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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 [...]
A live-action Snow White makes a big push at the box office this weekend, while an Oscar-nominated animated feature from France gets a limited release. Universal’s Snow White and the Huntsman, starring Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron, is by far the biggest release of the week. The live-action visual-effects spectacle [...]
Pixar alum Andrew Stanton’s first live-action feature John Carter delivers a stunning blend of cutting-edge CG visual effects and gritty images that are grounded in the real world. Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Mars novels have long been an inspiration for animators. In 1935, Bob Clampett famously tried to turn A Princess [...]
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 [...]
With Comic-Con in full swing, it’s the perfect time for Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The First Avenger to come out ready to take on the hugely successful boy wizard. Captain America, which stars Chris Evans as the eponymous superhero, hits in some 3,500 theaters – many of them showing the [...]
The Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market (MIFA), taking place in France June 6-11, has completed its lineup of animation industry panels. Highlights include making-of looks at Rio and Rango as well as a four-film case study that covers Pinocchio, Chico & Rita, Soul Man and Zarafa. Conference organizers [...]
After sending some moms to Mars last weekend, this weekend the aliens are coming to us. Paul, a live-action comedy about a pair of comic book fans who meet a CG-animated alien outside of Area 51 on their way to San Diego, opens this week at about 2,800 theaters. The [...]