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John Textor has resigned as Digital Domain’s CEO and chairman of the board. Variety reports that longtime company exec Ed Ulbrich will take over as chief executive as part of a strategic realignment includes shutting down the company’s headquarters in Port St. Lucie, Fla. About 20 employees there will remain [...]
NewTek’s LightWave 3D Group announced today it is making virtual production available to everyone with LightWave 11.5’s Virtual Studio Tools, which offer real-time performance capture for virtual cameras, character puppeteering, and virtual lighting tools. Demonstrated for the first time at SIGGRAPH last week, actors used five individual Sony Playstation 3 [...]
With the 39th annual conference and exhibit running August 5-9 in the Los Angeles Convention Center, there’s plenty for CG fanatics and technophiles to check out. Here’s our list of can’t-miss confab events. Electronic Theater: Enjoy the year’s most impressive CG feats in short films, commercials, music videos and more [...]
This year’s SIGGRAPH Business Symposium, taking place August 5 in Los Angeles, aims to provide an interactive, intimate forum for open conversations among leaders and execs in the VFX, gaming and media industries as they explore the present and future of their areas. The organization has announced that top level [...]
We focus on some of the innovative digital effects of three of the season’s early blockbusters. Men In Black III (Sony) VFX Supervisor: Ken Ralston It’s been 10 years since Agents J and K last graced the big screen to police the alien population living among us—not so long by [...]
Digital Domain Media Group will collaborate with Abu Dhabi government-backed media and entertainment entity twofour54 to drive development of film, TV and media production to the Middle East. Digital Domain Media Group (DDMG) will establish an animation, vfx and mo-cap studio and a media school in Abu Dhabi. The collaboration [...]
San Francisco-based vfx house Evil Eye Pictures has contributed nearly 200 visual effects shots for the Marvel’s The Avengers directed by Joss Whedon, which opens this Friday. Weta Digital, Digital Domain, Fuel VFX, Hydraulx, ILM, Lola VFX, Cantina Creative, Luma Pictures, Mova, The Third Floor and Trixter Films were among [...]
The 17th FMX event, the international conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia to be held May 8-11 in Stuttgart, Germany, has announced highlights of its special virtual production and visual effects programming—including looks at Avatar, Tintin and The Lorax as well as chats with ILM, Weta and more top [...]
The Digital Domain Institute, an animation and digital arts institute powered by Digital Domain Media Group and the Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts, opened its doors to its inaugural class of students today in West Palm Beach. The institute, a public-private collaboration, seeks to blend creative and [...]
Portland, Oregon-based animation house Laika has purchased a site license of Shotgun software to manage production and enhance collaboration for stop-motion and vfx work throughout the studio. Laika has implemented the flexible, web-based solution as a central platform for modernizing production management of the data-heavy stop-motion process on its upcoming 3D [...]