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Pitch Black Names Mikaël Damant-Sirois VP of Operations

The parent company of VFX studios FuseFX, FOLKS, Rising Sun Pictures, and El Ranchito brings onboard the former Rodeo FX VP of Creative Operations to promote cross-brand integration, streamline processes, enhance collaboration between teams, and optimize global operations.

No More Knights Who Say Ni! VFXWorld

Realtime Demystifies Arthur’s Legend with ‘The Winter King’ VFX

VFX supervisor Sue Land discusses how the studio reimagined the legendary story, based on Bernard Cornwell’s ‘The Warlord Chronicles,’ aligning fantastical elements with plausible 6th century realism to visualize Sub-Roman Britain on the 10-episode MGM+ and ITVX fictionalized historical series.

Puppets and Animation Oh My! ANIMATIONWorld

The Hidden Animation of ‘Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock’ Season 2

Storyboards, previs, and innovative ways to digitally support the unmatched charm of its puppetry mark the all-new season of the Apple TV+ series, which dives deeper into the captivating world of Gobo, Mokey, Wembley, Boober, and Red with a host of new Fraggles, new songs, and themes of interdependence and environmental awareness​​.

Oz Cobb… Who? Headline News

Max Teases Colin Farrell as ‘The Penguin’

The upcoming Warner Bros. Television and DC Studios 8-episode series continues Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’ epic crime saga with stories focused on the 'In Bruges' and 'The Banshees of Inisherin' star's Oz Cobb; streaming this Fall.

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Cinesite Chills Out with ‘True Detective: Night Country’ VFX

Check out the breakdown reel - as main visual effects vendor, the studio enhanced the series’ haunting atmosphere, mysterious disappearances and weird phenomena, adding to its chilling backdrop both literally and figuratively. 

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David S. Goyer Steps Down as ‘Foundation’ Showrunner Over Budget Battles

EP Bill Bost will now oversee Season 3 photography, while Goyer will retain the ‘showrunner’ title and continue to write for the hit series, which was renewed by Apple TV+ for a third season last year.

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‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Producers Guild Award

Avi Arad, Amy Pascal, Phil Lord & Christopher Miller, and Christina Steinberg were honored for their work on Sony Pictures Animation’s Oscar-nominated hit film.

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‘The Creator,’ ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ and ‘The Last of Us’ Top VES Awards

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 10:59pm

Gareth Edwards’ innovative sci-fi drama set during a future global war between mankind and AI simulants takes home 5 awards, while the hit ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ sequel takes home 4; HBO’s critically acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning game adaptation series also garners 4 awards. 

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‘The Umbrella Academy’ Season 4 Gets a Release Date

All good things must come to an end… but not just yet! Netflix has announced the August 8 streaming debut of the popular series' final season, noting the return of cast members Elliot Page, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Justin H. Min, Ritu Arya, and Colm Feore. 

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Watch ‘The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin’ Official Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at 1:52pm

Who doesn't need a good old fashion 18th century English absurdist crazy escapades historical romp! The new series stars Noel Fielding as the real-life reluctant leader of a band of outlaws - highwaymen, we dare say - tasked with outwitting corrupt lawman and self-appointed thief-taker Jonathan Wilde; steaming on Apple TV+ March 1.

A Historical Whodunnit! Headline News

Apple TV+ Drops True Crime Series ‘Manhunt’ Official Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at 1:05pm

Based on the bestselling book, ‘Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer,’ the new conspiracy thriller about one of the best-known but least understood crimes in history hits the streamer on March 15.

No… Not the Butterfly VFXWorld

Kaiju VFX Are All the Rage – and Then Some in ‘Monarch: Legacy of Monsters’

VFX supervisor Sean Konrad helped deliver over 3,000 ‘giant’ shots on the highly acclaimed Apple TV+ series with the ‘monstrously’ talented artists on his in-house team and at Rising Sun Pictures, Rodeo FX, Framestore, FuseFX, Outpost VFX, Crafty Apes, Wētā FX, MPC, Storm Studios, Vitality VFX, BOT VFX, Mr. Wolf, Scarab Digital, The Third Floor, Proof, and MPC Visualization.

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‘The Creator’ and ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse' Lead VES Award Nominations

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at 7:22am

Gareth Edwards' sci-fi thriller tops all feature film contenders, while the 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' sequel leads all animation contenders and 'The Last of Us' tops all TV contenders as nominees are announced in 25 categories across film, television, real-time, and special venue projects; ceremony set for February 21 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in LA.

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DNEG Adds Emmy-Nominated Producers Ron Ames and Jesse Kobayashi

Company taps the pair to advance and improve its service offerings and provide creative technological solutions to filmmaking challenges.

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Seth MacFarlane’s ‘Ted’ Comes to Life in Real Time with ViewScreen Studio

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, January 11, 2024 at 10:41am

The new comedy, which premieres January 11 on Peacock, uses innovative production visualization technology from the famed creator’s company, Fuzzy Door Tech, to film an animated lead character alongside other actors.

The Former Jedi Will Return Headline News

‘Ahsoka’ Season 2 Officially in Development

The ‘Star Wars’ series that follows the former Jedi Knight Ahsoka Tano as she investigates an emerging threat to the galaxy will return under the guidance of creator Dave Filoni; Season 1 streams now on Disney+.

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Derek Simonds Boards ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Reboot as Showrunner and Writer

‘The Sinner’ creator will also executive produce alongside Sam Esmail for UCP and Chad Hamilton; Michael Lesslie was previously attached to write and executive produce.

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‘The Changeling’ VFX: Grounding a Fairy Tale in New York City

VFX supervisor Greg Behrens discusses the production of otherworldly visuals on Kelly Marcel and Apple TV+’s supernatural thriller about a book dealer searching for his missing wife and son in the Big Apple. 

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Did ‘Andor’ Season 2 Premiere Get Pushed into 2025?

While the ‘Star Wars’ sci-fi franchise boasts many upcoming offerings, including ‘The Acolyte,’ ‘Skeleton Crew,’ and ‘The Bad Batch Season 3,’ Disney’s release slate for 2024 has one notable omission… 

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Painting Practice Shares ‘Doctor Who 60th Anniversary Special’ Design Reel

Studio delivers concept design, hybrid virtual production previs, postvis, motion graphics, and VFX design and supervision across all three anniversary episodes - ‘The Star Beast,’ ‘Wild Blue Yonder,’ and ‘The Giggle;’ work includes creating the Doctor’s all-new Tardis interior virtual reality asset and graphic language for his new Sonic Screen.

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Rising Sun Pictures Lights Up ‘Miss Minutes’ in ‘Loki’ Season 2

The VFX studio animates Disney+ series’ AI-driven character’s sinister transformation from friendly to deranged, delivering more than 125 shots, while also creating Loki’s green energy blasts and a digital extension to represent a blighted, working-class section of Chicago.

It’s Tough Being a Demigod VFXWorld

‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’: A Kid Demigod Takes the LED Stage

Jon Steinberg and Dan Shotz’s reimagining of Rick Riordan’s best-selling book series, that tells the story of a 12-year-old with newfound divine powers and his journey to find a lightening bolt he’s accused of stealing, looked to ILM VFX supervisor Jeff White and the studio’s groundbreaking StageCraft LED Volume technology for live-action shoots integrating real-time animated environments. 

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