Global VFX studio adds previsualization services to its pre-production offerings following push into virtual production and launch of LED stages; ex-Framestore exec Alex Webster takes the reigns with veteran previs supervisor Matt Perrin heading the team.
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Mystical allies help confront a new mysterious adversary in the highly anticipated sequel to studio’s 2016 hit, ‘Doctor Strange,’ which premieres in U.S. theaters May 6, 2022.
Latest snippet features a small sampling of the film’s large-scale action visual effects; Paramount Pictures’ ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ sequel hits theaters April 8.
Filming on the next chapter of the hit show, starring Henry Cavill as the famed monster hunter, Geralt of Rivia, is currently underway in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia.
The motion graphics studio used Cinema 4D, Redshift, and Red Giant to create a host of screen graphics including medical scans, 3D maps, and other futuristic visual elements in the iconic film franchise’s latest outing.
Company’s first dedicated VFX studio outside New Zealand kicks off with 75 artists, with more hires planned later this year; currently it has 12 unannounced projects in the pipeline, having recently completed work on ‘The Batman,’ Marvel’s ‘Moon Knight,’ and ‘Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.’
More palace intrigue and aerial carnage is just around the corner, as the network officially announces the premiere of its highly touted ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel, based on George R. R. Martin’s ‘Fire & Blood,’ that follows the House Targaryen’s rise to power in Westeros.
Conference confirms more talks, presentations, and masterclasses including a look at rendering challenges behind ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines,’ creation of Mixed Reality with Microsoft’s Darren Cosker, and Machine Learning with Foundry’s Mairéad Grogan; the event runs onsite May 3-5, online May 6 and on demand through May 31.
Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi epic scored a hefty 6 wins, though the evening’s most momentous achievement was an unwanted, violent reminder that live TV never goes as planned... or hoped.
The co-founder of recently acquired VFX studio FOLKS will succeed David Altenau, who’ll become Chairman of the parent organization that also includes FuseFX and Rising Sun Pictures.
In a just filed lawsuit, the longtime Beijing-based VFX and animation company alleges that two Americans have swindled and pocketed millions from investors while raising money on its behalf.
Visual effects house produces 494 shots across 10 episodes on Season 2 of the Hulu comedy, helping to visualize Kat Dennings’ wild imagination and insecurities, a Disney 2D animated fairy tale parody, and of course… the Cat Lady.
Babita Jassal has been promoted to VP of People and Culture, and Hetal Shah joins as senior talent acquisition specialist; staff additions come as the company seeks new creative talent to work across a range of 2D and 3D projects.
Series spotlights career paths in VFX, CGI, and Animation Technology, kicking off with an episode featuring interviews with women on the company’s R&D team.
Animators in the $32B 3D & VFX industry are always working; with over 62,000 animation jobs in the US alone and continued growth expected for the foreseeable future, there’s never been a better time to start a career.
Boutique agency specializing in visual effects and post-production services bolsters its growing talent roster.
Conference confirms presentations that include a behind-the-scenes look at Netflix’s anthology ‘The House,’ the blending of 2D and 3D in Marvel’s ‘What If...?’ and the future of NFTs; the event runs onsite May 3-5, online May 6 and on demand through May 31.
Yvett Merino and Clark Spencer honored for their work on Disney’s hit CG animated feature at the March 19 ceremony.
Visual effects supervisors Patrick Murphy and Glyn Tebbutt, and managing director Mark Tobin launch their new Santa Monica-based business with high-profile Expedia and Gatorade campaigns.
The former Walt Disney Studios exec joins the company March 28 in the newly created role; studio also announces Harry Linden came on board as head of Stop Frame Production earlier this month.
VFX supervisor Jay Hawkins talks about the series’ key visual effects sequences, including an show opening car crash and a complex werewolf created using animatronics and CG.
New footage reveals more of the ‘Sonic’ sequel’s plot, and gives fans glimpses of its snowy set pieces and kinetic action scenes.
Most of the delays can be chalked up to scheduling challenges visual effects and post-production houses have faced while working on VFX-heavy projects.