Heading into this coming Oscar Sunday on February 9th, catchup on AWN’s coverage of the films and creative teams nominated for this year’s Best Visual Effects.
Production VFX supervisor Roger Guyett talks creating Princess Leia, the benefits of practical shooting, and bringing the saga to a close.
Production VFX supervisor Guillaume Rocheron discusses the special challenges involved in creating the illusion of grim reality in Sam Mendes’ Oscar-nominated epic World War I drama.
Tech giant’s Media & Entertainment software powers the studios behind Academy Award, BAFTA, Annie, VES and Golden Globe-nominated films.
Nominated for a Best Visual Effects Oscar, Jon Favreau’s VES Award-winning hit was a masterpiece of photorealistic animation and state-of-the-art virtual production.
Writer-director will present his Oscar-nominated film, Netflix’s first original animated feature; ‘Mulm,’ the first 2020 conference trailer, is released.
Filmakademie Baden-Weurttemburg team honored as top up-and-coming filmmakers with annual award sponsored and presented by Autodesk at 18th Annual Visual Effects Society gala.
Director and co-writer Jérémy Clapin talks about the narrative and technical challenges in making his Oscar-nominated, Annie Award-winning film.
VFX supervisor Pablo Helman discusses the sophisticated digital de-aging process, sans markers, used to depict Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Al Pacino over a four-decade span.
‘The Lion King’ tops all photoreal features with three awards; ‘Missing Link’ is top animated feature film; ‘The Mandalorian’ leads broadcast wins.
DreamWorks Animation shares never-before posted online video revealing some of the digital magic behind a number of the Oscar-nominated film’s signature shots.
Led by overall VFX supervisor Michael Shelton, teams at the studio’s Los Angeles and Toronto facilities handled 546 shots over a 4-month period.
Two-time Daytime Emmy Award-winning writer/director Eric Darnell talks about Baobab Studios’ Annie Award-winning immersive VR experience and the sometimes confusing world of virtual reality.
Hosted by Escape Studios, the celebration of visual effects, animation, games and motion graphics returns to London’s Southbank Centre with panels, talks and recruiting sessions.
The Advanced Imaging Society honors outstanding achievement in immersive storytelling using advanced visual technology at their 11th annual awards ceremony held at Warner Bros. Studios.
The company’s London studio creates a nasty arachnoid, Golden Dragon, zombie-like Striga and wicked battle scenes for the hit Netflix fantasy series starring Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia.
Creator Parker Simmons explores identity, friendship, and hybrid sky pirates in Cartoon Network and Titmouse’s Annie Award-nominated series, ‘Mao Mao: Heroes of Pure Heart.’
Studio produces all the visual effects on Blumhouse Productions new supernatural holiday horror film.
Cute CG short about hijinks on the high seas from six ESMA students snags a VES nomination for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project.
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honors pioneering software system used for live performance-based animation.
SCAD’s Munkhtsetseg “Muunuu” Nandigjav named Conference Chair; event set for August 7-11, 2022 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
Technology leader’s APEXX T3 workstation one of first in industry to ship with new processor, with performance enhancements built to accelerate and optimize creative workflows.
Former Disney executive to oversee editorial content and market development from company’s head office in Paris.
Core engine rewrite boasts faster operations; new USD integration tools and customized shading groups among numerous other improvements