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FMX, Europe’s most influential conference on digital entertainment successfully concluded last Friday (April 26) drawing an international audience of professionals, innovative talents and students from 46 countries. “Thanks to its interdisciplinary focus, FMX 2013 constituted an ideal platform to bring industry, education and research together,” commented FMX managing director Niels [...]
To raise awareness of the plight of the visual effects industry and to create some changes in the way vfx artists are treated in the business, today Visual Effects Society exec director Eric Roth issued a letter, asking California Governor Jerry Brown and the State Legislature to expand its tax [...]
The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the 2012 Board of Director officers who were elected at the January 18, 2012 board meeting. The list of officials includes Jeffrey A. Okun, head of visual effects for Prana Studios, who was re-elected for a fourth one-year term as Board Chair. “I [...]
The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced comedian/actor Patton Oswalt (Young Adult, Ratatouille) as the host for the org’s tenth annual VES Awards ceremony, to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, February 7. This year’s duties will mark the popular funnyman’s third appearance at the event, which [...]
The Visual Effects Society has released an Industry Bill of Rights, designed to improve working conditions for artists and bring certainty to the business for effects companies and studios. The document, which enumerates a list of rights and responsibilities for artists, FX houses and studios, was unanimously approved by the [...]
The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced it will hold its third annual Production Summit for the entertainment industry on October 1 at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills. The summit, dubbed Trending the Global Marketplace: You Are Here, will gather leading executives, creatives, technologists and visionaries to discuss the [...]
In a move sure to spark debate, Visual Effects Society Executive Director Eric Roth has released an open letter to the entertainment industry calling for better working conditions for visual effects artists. Unlike most specialties in the entertainment business, there is no collective bargaining agency for visual effects artists, who [...]
Eric Roth is staying on as executive director of the Visual Effects Society Roth, who has been executive director of the group since 2004, is now set to stay in the job through December 2013. Under his tenure, the VES says it has more than doubled its membership to more [...]