept, generating 38,000 pieces of concept art – illustrations, digital models, videos, sketches, and paintings – to support 9,500 VFX shots produced by 20 vendors and their 1,500 artists on Prime Video’s hugely ambitious Middle-earth saga.
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The project, based on the popular franchise spanning multiple video games, films, and an anime series, is the latest in an overall deal between the streaming giant and the ‘Fleabag’ author.
Co-Chairmen and CEOs of DC Studios Peter Safran and James Gunn dive a bit deeper into the next generation of DC films and television series, and how the new core continuity will work.
The award-winning VFX studio’s team, led by Connor Ling and Freddy Salazar, created tools integrated with Unreal Engine 5.1 to render and project realistic backgrounds onto an LED wall using 18 different machines with dual GPUs, for the Netflix series about an ocean liner diverted to answer a distress signal from a long-lost sister ship.
The sequel to Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’ will hit theaters October 3, 2025 under the DC Elseworlds banner, separate from the new DC Universe core continuity just revealed by James Gunn and Peter Safran.
The streamer shares key art and a featurette to tide fans over until the new 8-episode season’s March 1 release; Lucasfilm’s original live-action series follows the continuing journeys of Din Djarin through the Star Wars galaxy.
The upcoming shows – almost all live-action - make up ‘Chapter 1’ of the new core, interconnected DC Universe; the first film, ‘Superman: Legacy,’ hits theaters July 11, 2025.
The visual effects supervisor discusses creating the show’s iconic, disembodied hand, along with the demonic Hyde creature and spooky Nevermore Academy, on Netflix’s hit supernatural coming-of-age comedy, recently renewed for Season 2.
While the cancelation of both series after their fourth seasons came as a shock to fans, James Gunn claims he and DC Studios co-CEO Peter Safran are blameless.
Filming for the prequel, set on Earth 70 years from now, sans franchise heroine Ripley, will commence later this year.
The late-night host will serve as executive producer for the show, based on prolific sci-fi and fantasy author Roger Zelazny's 10 book series about a royal family with the ability to travel through different dimensions of reality, who rule over the one true world: Amber.
In another money-saving move from Warner Bros. Discovery, the final season of the post-apocalyptic drama has been cut from its mother network, and is being shopped to other outlets.
Lucasfilms’ hit sci-fi adventure series follows the Mandalorian’s continued journeys through the ‘Star Wars’ galaxy; new 8-episode season kicks off in March.
‘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.
The 8-episode eOne and Paramount Pictures project pilot will be penned and directed by ‘Red Notice’ writer Rawson Marshall Thurber.
Ryan Coogler and Marvel Studios’ action-adventure will soon be available all major digital platforms before coming home on disc; two exclusive Best Buy SteelBook designs showcase Wakanda and Talokan; Walmart exclusive includes a Black Panther enamel pin
The long awaited second and final season has finally arrived, rolling out 2 episodes per week starting next month; Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne return to the fantasy world where humans and fae collide.
Premiering February 1, the live-action science fiction series follows the crew of spacecraft Ark One as they battle to survive long enough to fulfill their mission to save the human race by colonizing a new planet.
VFX Supervisor Dennis Berardi dishes on the show’s signature production of ghouls, critters, an octopus, a blob monster, a six-foot long queen rat, and a lady made out of beauty lotion – 2,000 visual effects shots all totaled - in the horror anthology series now streaming on Netflix.
Streamer drops new TV spot to announce the hit Marvel Studios’ film, featuring an IMAX enhanced immersive home viewing experience, will debut next month; ‘Wakanda Forever: The Official Black Panther Podcast’ also released.
The visual effects studio delivered 1,522 shots on the Showtime vampire/horror series, including fully CG chimps that morphed into vicious vampire chimps.
Amazon Studios head Vernon Sanders assures fans the first season is ‘incredibly true to the source material,’ despite the synopsis seemingly omitting game events preceding 2018’s ‘God of War’ soft reboot.
Images show the disembodied hand actor Victor Dorobantu doing his ‘thang’ on set, though his role required a surprising full-body contorting performance.