Technicolor Acquires London-based The Mill VFX

Technicolor acquired London-based The Mill, the world’s largest visual effects and content creation studio for the advertising industry, for 259 million euros on a debt-free basis. Founded ... Continue Reading →

Turning Back Time

MPC recreates the look and the performance Arnold Schwarzenegger gave in the 1984 original for Terminator Genisys. MPC ... Continue Reading →

Aries Group Launches VFX/3D Studio

Global consortium Aries Group has set up a new studio for visual effects, stereoscopics and animation. The state-of-the-art facility encompasses over 16,000 square feet of space in ... Continue Reading →

Academy Considers 20 Sci-Tech Achievements

The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 20 scientific and technical achievements, involving 11 distinct ... Continue Reading →

VES Releases Demo Material Guidelines

The Visual Effects Society has released the first-of-its-kind demo material guidelines, a set of recommendations for the usage and release of work-for-hire materials presented as part ... Continue Reading →

NIM Labs Unveils By-Artists-For-Artists Management Tool

L.A.’s NIM Labs has unveiled NIM: an innovative new browser-based studio management tool. NIM tracks the production pipeline from start to finish in a secure environment, designed ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH: Shotgun Announces New Features

At SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles, Shotgun Software announced a new set of features and updates that will make it easier for teams to review, share and provide feedback on creative projects. ... Continue Reading →

Pixar’s Universal Scene Description Going Open Source

Pixar intends to release its Universal Scene Description software (USD) as an open-source project by summer, 2016. The toolset addresses the need in the CG film and game industries ... Continue Reading →

House of Moves Unwraps Fresh Animation Pipeline

House of Moves, an LA-based full-service motion-capture and key-frame animation company, announces a new,technology suite, codenamed “Helibug.” The proprietary process “rethinks ... Continue Reading →

Maximum Shrinkage

The visual-effects crew on Marvel’s Ant-Man scales the action both down and up for the tiny ... Continue Reading →