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VFX for TV Headline News

Image Engine Shares ‘Halo’ Season 2 VFX Reel

The VFX studio created 158 VFX shots, 20 unique space vehicles, and digital doubles for the Spartan crew while staying true to the franchise’s lore and aesthetic; series now streaming on Paramount+.

Too Hot to Handle VFXWorld

Cinesite Delivers ‘The Fall Guy’s Flaming VFX

Visual Effects Supervisor Jennifer Giovanna Meire and her team oversaw 359 shots on David Leitch’s behind-the-scenes stunt-filled extravaganza, becoming combustion physics experts and digital pyromaniacs as they repeatedly set star Ryan Gosling on fire.

VFX for television Headline News

Whiskytree VFX Drops ‘Masters of the Air’ VFX Breakdown Reel

The visual effects studio recreates Nazi-occupied Paris, the decimation of Nuremberg, and the war-ravaged beaches of Normandy for the Apple TV+ American war drama miniseries, which follows the WWII airmen from the 100th Bomb Group.

Don’t Wake the Monster! Headline News

Rodeo FX Shares ‘Monarch: Legacy of Monsters’ VFX Reel

The VFX studio awakens the monsters in Legendary Picture’s latest Apple TV+ series starring Kurt Russell, Wyatt Russell, and Anna Sawai, which follows survivors of Godzilla’s attack on San Francisco as they grapple with the Secret Monarch organization.

SDCC Headline News

Prime Video Announces Lineup for 2024 San Diego Comic-Con

Panels include “Adapting Fan Favorites: A Conversation with Prime Video’s Adult Animation Creators,” featuring the creators behind ‘Invincible,’ ‘Hazbin Hotel,’ ‘The Legend of Vox Machina’ and ‘Sausage Party: Foodtopia.’

The Future is Now Headline News

Cast Announced for ‘Blade Runner 2099’ Series

Prime Video’s new installment of the beloved sci-fi franchise, set 50 years after the events of ‘Blade Runner 2049,’ stars Dimitri Abold and Lewis Gribben as series regulars alongside Katelyn Rose Downey, Daniel Rigby, Johnny Harris, Amy Lennox, Sheila Atim, and Matthew Needham in recurring roles.

Business Headline News

Digital Domain, Plaza Premium Team on AI-Powered Hospitality Services

The joint venture, setup as a separate business, aims to redefine the global hospitality and airport services landscape with digital human technology and AI; the virtual assistant has made its global debut at the Plaza Premium Lounge at Taoyuan International Airport.

The Cap is Back Headline News

Marvel Drops ‘Captain America: Brave New World’ Teaser Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Friday, July 12, 2024 at 7:31am

Anthony Mackie returns to ‘wield the shield’ as Cap himself, landing in the middle of an international incident – of course – and a nefarious global plot, hitting theaters February 14, 2025.

virtual production Headline News

Impossible Objects Announces New Culver City Facility for Virtual Production

World-building lab and creative studio’s new facility features a 30-foot-wide by 10-foot-high LED wall built with AOTO 2.3mm pixel pitch panels and Brompton SX40 Tessera processors.

Different Day Different Doomsday Headline News

Netflix Shares ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Season 4 Official Trailer

Stripped of their powers, the Hargreeves siblings must fend for themselves… in the fourth and final season, members of the Umbrella Academy must come together one last time, risking the shaky peace they’ve secured… to finally set things right; streaming August 8.

People Headline News

The Imaginarium Studios Names Maeve Russell Head of Production

UK-based mocap and performance capture facility founded by Andy Serkis is currently at work on the forthcoming Bandai Namco release, ‘Unkown 9 ; Awakening.’

LAIKA Dives Into Live-Action Headline News

LAIKA Acquires ‘Crumble’ Script by Brian Duffield

Oscar-winning duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller will produce, with the writer at the helm, of the studio’s latest live-action effort - an original story of a married couple who go on a world-traversing adventure in the hope of finding a cure to an ancient curse.

Business Headline News

Skydance Reveals ‘New Paramount’ Vision Ahead of Merger Finalization

David Ellison, who will be named Chairman-CEO if the deal goes through, stressed that moving forward, the company will be a ‘confluence of art, first and foremost, working hand in hand with technology.’

streaming Headline News

Apple TV+ Unveils New Trailer for ‘Time Bandits’

Created for television by Jemaine Clement, Iain Morris and Taika Waititi, the live-action, comedic adventure series for all ages premieres with the first two episodes on July 24. 

The Witching Hour Approaches Headline News

Darkness Takes Hold in ‘Agatha All Along’ Teaser Trailer

Kathryn Hahn claws her way back as 'WandaVision's infamous Agatha Harkness in Marvel Television’s upcoming, thrice renamed, and campy-fun looking live-action series premiering September 18 on Disney+.

Godzilla X Kong: The New Empire Headline News

‘Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire’ to Stream on Max with ASL Option

The latest installment in Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures ‘Monsterverse’ franchise will make its streaming debut on July 4.

Business Headline News

Skydance, National Amusements Reach Tentative Paramount Acquisition Deal

Talks are more than back on… the purchase will not be finalized until it is reviewed by the special committee of Paramount’s board of directors, with a 45-day period to shop around for other bidders.

It’s Wicked Cool! Headline News

Universal Moves Up ‘Wicked’ Release Date

Based on the bestselling novel by Gregory Maguire and the hugely successful stage musical, Jon M. Chu’s upcoming musical fantasy adventure tells the untold story of the witches of Oz, Elphaba and Glinda; the film now hits theaters November 22. 

The Third Coming Headline News

New Baddie Sabretooth Revealed in ‘Deadpool & Wolverine’ Teaser Trailer

Tyler Mane snarls into action alongside Ryan Reynolds’ fourth wall breaking ‘Merc with a Mouth’ and Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine in the third installment of the scandalous Marvel Studios franchise; the film hits theaters July 26. 

Business Headline News

DNEG Group Secures $200M Investment

The United Al Saqer Group’s fund infusion accelerates company’s diversification from service provider to content production and AI-powered technology partner, bolstering expansion of Prime Focus Studios’ content creation efforts, start of new tech division Brahma, and launch of visual experience hub in Abu Dhabi.