The Advanced Imaging Society’s 11th annual awards honored technical achievements currently accelerating the entertainment industry; 12 distinguished technical achievements were recognized for cutting-edge technology having ‘Impact through Innovation.’
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Transmedia startup Voltaku, fueled by an Epic MegaGrant, begins development on animated series about two siblings’ adventures in a futuristic megacity, directed by Oscar-nominee Ruairi Robinson and penned by ‘Spine of Night’ director Philip Gelatt.
Using Unreal Engine-based virtual production tools, VFX supervisor Kevin Baillie helps the Oscar-winning director pre-shoot every live-action scene needing digital characters, including mice, chickens, and a cat.
Artists from New Zealand, the Philippines, and North America could take advantage of the U.K. group’s virtual events to attend remotely and collaborate through online review tools.
Set for March 27, the leading visualization studio will share a more complete view of how virtual production and cutting-edge real-time workflows are being used to produce films and episodic series.
Virtual sessions will highlight key trends in the VFX industry while sharing the latest updates of the creative software company’s latest updates; registration is now open.
The two-week program will help film and television professionals move into real-time visualization and virtual production; free for freelancers and furloughed workers, the program runs March 15-26.
Tracker features advanced sensors, lightweight portability, and extended battery life, and is specifically designed for motion capture, virtual production, and full-body virtual reality.
Deal brings together VFX company’s creative talent with XR studio’s volumetric and real-time development to enrich relationships and service offerings across film, episodic and animation projects.
Grant Bolton named lead technical director and Alberto Aguado principal engineer on engine team to support studio’s growing use of game engine technology in VFX and virtual production toolsets.
Shade VFX founder and industry veteran brings over 20 years business and artistic experience to his new post; VFX supervisor credits include ‘Joker,’ ‘Sonic the Hedgehog,’ and ‘Wolverine.’
With their new Toronto virtual production stage up and running, the studio has released a quick and entertaining guide to illustrate some virtual production basics.
Entertainment production company’s plans for new virtual production pipeline include an Unreal Engine-powered real-time rendering and motion capture studio.
Program includes sessions with director Glen Keane on the making of ‘Over the Moon;’ RISE’s Florian Gellinger and their first in-house productions, ‘Dragon Rider’ and ‘Stowaway;’ and MR. X’s creative team discussing the film adaption of ‘Monster Hunter’ video game; project submissions being accepted until February 22 for Animation Product Days.
Stunning array of shorts, selected from across Australia in Epic’s first Unreal Engine Short Film Challenge, were all completed in just six weeks during the pandemic, and showcase Unreal’s virtual production capabilities and how the platform is enabling increasingly sophisticated creativity.
SoKrispyMedia’s hilarious and slickly produced ‘Stick Figure Battle’ sequel skillfully displays their innovative and cost-effective use of virtual production, 3D tools, CGI, and real-time rendering.
Organization strengthens recommendations based on new government regulations issued in response to the more infectious coronavirus strain recently discovered in the UK.
Production of epic space adventure combines miniatures and real-time technologies at a fraction of the cost of similarly designed and animated blockbuster feature films.
Studio’s VFX team created ominous imagery of a post-apocalyptic ‘Sick Earth,’ the Aether spaceship, and zero-G for a pregnant character’s spacewalk in the Netflix sci-fi feature.
A virtual keynote address at the Beijing Film Academy’s International Conference on Digital Media Arts and Technology - December 25th, 2020.
Award-winning visual artist to oversee technical and creative development of the studio’s extensive virtual production facilities, resources, and solutions.
Check it out!; Kite and Lightening’s Cory Strassburger produces high-quality seven-minute CG short, ‘The Child Strikes Back,’ using an iPhone, free Unreal Engine, and off-the-shelf tools and assets.
Leading tech company’s findings, gathered from nearly 700 IT professionals, focus on lessons learned by organizations forced to face a ‘new normal’ amid the global pandemic.
Update includes new creative tools to for more convincing characters and real-time environments; users will also see usability and performance improvements in the Collaborative Viewer template enabling multi-user design reviews on VR/AR/Desktop enhancing the collaborative design review process.