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Short films from Pôle 3D, Weta Digital, and ESMA are the big winners among 37 works, including two world premieres, selected for this year’s virtual Electronic Theater, coming August 9.
Coming July 30, the epic adventure down the Amazon, inspired by the Disneyland ride, also stars Emily Blunt, with VFX by ILM, DNEG, Weta Digital, Rising Sun Pictures, Rodeo FX, and UPP; see the trailer and Johnson announce his role in the film.
Weta Digital animates key emotional sequences that capture the battling primate’s older, wiser, and more humanoid side; studio also delivers 13 hero environments including Hollow Earth and a military base in Antarctica.
Led by VFX supervisor Bryan Hirota, studio delivers 1,000 visual effects shots across 22 sequences, from Steppenwolf’s complete redo to the Flash’s epic time reversal.
Latest deep dive under the hood of Unreal Engine details challenges and real-time solutions for creating realistic-looking hair and fur.
New cloud-based pay as you go production service provides almost limitless, easily scalable access to high-power accelerated virtual workstations, high-speed storage, and on-demand rendering resources across Amazon’s global infrastructure.
Industry veteran brings 20+ years’ experience as an animation director and supervisor at leading VFX studios; his appointment further broadens the company’s global animation team.
Once again, the technology company’s professional GPUs are behind all five VFX Oscar nominees; the 93rd annual Academy Awards take place this Sunday, April 25.
The free virtual event, running April 26-28, brings together over 150 speakers from a diverse set of industries; featured topics include Cloud/Pixel streaming in Real-Time; digital humans/virtual agents; virtual production; and how real-time is transforming animation.
MARZ VFX supervisor Ryan Freer will share the often-invisible VFX on Marvel’s first Disney+ series; three presentations will peek behind the curtain surrounding the year’s first blockbuster VFX-driven tentpole to see monster making up close and personal.
The upcoming conference program, in partnership with the Academy Software Foundation, highlights cross-industry efforts to develop shared technology for VFX, animation and sound; additional confirmed speakers include Pixar’s technical director Markus Kranzler and Inda Barnardo, director of ‘Cat and Moth.’
Former Disney executive to lead VFX company’s further global expansion into original content and animation.
The world’s largest live streaming platform for gamers has become home to a growing number of animation artists displaying their work, with many streaming instructional and tutorial-style content aimed at sharing their love and knowledge of the profession.
The VFX powerhouse delivers a bustling Santa’s village, both North and South Poles, and cute and quirky digital characters including Belsnickel, his Jack-a-lotes, reindeer, a Yule Cat Jola, and 641 elves, in the Netflix holiday adventure.
Former Disney COO Tom Staggs, former Google executive Jeff Huber, and Peter Jackson’s longtime partner Ken Kamins appointed as part of company’s continuing expansion.
VFX powerhouse has worked closely with Epic to fine-tune Unreal Engine’s strand-based Hair and Fur system; downloadable scene gives users a firsthand look at the production tool in action.
The online event celebrates industry’s innovators, artists and professionals; Ray Scalice, Ken Ralston, Irwin Allen, and Mary Blair among the Founders Award, Lifetime Members, Honorary Members, VES Fellows, and Hall of Fame honorees.
Free online conference adds a virtual fireside chat with the Academy Award-winning director and his longtime VFX supervisor Keven Baillie to the November 10 free virtual event program.
Free online event to showcase innovations in virtual production, including a panel of industry executives discussing game changing technology; the use of Unreal Engine to bring new creatures to life in film; real-time workflow for episodic animation; and a sneak peek of production tools coming later this year to Unreal Engine 4.26.
Veteran tech exec joins company from Carnegie Mellon University; will oversee technology initiatives for VFX work as well as at new animation division.
In its 11th year, held online for the first time, Malaysia’s leading digital content industry conference and one of Southeast Asia’s largest saw over 10,000 sessions from 1,200 daily participants.
Pioneering visual effects company, known for ‘Avatar’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings,’ has chosen Amazon Web Services to create a new, cloud-based visual effects workflow.
Projects from Cinesite, MPC, and Framestore are among animation and VFX studios to receive multiple honors at the annual Australian celebration of visual effects, animation, games, and immersive technology.