Rob Bredow

ILM’s Rob Bredow Tapped to Deliver SIGGRAPH Keynote

ILM, a Lucasfilm company based in San Francisco, recently announced the promotion of industry veteran and longtime SIGGRAPH conference contributor Bredow to senior VP, exec creative ... Continue Reading →
Rob Bredow

Rob Bredow to Lead ILM; Gretchen Libby Upped to VP Marketing & Production

Industrial Light & Magic (a Lucasfilm company) has appointed respected industry veteran Rob Bredow to Senior Vice President, Executive Creative Director & Head of ILM. The acclaimed ... Continue Reading →
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Understanding Blockchain for Video Games (Part 2)

Missed Part 1? Read it here. Blockchain was a major new presence at this year’s Game Developers Conference, in booths, meetings and panels. CEOs/Founders told how they created blockchain-enabled ... Continue Reading →
Blade Runner

FMX: Meet ‘Blade Runner’s Rachael, Explore Tunnel AR & Go Commercial

We are (thisclose) to the next FMX conference in Stuttgart (April 24-27), but there’s still new program highlights to explore. Recent additions have been announced for the “Digital ... Continue Reading →
Ready Player One

FMX Adds VFX Talks on ‘Ready Player One,’ ‘The Last Jedi’

In less than two weeks, the FMX 2018 conference on animation, effects, games and immersive media returns to Stuttgart (Apr. 24-27). As plans are finalized, organizers announce that ... Continue Reading →
A Wrinkle in Time

Ironing Out the VFX of ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved 1962 classic A Wrinkle in Time tells the story of Meg Murry travelling through space and time to save her father from an expanding evil entity. The ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: New ‘Deadpool 2’ Trailer, Sonic’s Secret Dance, an Epic Digital Human & More

PSIAF Confirms ‘Kathmandu’; Call for Entries Open The Palm Springs International Animation Festival returns to the desert this August 22-26, and submissions are now open for all ... Continue Reading →
Shape of Water

FMX: VFX of ‘Shape of Water’, VR at the Planetarium & Trailer No. 5 Revealed

In a little over a month, FMX 2018 (Apr. 24-27) will return to Stuttgart, Germany to present a packed conference schedule covering animation, effects, games and immersive media. Newly ... Continue Reading →
Jeff White

Jeff White Named Creative Director of ILM Vancouver

Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor Jeff White has assumed the role of Creative Director for Industrial Light & Magic’s Vancouver, BC studio. A 16-year veteran of ... Continue Reading →
Melissa Taylor

Producer Melissa Taylor Named Joint Biz Dev Head at Framestore

Oscar-winning VFX company Framestore has appointed Melissa Taylor as Global Joint Head of Business Development. The highly regarded producer has worked with some of the world’s biggest ... Continue Reading →