The Dragon has finally taken off, as the network officially drops the first sneak peek of its ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel that follows the Targaryen’s rise to power in Westeros.
Venerable VFX, animation, and virtual production studio bolsters its feature animation team with return of two long-time company veterans.
Mixed reality software company taps broadcast and media industry veterans Ben Davenport, David Cheng and Travis Sims as VP for global marketing, VP sales & marketing EMEA, and strategic account manager for North America, respectively.
Announcements made today, as Autodesk University 2021 begins, outline an industry forward look at Cloud production, open standards, and machine learning; shift to the cloud in response to global pandemic means opportunities to build a more resilient future, unlocking new levels of creator collaboration and efficiency to meet growing content demand.
By year's end, technology giant will offer innovative hybrid computing options featuring enhanced remote services and solutions through integrated subscriptions of Teradici Cloud Access Software and ZCentral Remote Boost.
Sony Pictures’ blockbuster franchise’s first fully themed ride will open in early 2022 at the Ronchi, Italy park; hugely popular in the region, the movie franchise grossed over $26.7 million at the Italian box office.
This year’s group of distinguished VFX practitioners will be recognized at a special event this fall; also announced were VES 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees - legendary contributors to VFX and film including Roy Field, John P. Fulton, Phil Kellison, the Lumière brothers, and John Whitney, Sr.
Leading tech company’s RAXX P4G data center platform and APEXX S3, APEXX Denali, APEXX T3 & T4, and APEXX W4L desktop workstations have been officially validated, having all successfully completed NVIDIA engineer review after passing a rigorous set of functional and performance tests.
Snarling dogs and moth-infested gowns highlight the film’s 1,850 visual effects shots, supervised by Max Wood, and produced with an eye towards speed and believability.
Autodesk’s production planning platform allows VFX and animation facilities to scale and meet production demands more efficiently; resource planning views optimize artist resources, helping creative teams ramp up for production.
Latest VFX and animation reel showcases some of the year’s best work from film, tv and advertising; included are clips from feature films, ads and episodics from companies including Scanline VFX, Goodbye Kansas, and Blur Studio.
The leading visual effects studio delivers 450 shots, including key Time Variance Authority, Gobi Desert and The Expanse sequences requiring digital characters, CG set extensions and live-action plate integration, on Marvel Studios and Disney+’s raucous new MCU outing.
The streamer’s inaugural virtual fan event, coming September 25, will host 145 of its biggest stars and creators, with first looks and exclusives from over 70 series, films, and specials; check out the hour-by-hour breakdown so you don’t miss a beat.
Online gallery celebrates female artists from the VFX and animation industries; the Kunstmatrix presentation platform allows visitors to enjoy the exhibit at their leisure, in a 3D environment.
Popular Korean series leverages motion-capture as part of a new virtual production workflow; mocap actors can view shots as they are filmed, allowing for real-time collaboration with directors.
Series of interconnected co-located facilities will provide one-stop shopping for technology, talent and creativity servicing the entertainment, advertising, and brand experience industries; campuses coming soon to Soho, London, Soho, New York and Culver City, Los Angeles.
Disney releases high-definition special editions of its hit ‘101 Dalmatians’ prequel, starring Emma Stone and Emma Thompson, about the early days of the fashionable villain, Cruella de Vil; home entertainment versions feature an array of bonus features, deleted scenes and bloopers.
AWN’s Dan Sarto hosts Epic Games’ latest episode of ‘The Pulse,’ revealing innovative new paradigms for real-time animation production that far surpass the mere benefit of faster turnaround times.
The streaming giant unwraps the golden ticket, joining forces with the famed author’s IP rights company to create a unique universe across animated and live-action films and TV, bringing Dahl’s iconic stories and characters to more audiences in new formats.
The Oscar-Winning cinematographer, best known for ‘The Shawshank Redemption,’ ‘Blade Runner 2049,’ and ‘1917’ has been named the 2021 VIEW Visionary Award recipient; a special interview with Deakins and ‘How to Trail Your Dragon’ writer, director and producer Dean DeBlois is set for October 20.
All-new ‘Unlocking Story and Style’ episode of innovative series on interactive technology features DNEG’s David Prescott, BRON Digital’s Jason Chen, Chromosphere’s Kevin Dart, and Epic Games’ Karen Dufilho, hosted by AWN publisher Dan Sarto, coming Wednesday, September 29.
Inaugural 360-degree film festival and conference will feature 32 immersive films screened in a ‘fulldome’ venue; event features new technology presentations, industry panels, and interactive workshops.
The streamer’s inaugural epic virtual fan event, coming September 25, will host 145 of its biggest stars and creators, with first looks and exclusives from over 70 series, films, and specials.