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Blackmagic Design Headline News

Blackmagic Design Delivers Fusion 8 for Mac OS X and Linux

Fusion 8 release opens the door to millions of motion graphic artists, broadcast designers, video editors, visual effects compositors and 3D animators.

FMX 2015 Headline News

FMX 2015 to Celebrate 40 Years of ILM

Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia celebrates its 20th Anniversary with ‘20 Years of ‘Toy Story,’ presentation from VFX luminary Joe Letteri, ‘20 years of Weta Digital,’ and ‘40 years of Industrial Light & Magic.’

Autodesk Headline News

‘Star Wars’-Inspired Short ‘Artoo in Love’ is Filled with CG Awesomeness

Autodesk engineer and designer Evan Atherton creates ‘Star Wars’-inspired short using RED Epic and Scarlet cameras, as well as a DGI drone and Movi free fly gimbal for aerial shots.

Milk Headline News

Milk Opens New VFX Studio in Cardiff, Wales

London-based visual effects house to begin production on ITV’s 13-part warrior drama ‘Beowulf,’ FOX TV’s ‘The Bastard Executioner,’ BBC’s ‘Doctor Who’ series nine, and feature film ‘Poltergeist’ from 20th Century Fox and MGM.

VanCG Headline News

Vancouver VFX Artists Rely on Shotgun for ‘Galactic Battles’ Short

Vancouver-based VanCG meetup group taps Shotgun production management and review software for its latest open-movie live-action/CG project, ‘Galactic Battles.’

ArsenalFX Headline News

ArsenalFX Expands into New Santa Monica Headquarters

Newly built, 7,000-square foot headquarters features state-of-the-art proprietary software as well as hardware capable of delivering short-form creative media via integrated global dark-fiber services housed within a secured environment.

virtual production Blogs

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – David Morin

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 20, 2015 at 4:26pm

David Morin, a driving force at Autodesk in virtual production standards and technology, talks about the growing significance and future role of virtual production technologies in moviemaking as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.

Gravity Blogs

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – Max Solomon

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 9:13am

As part of AWN’s Professional Spotlight series -- a series of exclusive video interviews shot during FMX 2014 – Max Solomon, an animation supervisor at Framestore, talks about the animation, previs and onset virtual technology used on the Oscar-winning film ‘Gravity.’

ILM Blogs

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – Russell Earl

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 9, 2015 at 3:03pm

Russell Earl, a visual effects supervisor at Industrial Light & Magic, discusses the extensive previs and visual effects work done on Marvel’s 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.

41st Annual Saturn Awards Headline News

‘Interstellar,’ ‘The Winter Soldier’ Lead 2015 Saturn Award Noms

‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘Interstellar’ lead nominations for the 41st Annual Saturn Awards with 11 and 10 nominations, respectively; ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ follows with nine nominations.

FMX 2015 Headline News

FMX 2015 to Spotlight Oscar Winners ‘Interstellar’ and ‘Big Hero 6’

Academy Award-winning films are part of the Lighting & Rendering track, a recurring series of presentations among the most relevant and successful components of every FMX program. 

Visual Effects Headline News

Nomad Launches VFX Division Led by Executive Producer David Ziek

Industry veteran has worked on feature films including ‘Tron’ and ‘X-Men: First Class,’ and commercials for high-profile brands such as Nike, Microsoft, and Mercedes-Benz.

Visual Effects Headline News

‘Interstellar’ VFX Team Helps Science Build a Better Black Hole

Christopher Nolan’s Oscar-nominated sci-fi drama ‘Interstellar’ wins over the scientific community by depicting the most accurate black hole ever seen.

Industrial Light & Magic Headline News

ILM’s Lynwen Brennan Named Lucasfilm General Manager

Sixteen-year ILM veteran will oversee all operational matters for Lucasfilm, ILM and Skywalker sound, reporting directly to Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and Walt Disney Studios president Alan Bergman.

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