Emmy Award winner Johan Renck will replace ‘Dune’ film director Denis Villeneuve, who exited the HBO Max project due to scheduling conflicts.
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Studio is joined by ILM, ILMxLAB and Skywalker Sound on new documentary series and website that showcase opportunities available within the entertainment industry, specifically visual effects, to help the next, more diverse generation of filmmakers get a foot in the door.
Two days of streaming conversations and panels led by industry leaders and SCAD alumni include ‘Industry Insights: The ABCs of NFTs,’ ‘Building the Metaverse,’ ‘Alumni Voices,’ and ‘In Conversation: Inclusive Character Design in Gaming.’
The audit-compliant cloud-based rendering solution that promotes remote collaboration across 3D graphic production pipelines is now part of the Google Cloud ecosystem.
Episode 1, ‘A Grain of Truth,’ wins for Special, Visual & Graphic Effects; award goes to Cinesite, Hivemind, Platige Image, and Pioneer Stillking Images.
The in-person/virtual hybrid event features presenters, panels, and Q&A sessions with a focus on the future of animation; confirmed guests include Toon Boom wizard Matt Watts and VFX artist Ron Friedman – the event runs May 20-21.
The Rock’s company, Seven Bucks Productions, has joined ‘Sonic’ co-producer dj2 Entertainment to adapt the action-adventure game’s unique story for the screen.
Leading visualization company stitches together carefully planned stunt action with digital takeovers to provide crucial previs for several key sequences on Daniel Espinosa’s Marvel horror thriller.
Presentations will showcase creative techniques and technologies including best practices, tips and tricks, and a look at the future of VFX; topics include grading and compositing with NukeX, workflows with Mari, and using Katana in feature animation.
Based on the hugely popular role-playing game, the film stars Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, and Hugh Grant, and is slated to hit theaters March 3, 2023.
Should the streamer win the bidding war for the famed anime series’ movie adaptation, ‘Red Notice’ filmmaker Rawson Marshall Thurber is reportedly ready to direct.
Updates bring the software’s 3D system more in line with DCC standards and provides more consistency between Nuke and Katana for geometry transformations; workflow improvements provided more intuitive artist pipelines.
It’s believed that the ‘Aeon Flux’ and ‘Destroyer’ helmer’s film, titled ‘Mina Harker,’ was scrapped when Miramax Films opted not to move forward.
The ‘Aquaman’ star is reportedly wrapping up negotiations to headline a new film based on the best-selling video game of all time.
New footage from Taika Waititi’s sequel teases the first appearance of Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster as Mighty Thor.
VFX supervisor Brian Kubovcik discusses his team’s work creating the devastated urban landscape of various famed New York locations, such as Chinatown and The Manhattan Bridge, in the new HBO Max miniseries, based on Brian Wood’s Vertigo comic series.
RFX founder Ray Feeney and executive Prashant Buyyala explain how the RFX Virtual Studio with NVIDIA Omniverse™ Enterprise could change the world of M&E. This Virtual Studio is being made available for a two-week free trial for any interested creative team.
New version delivers scalable, collaborative, and efficient artist workflows enabled to run on Amazon Web Services; other mods include enhanced HDR user interface and improved animation editor.
WarnerMedia’s digital and physical releases of the Matt Reeves-helmed Dark Knight feature come with a bevy of bonus content.
The award-winning ‘Family Guy’ creator’s upcoming live-action comedy for Peacock, about a foul-mouthed teddy bear whose moment of fame has long passed, serves as a prequel to both his ‘Ted’ films.
Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, and Sam Neill look back at the ‘Jurassic’ legacy; the epic conclusion to the blockbuster franchise hits theaters June 10.
The visual effects studio integrates its proprietary ‘Parallax’ virtual production system with Unreal Engine and ray tracing tools to help award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay and a host of top film directors, including Michael Mann and Patty Jenkins, step inside and dissect their favorite shots.
Photorealistic cat sows trail of destruction in episodes of the network’s hit crime drama; one gruesome scene was completed with a CG human leg and added gory details using Houdini, with final compositing in Nuke.
More talks, presentations and screenings are confirmed for the upcoming conference, including looks behind the scenes of the recent Disney and Illumination animated features, as well as Locksmith Animation’s ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong;’ event runs onsite May 3-5, online May 6 and on demand through May 31.