The Visual Effects Society names the acclaimed filmmaker this year’s recipient of the VES Creative Excellence Award; his film, ‘The Shape of Water’ received 2 Oscars and his most recent, ‘Nightmare Alley’ has garnered 4 nominations at the upcoming Academy Awards.
The companies behind the four iconic properties have partnered to bring them all together in one MCU-style world-building venture.
In Marvel Studios’ new series, dissociative identity disorder creates a world of madness for its protagonist and a world of possibilities for its VFX team.
The spinoff, set 50 years after the events of ‘Blade Runner 2049,’ has a pilot and bible ready to go, with series stalwart Ridley Scott attached to executive produce and possibly direct.
New footage, photos, and plot details from the highly anticipated Prime Video series tease never-before-explored settings and storylines, and signal to fans that it won’t be going the route of ‘Game of Thrones.’
Leading VFX and animation studio delivers more than 700 visual effects shots, filled with CG environments and digital characters including sentinels and harvesters, the Cybebe, Kuhjaku, Lumin8, and Mnemosyne ship, in Lana Wachowski’s fourth ‘The Matrix’ franchise installment.
The new footage gives franchise fans their first look at Dr. Robotnik’s locked-and-loaded mech suit.
Life will find a way! The epic conclusion to the Jurassic era hits theaters June 10, bringing together Jurassic stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard with Jurassic legends Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, and Sam Neill.
The studio readies its new ‘Star Wars’ series for an exclusive run on the streaming platform, sharing a stirring new one-sheet to tease the occasion.
With a team led by visual effects supervisor Adrien Saint Girons, the studio delivers just under 250 shots, featuring the Spell Gone Wrong and Doctor Strange/Spider-Man chase sequences, on Marvel’s hit superhero action-adventure film, just nominated for a Best Visual Effects Oscar.
Escape Studio will hold the event’s 10th edition both online and in person, featuring talks, presentations, and career advice aimed at students, emerging talent, and industry professionals; the festival runs March 8-10.
From ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ to ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’ and ‘Blade Runner,’ the VFX visionary created some of cinema’s most widely influential and iconic imagery, and the ground-breaking processes used to produce them.
‘Dune’ receives 10 nominations including Best Visual Effects and Best Picture; ‘Encanto,’ ‘Flee,’ ‘Luca,’ ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines,’ and ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ are nominated for Best Animated Feature; ‘Affairs of the Art,’ ‘Bestia,’ ‘Boxballet,’ ‘Robin Robin,’ and ‘The Windshield Wiper’ are nominated for Best Animated Short.
The visionary visual effects artist helped develop ‘Star Wars’ production pipelines that forever changed the filmmaking industry.
VFX studio Goodbye Kansas’ Jonas Skoog and Goran Milic share their insights on the pipeline, tools, and ongoing development needed to create CG humans that look real and emote believably.
VFX and animation industry veteran brings vast experience from biz dev at cloud-based animation platform Nimble Collective to editorial and post-supervision at Pixar Animation; in her new role she will assist studios and artists in quick and easy transitions to pop-up render capacity.
Deal brings together the two companies’ roster of talent in creative VFX supervision and production management; combined company will operate under the Crafty Apes’ banner.
The visual effects conference highlights artistic and technology advances in VFX; programs will include a look at artificial intelligence, sessions focused on the industry’s business and people, production sessions, and presentations of concept art.
Trio behind the horror hit and ‘Paranormal Activity’ films strikes deal to turn Karl Edward Wagner’s beloved gothic anti-hero stories into a feature or TV series.
Featuring action-packed assets produced by company’s VFX studio, the cinematic hints at new ‘Invasion Mode’ which promises to bring a new dimension to the gaming experience; latest installment of the franchise will release on multiple platforms later this year.
Studio delivers 443 shots, including 3rd act mayhem involving a high-octane motorcycle chase, an explosive helicopter encounter, and human torpedoes dropping from San Francisco high-rises, in the highly anticipated fourth ‘The Matrix’ franchise installment.
‘Encanto,’ ‘Flee,’ ‘Luca,’ and ‘The Mitchells vs The Machines’ get nods in the Animated Film category; ‘Dune,’ ‘Free Guy,’ ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife,’ ‘The Matrix Resurrections,’ and ‘No Time To Die’ nominated for Special Visual Effects.
The $43 billion deal calls for creation of a new company, Warner Bros. Discovery, that will aim to outflank Disney and Netflix in the streaming space.
Previous head of LA studio and global VP of production will lead biz development group and continue focusing on the company’s expansion.