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Our in-the-know visual effects expert and critic picks his favorite releases of the year (in no particular order!):
Fans of Denmark’s seminal international toy sensation LEGO, rejoice! Warner Bros. has moved up the release date of its 3-D flick based on the interlocking bricks, LEGO: The Piece of Resistance, from the end of February 2014 to February 7, 2014! That’s three fewer weeks you have to wait to see [...]
Pixar Animation Studios has announced the simultaneous releases of RenderMan Pro Server 17.0 and RenderMan Studio 4.0, extensively upgrading the Oscar-winning render software widely regarded as the industry standard for high-quality animation and photorealistic vfx. Highlights of the version updates for Pro Server 17.0 include significant performance gains including object [...]
Australian animation and vfx house Animal Logic has announced the finalization of a deal to buy the assets of Sydney-based Fuel VFX, which recently went into voluntary administration due to a downturn in the nation’s visual effects industry. The announcement was made by Animal Logic’s CEO, Zareh Nalbandian, who noted [...]
VFX and CG animation veteran Rob Coleman has been tapped as the new head of animation at Sydney and Los Angeles studio Animal Logic. The two-time Oscar nominee (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace) and (Star Wars: Attack of the Clones) has also been nominated for BAFTAs for his work on [...]
Some of the many pieces of Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s upcoming Lego movie are falling into place. According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) has been cast as the lead voice in the animated Lego: The Piece of Resistance. According to releasing studio Warner Bros., [...]
Few comics have made as much impact in the past 20 years — or been as difficult to get going in Hollywood — as Jeff Smith’s Bone. But now the self-published success story is getting some serious attention from Warner Bros., which has tapped Patrick Sean Smith to write the [...]
Warner Bros. has given the go-ahead to the upcoming Lego movie, based on the popular Danish construction toy, reports Variety. The feature, which will be written and directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs fame. Slated for a 2014 release, the pic will [...]
Australia-based Flying Bark Productions has announced a Blinky Bill 3D feature film will commence production this year with animation veterans Alex Weight on board to direct and Marie-Cecile Dahan set as line producer. Blinky Bill is based on a classic Australian children’s book written by Dorothy Wall and first published [...]
The upcoming BBC Earth feature Walking with Dinosaurs 3D will employ Cameron—Pace Group’s Fusion 3D system, according to a joint announcement by the companies. “Walking with Dinosaurs 3D offers a fantastic opportunity to push our advances in 3D even further,” said James Cameron. “We’re inspired by the creative ambition behind [...]