The free virtual event’s 2021 theme is ‘Merging Physical and Digital Worlds – The Rise of the Metaverse;’ 3-day program features sessions, keynotes, and demos, all focused on real-time technology and its impact on the workplace and how people connect.
Axis Studios creates an entire historically accurate CG Elizabethan London, delivering 100 shots for 10 episodes over a span of 18 months.
Founder Piotr Chomczyk discusses his new visual artist and team cloud workplace that provides high-performance computers for real-time media sharing on animation and VFX projects.
New plug-in lets users stream tracking directly to Unreal Engine; users can see in real-time how motion will look in 3D setting.
Included in CAS enterprise subscriptions, update provides support for the increasing use of remote desktops and workstations; more concurrent sessions can now be deployed at a higher throughput.
25-year industry veteran brings technical and creative skills acquired while working at the forefront of emerging visual effects technology; his hire comes on the heels of continued growth in the media company’s VFX division.
Directors Philip Gelatt and Morgan Galen King’s raucous new rotoscoped fantasy epic takes us back to the days when animated tales of swords and sorcerers didn’t always have fairy tale endings.
Join a free conversation with a panel of the famed VFX practitioners and filmmakers behind Jan De Bont’s 1996 disaster thriller and Oscar nominee for Best Visual Effects; April 8 event will include an audience Q&A.
Flagship product updates include powerful new functionality and tools like the much anticipated USD plugin for Maya.
Studio's 2D animated short, ‘Amor Eterno’ pairs the sunny LA energy to a warm, congenial animation style; spot pays homage to the teams’ local fans and the community surrounding the club.
To support the Oscar-winning creative studio, leading Network as a Service provider quickly and efficiently enables on-demand multi-cloud connections that access cost effective computing power for VFX projects.
Inspired by Frank Miller’s ‘Sin City’ graphic novel, Emlyn Davies takes audiences on a hard and fast ride, charting the spectrum of lusts – blood, money, drugs, and alcohol – while poking fun at self-righteous hypocrisy.
Under terms of agreement, Emmy-nominated Pete Browngardt will produce original animated programming across Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios, with access to both studios’ extensive IP libraries, for viewing on all WarnerMedia platforms.
Investment firm and Unreal Engine creator become stakeholders in extended reality technology company; partnerships will accelerate growth, with focus on international expansion, continued innovation, and enhanced support and product offerings for its customers.
Free digital event opens with ‘Digital Humans’ keynote by Pinscreen founder Hao Li, a leader in deepfake art and technology, who will discuss the evolution of virtual living triggered by the global pandemic.
New system combines proprietary technology with machine learning; performance is realized without animation rigs, creating a realistic animated digital double ready for in-engine use.
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.’
New version introduces flexible machine learning toolset, Hydra 3D viewport renderer and extended monitor out functionality, enhanced workflows for collaborative review, and Python 3 support.
Visual Effect Society names veteran VFX supervisor, second unit director and DP as this year’s recipient of the VES Creative Excellence Award; innovative filmmaker won Oscars for ‘Titanic,’ ‘Hugo,’ and ‘The Jungle Book.’
Studio designs two dragons, inspired by a rescue puppy, armadillo, and jumbo jet, for the BBC America fantasy police procedural TV series that draws on many creations from Terry Pratchett’s ‘Discworld’ book series.
Artists from New Zealand, the Philippines, and North America could take advantage of the U.K. group’s virtual events to attend remotely and collaborate through online review tools.
The online event will include both on-demand presentations and scheduled sessions; the conference celebrates the industry and its innovators with a look at where we are and where we are going.
The one-hour special goes deep behind-the-scenes to see the Marvel show’s groundbreaking recreations of classic sitcoms and use of early TV filmmaking methods.
Set for March 27, the leading visualization studio will share a more complete view of how virtual production and cutting-edge real-time workflows are being used to produce films and episodic series.
Years in the making, Philip Gelatt and Morgan Galen King’s hand-rotoscoped film is set in a fantasy land ripe with magic and intrigue, where a dark force is unleashed sending mankind into an age of ruin; film stars Lucy Lawless, Patton Oswalt, and Richard Grant, and has its world premiere March 18 at SXSW.