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.
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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 iconic admiral is forced to confront the legacy of his past and new revelations that may alter the fate of the Federation; Season 3 premieres February 16 exclusively on Paramount+.
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+.
The award-winning entertainment company launches a new Vancouver office led by Emmy-nominated head of 2D Michael Porterfield, who joined the company last summer.
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.
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+.
‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio,’ ‘Marcel the Shell with Shoes On,’ ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru,’ ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish,’ and ‘Turning Red’ selected in the animated movie category; ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ and ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ among Outstanding Producer award nominees.
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.
After debuting in November, the hugely popular series has been picked up for a second season, promising more mystical mayhem as the deadpan eldest daughter of the Addams Family continues her ‘tortuous journey’ at the spooky prep school, Nevermore Academy.
The visual effects team delivered 135 shots across the series’ episodes combining actual pyrotechnics with digital flames to showcase the many different and terrifying forms that fire can take; the CBS primetime series returns January 6 with all-new episodes.
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.
Studio serves as lead VFX vendor on Eric Garcia’s new nonlinear, eight-part Netflix crime series inspired by the true story of a $70 billion Manhattan bank heist during Hurricane Sandy; challenging effects-heavy shots included creating a swarm of digital bees to camouflage a character’s movements through a super-secure bank vault.
The visual effects studio delivered 1,522 shots on the Showtime vampire/horror series, including fully CG chimps that morphed into vicious vampire chimps.
The award-winning visual effects house to kick off the new year with a new French-based facility helmed by Creative Director/Head of Studio Andy Morley; continued studio expansion follows the recent acquisition of Lola Post Production.
Visual Effects Supervisor Jay Worth talks about the HBO sci-fi thriller’s fourth – and final – season, and his long tenure on the show, which set a new high production value bar for streaming series.
The VFX and animation studio collective announces new long term financing deal to continue its acquisition revenue growth, increase client offerings, capacity, and expand its global footprint; NatWest Corporate Bank led the financing alongside Barclays – the company’s longtime bankers.
VFX Supervisor David Bowman and VFX Producer Hannah Dakin will help expand studio’s film and episodic division; company will soon move to a new facility boasting state-of-the-art production servers and workstations to streamline workflow and increase capacity.
The Technicolor Creative Studio adds new leadership to increase reach across global VFX industry; Jean-Paul Burge named Global President, ex-Paramount Pictures exec Stephanie Allen joins as Executive in Charge - Client Services, and VFX industry veteran Chris Burn named Global Head of Production.
For the company’s 20th anniversary, its founder shares a selection of innovative work his teams have produced, on shows like ‘Wonder Woman,’ ‘1917,’ and ‘The Sandman,’ since opening its doors in 2002.
The Oscar and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, author, and illustrator shares how a series of tragic losses – first his young daughter, then his wife – led to a prolonged period of creative withdrawal that he eventually emerged from, due to a simple twist of fate, to produce some of his career’s strongest and most innovative work.
David Patton, Mark Warburg, Phil Greenlow, and Sharn Gondal join the Emmy Award-winning VFX/Animation company; Natalie Llewellyn expands her role managing all animation production.