Studio PHD Launches in Los Angeles

A new creative collective called PHD has opened its doors in Los Angeles, led by visual effects industry veterans John Hughes (co-founder, Rhythm & Hues) and Helena Packer (VFX ... Continue Reading →
John Ciampa

Mr. Wolf Taps John Ciampa to Lead New East Coast Ops

Boutique visual effects house Mr. Wolf ( has opened a New York City studio, creating an East Coast complement to its Culver City, CA home base. The new operation, located ... Continue Reading →
Chris Young

Nick Explores Tech R&D with New Entertainment Lab

Nickelodeon announced today the launch of its new Burbank-based Entertainment Lab, which will spearhead long-range research and development efforts around new technologies for Nickelodeon ... Continue Reading →

Hard Wired

Axel Bonami An iconic anime gets a live-action ... Continue Reading →

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 →
Buzz Aldrin

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 →

Monstrous Assignment

Jeff White Kong: Skull Island pulls out all the digital ... Continue Reading →

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 →

Completing the Circle

ILM uses modern technology to bring Lucasfilm’s signature space fantasy back to ... Continue Reading →

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 →