Full Lineup of Italy’s VIEW Confab Is Announced

The full line-up for this year’s VIEW entertainment technology confab in Turin, Italy has been announced. Registration is now open for the event, which takes place Oct. 15-18. ILM’s ... Continue Reading →

Hollywood Post Alliance Award Noms Are Announced

Nominations were announced yesterday for this year’s Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) Awards. Summer blockbusters Star Trek Into Darkness, Pacific Rim and Iron Man 3 lead the 2012 ... Continue Reading →

MAXON Announces Release of Cinema 4D R15

MAXON has released the much-anticipated R15 version of its flagship 3D motion graphics, vfx, painting and rendering software Cinema 4D. The release offers new features and powerful ... Continue Reading →

Pixar’s ‘Monsters University’ Jumps the $700 Million Mark

Disney/Pixar’s popular summer prequel Monsters University passed the big $700 million worldwide box office mark on Thursday (Aug. 29). Directed by Dan Scanlon, the Pixar title ... Continue Reading →

‘Despicable Me 2′ Crosses $800 Mil. Milestone

Universal/Illumination’s huge blockbuster movie Despicable Me 2 had another record-breaking weekend at the box office worldwide as its cume crossed the $800 million barrier. The ... Continue Reading →

Method and Halon Sign Strategic Alliance Deal

Vfx house Method Studios and pre-vis house Halon Ent. have made a strategic alliance pact. Method will collaborate with Halon to jointly provide previs and vfx services to customers, ... Continue Reading →

Chaos Group Outlines Special SIGGRAPH Activities

Rendering solution producer Chaos Group will join forces with various vfx industry artists to present two special events at SIGGRAPH in Anaheim on July 24. The panels will offer production ... Continue Reading →

‘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 →

Robert Downey Jr. Is on Board ‘Avengers 2' and ’3'

Avengers fans can now rest easy as news got out today that actor Robert Downey Jr. has finally signed on to join the rest of the original cast in The Avengers 2 and The Avengers 3 sequels. ... Continue Reading →

Lights! Camera! Summer Eye Candy!

How two of this season’s biggest blockbusters Iron Man 3 and Star Trek: Into Darkness delivered their spectacular CG visuals. Time was the biggest challenge facing two of 2013′s ... Continue Reading →