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 highly anticipated DCEU sequel is expected to start production this coming June under the working title ‘Necrus,’ with returning cast members Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, and Amber Heard as Mera.
The ‘Pete’s Dragon’ team of David Lowery and Jim Whitaker will direct and produce the star-studded live-action remake of Disney’s 1953 animated classic; film to premiere on Disney+ in 2022.
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.
Snyder’s niche directorial style may not be for everyone, but overall, his additions to the original film seem successful, if not a tad excessive, resulting in a longer-than-desirable runtime.
After numerous delays from injuries and COVID-19 shutdowns, the highly anticipated adaptation of Sunrise Inc.’ classic, hugely popular anime could start streaming later this year.
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.
The popular series, a co-production of eOne and POP Family, follows the comic misadventures of an extra-terrestrial television news crew as they try to understand Earth; hybrid production combines real world imagery with CGI.
The ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ actor’s character will serve as a key to the mysterious past of Lilith, a woman with magical abilities played by Cate Blanchett.
Emma Stone and Emma Thompson star in the live-action adventure about the early days of the fashionable villain, Cruella de Vil - coming May 28.
With Maggie Kiley now at the helm, Chloe Bennet, Dove Cameron Yana Perrault join the live-action adaptation of the hugely popular animated series.
‘Onward,’ ‘Over the Moon,’ ‘A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon,’ ‘Soul,’ and ‘Wolfwalkers’ receive Best Animated Feature nominations; ‘Burrow,’ ‘Genius Loci,’ ‘If Anything Happens I Love You,’ ‘Opera,’ and ‘Yes-People are nominated for Best Animated Short.
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.
Pepé Le Pew gets the axe and Lola Bunny is desexualized as director Malcolm D. Lee attempts to cure the Warner Bros. Entertainment franchise of its political incorrectness.
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.
Brand-new fully-CG ‘Mother Box Origins’ trailer, based on Zack Snyder’s own drawings, is packed with clues and symbolic imagery chronicling the long journey to restore the director’s original vision.
Sam Raimi produces, Evan Spiliotopoulos writes and directs, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan stars in a supernatural horror thriller about a young deaf girl who's visited by the Virgin Mary... or something much more sinister; film hits theatres this Good Friday, April 2.
During annual shareholder call, CEO Bob Chapek maintains the media giant isn’t ‘left leaning or right leaning,’ but instead stands for the universal values of respect, decency, integrity, and inclusion.
Winners to be announced live at the American Cinema Editors virtual awards ceremony set for April 17.
‘Mickey Blue Eyes’ himself will portray big bad villain Forge Fletcher, while ‘It’ girl Lillis is set to play the mysterious Doric.
Global growth triggers L.A. staffing shift; VP of production, Johnny Fisk, takes new active role in global business development group.