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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 →
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Goodbye Kansas VFX Group Opens UK Studio

Stockholm-based Goodbye Kansas Entertainment group announces the launch of its new UK studio which will serve as a strategic base to deliver their Scandinavian smorgasbord of services ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Advances 20 VFX Contenders

Things continue to heat up in the races for our favorite Academy Award categories. Having announced a record-setting number of qualifying animated features and announced the 10 short-listed ... Continue Reading →
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RSC’s ‘Tempest’ Goes 21st Century with Real-Time Digital Character

For the first time in its four-century history, William Shakespeare’s stormy fantasy The Tempest will be presented with all the wonder and magic that the playwright could only ... Continue Reading →
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Hybride Speaks in Alien Effects for ‘Arrival’

Quebec-based Hybride, a division of Ubisoft, took to alien dialects to translate the vision of local filmmaker Denis Villeneuve through visual effects in his new sci-fi drama, Arrival, ... Continue Reading →
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Delivering Superheroic VFX Images

Armen Kevorkian How the VFX supervisor of Supergirl, The Flash and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow delivers weekly otherworldly shots for ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Vertigo Partners with Faceware Technologies

US-based Animation Vertigo — an outsource management company providing high quality motion capture animation to entertainment industry clients — has partnered with Faceware ... Continue Reading →