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Conferences Headline News

SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Registration Now Open

The Annual Conference takes place December 6-9 in Daegu, South Korea – with COVID travel restrictions lifted, the event promises the in-person return of a diverse group of respected technical and creative people from all over the world; don’t miss SACAF 2022, celebrating the vibrant and inspiring world of computer animation.

We Return to the Asylum Headline News

Antonio Campos Takes the Helm of ‘The Batman’ Spin-off Series for HBO Max

‘The Staircase’ creator is set to write, direct, and showrun the Arkham Asylum-centric series, described by Matt Reeves as, ‘like a horror movie or a haunted house that is Arkham.’

DC Kings Anointed! Headline News

James Gunn and Peter Safran to Lead DC Studios

The comics-savvy producers will serve as co-chairmen and co-CEOs for the newly minted production outfit, which will oversee all DCU film, TV, and animation properties for Warner Bros. Discovery.

Madness of Two Headline News

Harry Lawtey Joins ‘Joker: Folie à Deux’ Cast in Undisclosed Role

The ‘Industry’ actor joins Joaquin Phoenix and Zazie Beetz, as well as newcomers Lady Gaga, Jacob Lofland, Brendan Gleeson, and Catherine Keener, for the ‘madly’ romantic musical sequel to ‘Joker.’

Emerging Technology Headline News

New ‘VES Emerging Technology Award’ Announced

New honor recognizes individual creators of technology behind the visuals, such as product developers, R&D technical directors, and software engineers; inaugural award will be bestowed at the next VES Awards ceremony in February 2023.

The Perfect Xmas Gift! Headline News

Disney+ Drops ‘The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special’ Trailer

The Guardians are determined to make Christmas unforgettable by finding the perfect gift for Quill, which can only be found on Earth; Marvel’s holiday special hits the streamer next month.

New Filmmaking Frontiers at SCAD VFXWorld

SCAD Embraces the ‘Bleeding Edge’ of Technology with New LED Volume Stage

By bringing together live-action performance with digital environments and real-time rendering, the university's students across creative disciplines are collaborating as never before, creating the future with technology that didn’t exist only two years ago.

Diversity in Animation Headline News

6th Annual WIA Diversity Awards Honorees Announced

The award recognizes individuals, films, and organizations working to expand diversity; recipients include producer Chris Nee, Epic Games, and Seyed Mohsen Pourmohseni Shakib's film, ‘It's a Gray, Gray World.’

Business Headline News

Sony Pictures Entertainment Buys Pixomondo

SPE bolsters its VFX and virtual production capabilities with purchase of the award-winning visual effects studio, which will join Sony Pictures Imageworks and Sony Innovation Studios to handle the company's growing film and TV production demand.  

Here We Go Again Headline News

Halia Abdel-Meguid Boards Duffer Brothers’ ‘Death Note’ Series

‘The Devil in the White City’ writer will executive produce and write the ‘Stranger Things’ creators’ upcoming live-action adaptation of the beloved anime and manga series that follows a teen who discovers a mysterious black notebook giving him supernatural power over life and death.

People Headline News

‘Dune: The Sisterhood’ Series Begins Casting the Bene Geserit

Indira Varma, Shirley Henderson, and Emily Watson will star in the upcoming series, set in the 'Dune' universe, which centers on the lives of the fabled religious sect trained to resist the Voice.

Phase 5 is On The Way! Headline News

Marvel Drops ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania’ Trailer, Images and Poster

Get ready for Kang!!! The MCU Phase 5 kicks off this February with the third installment of the ‘Ant-Man’ franchise; Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly reprise their titular roles.

Community Outreach Headline News

Access: VFX Launches European Chapter

Netflix joins The Foundry to support new chapter helmed by Glassworks’ Chris Kiser; studio coalition aims to promote diversity within the VFX industry.

VFX for TV Headline News

VFX Legion Delivers Key Shots for ‘Quantum Leap’ Reboot

Donald P. Bellisario’s revival of the 1990s sci-fi cult classic tapped the global VFX house to create complex digital environments with integrated 2D and 3D assets; check out the VFX breakdown reel then catch Season 1 now airing on NBC and streaming on Peacock.

All Paths Lead to Marvel Headline News

Harrison Ford Joining MCU as Secretary Thaddeus ‘Thunderbolt’ Ross

No stranger to franchises, the ‘Indiana Jones’ and ‘Star Wars’ star will pick up the Ross mantle in both ‘Captain America: New World Order’ and ‘Thunderbolts’ following William Hurt’s passing earlier this year.

Marvel-ous Rumors Headline News

Sacha Baron Cohen May Join the MCU as Mephisto

The versatile actor is rumored to appear in Marvel Studios’ upcoming Disney+ series ‘Ironheart’ as the villainous Mephisto… or perhaps another villain altogether.

Cavill Returns Headline News

Henry Cavill to Reprise Superman Role in ‘Black Adam,’ ‘Man of Steel 2’

The ‘Witcher’ actor is returning to the big screen as the bulletproof Clark Kent after much prompting from Dwayne Johnson, made possible by Walter Hamada’s DC departure.

People Headline News

Rising Sun Pictures Co-Founder Tony Clark Named VES Fellow

In recognition of his contributions to the VFX industry, the 30-year industry veteran was honored on October 14 at the Visual Effects Society’s celebration in Los Angeles.

Horror from del Toro! Headline News

Netflix Teases ‘Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities’

The curated horror anthology from the acclaimed filmmaker debuts later this month with 2 themed episodes streaming daily for 4 nights; brand new motion art and debut dates tease fans, heightening anticipation for the series that’s coming soon, but not soon enough!

Let's All Head to the Maul VFXWorld

Here Kitty Kitty: The Roaring VFX of ‘Beast’

VFX Supervisor Enrik Pavdeja, along with Framestore, BlackGinger, and The Third Floor, deliver a bloodthirsty, rogue, fully CG lion involved in 240 shots, including a number of enormously long 5,000-10,000 frame one-takes, on Baltasar Kormákur’s survival thriller.

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