After reportedly laying off 7.5% of its London HQ workforce in July, the prolific VFX firm has given its more than 10,000 employees the option of taking a pay cut up to 25%, join a salary loan payback program, or risk termination.
Category: Visual Effects
The gripping sci-fi adventure about a future war between humans and AI, starring John David Washington (‘Tenet’), Gemma Chan (‘Eternals’), and Ken Watanabe (‘Inception’), hits theaters September 29; VFX studios include Clear Angle Studios, Crafty Apes, Fin Design + Effects, Folks VFX, Frontier VFX, ILM, Jellyfish Pictures, MARZ, Misc Studios, Outpost VFX, Supreme Studio, and VFX Los Angeles.
The VES Award nominee will showcase the creative processes behind Walt Disney Animation’s 62nd animated feature, coming to theaters this November; the conference takes place October 15-20 in Turin, Italy.
Tom Hiddleston, Sophia Di Martino, Ke Huy Quan and executive producer Kevin R. Wright look ahead to what it means to be Loki; new season set to debut October 5; VFX studios include Cantina Creative, ILM, Rising Sun Pictures, and Trixter.
Arthur Curry and Orm flaunt the bromance of the year in the ‘Aquaman’ sequel as the duo team to save Atlantis from the dastardly Black Manta, hitting theaters December 20.
Ellen Burstyn reprises her iconic role as Chris MacNeil, a mother forever altered from the events of five decades earlier in the newest installment of the ‘Exorcist’ franchise, haunting theaters starting Friday, October 6.
The leading visualization studio handled extensive previs and postvis, enlisting live Maya sessions with director Jonás Cuarón to develop a key chupacabra kidnap sequence that included the film’s most VFX intense scenes, on a mythological creature and teenage boy’s adventure of a lifetime, now streaming on Netflix.
Creator and illustrator Eiichiro Oda confirms the hugely popular show will return, hoisting its sails with more adventures.
Indie animator harnessed NVIDIA Omniverse and fully ray-traced VR to create 3DCG show about vibrant characters who use the power of art to solve the world’s problems; platform’s native VR USD composer supports interactive real-time scene assembly.
The ‘Spider-Man’ spinoff following the son of a luchador set to inherit the ancestral superpowers of his bloodline may have lost its star after the film was scrubbed from the studio’s release calendar earlier this year.
The first free webinar in the new program, featuring animation veteran Wahid Ibn Reza, set for September 23; effort looks to provide guidance for students and professionals in animation and VFX.
Election marks the first time a sole group of VFX workers has unionized with IATSE since visual effects were pioneered nearly 50 years ago.
Rarely seen treasures from the Walt Disney Archives to be showcased with visual, audio, and interactive elements at the 35,000-square-foot Exhibition Hub Art Center, debuting in the Windy City on Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse's birthday.
Production VFX supervisor Andrew Jackson gets quite ‘particular’ discussing the visual effects in Christopher Nolan’s hit biopic about J. Robert Oppenheimer, his life and work leading The Manhattan Project’s development of the world’s first nuclear bomb.
The studio’s Québec facility celebrates 10th anniversary and announces addition of Francois Lambert and Jeremy Robert as VFX supervisors; recent deliveries include ‘Barbie,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ and ‘Foundation’ Season 2.
The anticipated ‘The Boys’ spinoff series from Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Television will premiere exclusively September 29 on Prime Video; VFX studios on the show include DNEG, Ingenuity Studios, Luma Pictures, Pixomondo, ReDefine, and Rocket Science VFX.
The industry veteran brings 30+ years of experience across television and film with credits on projects including ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,’ ‘Tron: Legacy,’ ‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey’ and ‘The Orville.’
The former Rhythm & Hues and DreamWorks Animation senior exec switched gears and jumped headfirst into animated film and series development, creating her own shows while mentoring and collaborating with Epic Games and ASIFA India to start the Women Creators Program.
The industry veteran comes on board as creative director of animation as the studio expands into feature animation and high-end TV; animation division also recently welcomed Chrissy Metge as executive producer and Louis Flores as VFX supervisor.
The just announced single solution turnkey virtual production platform integrates creative and collaborative software tools and hardware for increased efficiency; the platform is now available and rolls out globally Q4 2023.
The legendary rockers are back with their 78th music video - tapping Riff Raff’s Francois Rousselet to direct, the VFX studio returned 60s-style rock billboards to the Sunset Strip, using vintage footage and 2D and 3D roto in a drive through the iconic bands’ legendary career.
Italy’s premier international event boasts a roster of award-winning guests, including ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ co-director Joaquim Dos Santos, BAFTA Award winner and Oscar nominee Henry Selick, and Netflix’s ‘Nimona’ directors Nick Bruno and Troy Quane; event runs October 15-20.
The sci-fi psychological thriller, told through the eyes of a lonely young woman with a painful backstory - played by Kaitlyn Dever - streams on Hulu September 22; VFX studios include Clear Angle Studios, DNEG, and FuseFX.
Innovative new platform combines state-of-the-art hardware and creative tools including the ‘Virtual Studio by Vu’ to make the latest storytelling possibilities accessible to everyone regardless of budget and technical experience.