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‘Monsters U.’ Scares Up Terrific Business at No. 1

Mike and Sulley and the rest of the gang of collegiate scarers of Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University managed to scare up lots of tickets sales at the box office this past weekend. ... Continue Reading →
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Forgotten Planet

Jonathan Rothbart and his vfx teams recreate a world long abandoned by humans for M. Night Shyamalan’s sci-fi adventure After Earth. What would our planet look like a thousand ... Continue Reading →
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Method Studios Hires de Boer, Jacobs and Roberts

Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, announced today the addition of three world-class animation artists to its creative team. Erik-Jan de Boer, this year’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Iron Man 3' to Play in 4DX in Japan

Japanese audiences will have a chance to experience Iron Man 3 in a completely new way when the feature plays in 4DX at a theater in Nagoya on April 26. The theater, which is operated ... Continue Reading →
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News From NAB

+ Avatar producer Jon Landau has revealed during the NAB Technology Summit on Cinema that the upcoming sequels to James Cameron’s 2009 sci-fi blockbuster will utilize new technologies ... Continue Reading →
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Jon Landau to Keynote NAB 2013′s Technology Summit

Jon Landau, the Oscar-winning producer of blockbuster epics such as Avatar and Titanic, will deliver the keynote to this year’s NAB Technology Summit On Cinema on Sunday, April 7 ... Continue Reading →
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Casting a Visual Spell

The new adaptation of young adult best-seller Beautiful Creatures aims for magical effects that don’t remind viewers of other movies about teens with special powers. If you’re plugged ... Continue Reading →
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Gollum, You Never Looked Better!

The Hobbit’s vfx supervisor Joe Letteri talks about the vfx challenges of returning to J.R.R. Tolkien’s world nine years after the last Lord of the Rings movie cast its spell in ... Continue Reading →
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Weta VFX Producer Eileen Moran Dies in New Zealand

Eileen Moran, a well-respected vfx producer at Weta Digital who worked on Avatar, King Kong, The Lord of the Rings trilogy and the upcoming The Hobbit movie has passed away in New Zealand, ... Continue Reading →
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Reuters Says Prime Focus May Bid on Digital Domain

Reuters is reporting that Prime Focus World, a visual-effects house that worked on such hits as Avatar and the Harry Potter series, is considering a bid on Digital Domain Media Group, ... Continue Reading →