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‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Coming to Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, and 4K Ultra
James Cameron’s global phenomenon arrives in homes June 20 alongside a remastered 4K UHD and Blu-ray of original film ‘Avatar.’
‘The Maximals’ Revealed - Posters Drop for ‘Transformers: Rise of the Beasts’
Paramount Pictures and Skydance’s upcoming sci-fi adventure introduces a new breed of Transformers - The Maximals, played by Ron Perlman, Michelle Yeoh, David Sobolov, and Tongayi Chirisa, hitting theaters June 9.
The Rather Beastly VFX of ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’
Co-Visual Effects Supervisor Raymond Chen, working with DNEG, Pixomondo, Stereo D, and BOT VFX, delivers dragons and unicorns, as well as forcefields, capes – yes, capes – and various magical effects, on Warner Bros. and David Sandberg’s ‘Shazam!’ sequel.
It’s Part Lion, Part Scorpion, and All VFX in ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’
Visual Effects Supervisor Bruce Jones, working with DNEG, Pixomondo, RISE, Scanline VFX, and Wētā FX, delivers a slew of mythical monsters, including dragons, cyclops, manticores, minotaurs, and harpies, on Warner Bros. and David Sandberg’s ‘Shazam!’ sequel.
FMX 2023 Announces New Program Updates
Wētā FX ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ panels added to a vast array of already confirmed programming for the upcoming 4-day hybrid event, running April 25-27 and online April 28 in Stuttgart.
Marvel Studios Drops ‘The Marvels’ Teaser Trailer
Brie Larson returns as Captain Marvel this Fall alongside Teyonah Parris, Iman Vellani, Samuel L. Jackson, Zawe Ashton and Park Seo-joon.
Robin Hollander Talks ‘Cocaine Bear,’ Wētā FX’s New Favorite Project
The VFX supervisor shares his studio’s fun, old-school visual effects work on Elizabeth Banks’ horror comedy based on the true story of a black bear, sometimes known as Pablo Escobear, who fatally ingested 75 pounds of cocaine dropped by smugglers in the Tennessee wilderness in 1985.
‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Swims Exclusively to Digital
The Oscar, VES, and Annie Award-winning film, the third highest-grossing movie of all time, arrives March 28 on all major digital retailers, including Prime Video, Apple TV, Vudu, and Movies Anywhere, and will include over three hours of never-before-seen bonus content featuring the filmmakers, cast, and crew.
The Rookie Awards 2023 Competition Now Open
The 13th annual global contest for aspiring creative media and entertainment artists is accepting entries now through June 1.
New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Trailer Teases End of Franchise
Promising ‘one last ride,’ the trailer takes us inside the team’s battle against the High Evolutionary, but more importantly, we get to see baby Rocket!
Watch: ‘Transformers Rise of the Beasts’ Super Bowl LVII Spot
Mirage crushes it in his debut as a legendary 1993 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.8 in the action-packed sci-fi adventure, directed by Steven Caple Jr. and starring Anthony Ramos and Dominique Fishback\, coming to theaters in June.
Wētā FX’s Dan Barrett Talks ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’
The two-time VES Award-winning and four-time Oscar-nominated Senior Animation Supervisor discusses his team’s groundbreaking animation work on the record-shattering ‘Avatar’ sequel, now in theaters.
‘Avatar 3’ Casts Leader of the ‘Ash People’
‘Game of Thrones’ actress Oona Chaplin will portray the villainous head of the fiery Na’vi tribe in the franchise’s third film, according to producer Jon Landau.
The Massive Creative Fellowship Behind ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’
For 2 years, Production Designer Ramsey Avery and his team never slept, generating 38,000 pieces of concept art – illustrations, digital models, videos, sketches, and paintings – to support 9,500 VFX shots produced by 20 vendors and their 1,500 artists on Prime Video’s hugely ambitious Middle-earth saga.
Re-VIEW: ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ – A Miraculous Vision
In his triumphant return to the exotic world of Pandora, director James Cameron once again employs the most vibrant and stunning visual artistry to share with audiences his central theme of diversity.
‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ and Zoe Saldaña Hit Major Box Office Milestone
The visually stunning sequel from James Cameron becomes the sixth film in history to earn over $2 billion in global sales, his third, and the star’s fourth.
‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Hits Digital February 1 and Blu-ray February 7
Ryan Coogler and Marvel Studios’ action-adventure will soon be available all major digital platforms before coming home on disc; two exclusive Best Buy SteelBook designs showcase Wakanda and Talokan; Walmart exclusive includes a Black Panther enamel pin
‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Hits Disney+ February 1
Streamer drops new TV spot to announce the hit Marvel Studios’ film, featuring an IMAX enhanced immersive home viewing experience, will debut next month; ‘Wakanda Forever: The Official Black Panther Podcast’ also released.
Joe Letteri Talks ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’
Wētā FX’s 4-time Oscar-winning Senior Visual Effects Supervisor discusses his collaboration with director James Cameron on the highly anticipated ‘Avatar’ sequel, now in theaters.
VFX Editor Anedra Edwards Navigates the ‘Cutting’ Edge in ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’
Working directly with visual effects vendors during pre-production and communicating constantly with those houses as well as the film’s three editors during the entire production through postvis, were key to helping director Ryan Coogler get his ‘Black Panther’ sequel to the screen.
Wētā Forever: The Esteemed VFX Studio Dives Deep on ‘Black Panther 2’
In an extensive Q & A, Senior Animation Supervisor Sidney Kombo-Kintombo and VFX Supervisor Chris White talk about water, swimming, beards, and bubbles – all part of their work on Marvel Studios’ ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,’ now in theaters.
The Fiery Magic of Wētā FX Helps ‘Black Adam’ Keep It Real
In an extensive Q&A, VFX Supervisor Sheldon Stopsack talks about the studio’s multifaceted contributions to the Warner Bros. DCEU action-adventure, starring Dwayne Johnson in the titular role, now screening in theaters and available on Blu-ray + DVD.
‘Black Adam’ Comes to Digital and Blu-ray + DVD
The DC Comic adventure starring Dwayne Johnson follows superhero Black Adam as he unleashes justice on the modern world.
Marvel Studios Drops ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Trailer
Kevin Feige and star Zoe Saldana treated fans at CCXP22 to a first look at the newest installment of the hugely popular franchise coming to theaters next year.