During an online panel, industry agencies, including Film London, Animation UK, BFI, and Screen Scotland, renewed their sector commitment while sharing business development, investment, and government support insights and strategies in the wake of COVID-19.
Coming June 14, new animated preschool series encourages kids to be open, tolerant, and respectful of others.
Free June 16 virtual event features women-led presentations streamed live and then available on demand.
Companies plan to broaden scope of French non-profit school’s curriculum with a course on storyboarding; a technical data management course is also planned for 2022.
The leading extended reality tech firm and Xite Labs create a myriad of immersive worlds in Unreal Engine for the rappers’ ‘Trapsoul World Series’ performance.
Leading visual effects studio creates the vicious undead tiger, ‘Valentine,’ and loads of gory zombie mayhem, in Zack Snyder and Netflix’s post-apocalyptic heist adventure.
VFX house and Canadian TV/Film equipment company have already begun building new virtual production stages in Vancouver and Toronto, with more set for 2022; combined capital commitment exceeds $30 million.
‘Becoming a Top Supervisor & Creating VFX for Spider-Man, Thor & Black Panther’ episode features the Luma Pictures artist discussing topics including making better show and breakdown reels; working in commercials; pipeline technology; and advantages / disadvantages of being a 3D generalist.
Filmmaker Tamara Shogaolu and PBS’ ‘FRONTLINE’ collaborate on an animated, immersive web and interactive installation that shares the lives and histories of 151 victims from unsolved civil rights-era murder cases; premieres June 9 at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Their most powerful AMD RDNA workstation graphics to date includes three new lines designed for power demanding design work, ultra-high resolution media projects, complex simulations, and advanced image and video editing.
Paramount+’s critically acclaimed daily news satire series welcomes animated host Kenneth Parsons, who will get up close and personal, in studio, with real life guests; June 11 debut features famed novelist Salman Rushdie.
The musician and sound designer teams with animator Mike Kluge, animating a powerful dance assist from recording artist Glüme with 3D and After Effects in a quirky, vibrant short inspired by 90’s iconography, video games, and Deee-Lite’s ‘Groove is in the Heart.’
Available for download June 24, the interactive studio’s fantasy adventure will be supported on Valve’s Steam VR, Oculus Rift, and Quest by Facebook; 9-part Vlog series will also be released.
Leading visualization company provides crucial virtual production support that helped the Netflix mystery thriller’s creative team remotely view work, brainstorm, and make creative decisions shot by shot during the pandemic.
Led by VFX supervisor Phil Jones and VFX producer Matthew Pellar from their Toronto facility, the studio shifted into warp speed during the pandemic to deliver 570 shots for the hit Paramount+ sci-fi drama.
The extensive line-up includes 191 research projects from 22 countries, covering numerous subfields of computer graphics and interactive techniques; live conference events run August 9-13, with on-demand available August 2 – October 29.
Combo pack of ‘Coraline’ and ‘The Boxtrolls’ drops August 31, with ‘ParaNorman’ and ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ following September 20; bonus features include interviews, behind the scenes looks, feature-length storyboards, and featurettes.
Mixed reality software company taps industry veterans Juan Rubio, Brad Rochon, and David Dowling as new project specialist, VP of sales and marketing, and chief revenue officer, respectively.
Produced with 72andSunny Los Angeles, ‘Fantastic Voyage | Premiere Pro’ follows a creator’s escapist adventures spotlighting endless possibilities in storytelling.
New weekly 90-minute live show, starring Seth Worley and Daniel ‘Hashi’ Hashimoto, pulls back the curtain on the VFX creation process; program debuts May 28.
Now available for game developers, latest major release, expected to ship in early 2022, includes numerous new groundbreaking features including Nanite virtualized micropolygon and Lumen global illumination systems.
Visual effects studio delivers 850 shots across eight episodes of the sci-fi prison break drama, spanning complex planet and city environments, a spaceship crash, hyperspace travel, creatures, and character enhancements.
Leading VFX studio provides cutting-edge AI and art support that brings back to life a young football prodigy tragically killed in a 2006 stabbing, showing him 15 years later at age 30.
Soho VFX studio renames longform team Freefolk Film & Episodic, promoting Steve Murgatroyd and Meg Guidon to lead the new group.