Framestore Chicago's David Mellor (Creative Director), Raven Sia (Head of Production) and Krystina Wilson (Executive Producer)

Framestore Opens 3rd US Shop in Chicago

Oscar-winning VFX and animation company Framestore is opening the doors of a new office in Chicago’s West Loop on May 1. The outfit will be run by current Framestore employees David ... Continue Reading →
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FuseFX Launches Virtual Reality Outfit with Buzz Aldrin Project

Award-winning visual effects house FuseFX (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., American Horror Story, Luke Cage) has launched a spinoff virtual reality venture, FuseVR, which will create VFX assets ... Continue Reading →
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Monstrous Assignment

Jeff White Kong: Skull Island pulls out all the digital ... Continue Reading →
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Xsens Launches Indie Program to Bring Mo-Cap to the Masses

Leading 3D motion tracking technology company Xsens announces the Xsens Indie Program, a new initiative designed to democratize the use of professional motion-capture solutions. The ... Continue Reading →
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Completing the Circle

ILM uses modern technology to bring Lucasfilm’s signature space fantasy back to ... Continue Reading →
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The Best Tech of 2016

From the power of GPU rendering to the USD format, software tools for animation and VFX had a bright year of progress.  As we wrap up 2016, which got off to a bad start with the death ... Continue Reading →
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February 2017 Tech Review

EXO-io www.exr-io.com The visual-effects industry has been using EXR as its go-to image file format since forever. And by forever, I mean, the last 15 years at least. One of the key ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: LAIKA Whips Up a ‘Perfect Storm’ for Kubo

The news broke Friday that the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences had selected the 10 films to advance in the Best Visual Effects Oscar race. While all the contenders are ... Continue Reading →
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The Doctor is In

VFX artists prescribe a dose of Steve Ditko and a dash of Inception to create the unusual mystical ... Continue Reading →
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Oscars: 10 Films Go into VFX Bake-Off

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 89th Academy Awards, taking place February ... Continue Reading →