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VFX supervisor Bill Westenhofer discusses some of the mind-blowing visual effects of Ang Lee’s Life of Pi. Life of Pi is not a movie about mathematics, but numbers played a big role in creating the stunning visual effects for director Ang Lee’s adaptation of Yann Martel’s best-selling novel. “If I [...]
The Golden Globes 2013 nominations were announced this morning (Dec. 13). The five animated features up for the award are: The big surprise was the absence of critical favorites such as LAIKA’s ParaNorman and any of GKIDS’ stylish imports such as The Rabbi’s Cat, Zarafa, The Painting and [...]
Santa, Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy and the rest of the gang had a great weekend at the box office as DreamWorks’ Rise of the Guardians became the number one international feature, taking in $26 million from 58 territories, bringing its overall cume to $90.5 million after four weeks. Helmed [...]
DreamWorks holiday feature Rise of the Guardians landed on the number-four spot at the U.S. box office this weekend, bringing in $13.5 million and bringing its two week-total to $48.9 million. DreamWorks and Paramount are counting on the Christmas family audience rush to bring up the numbers through the end [...]
Autodesk will kick off 3December, an annual celebration of 3D computer graphics and the artists who create them December 3rd-7th, 2012, with support from HP, AMD and Intel. During this week, artists from around the globe will be able to get an in-depth look at work from some of the [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 85th Academy Awards. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: All members of the Visual Effects Branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from [...]
The long Thanksgiving weekend was good to DreamWorks Animation and the band of legendary childhood heroes featured in Rise of the Guardians. Directed by Peter Ramsey, the much-anticipated pic, which rated 74% on the rottentomatoes.com review site, brought in an estimated $32.6 million at the box office over the five-day [...]
The annual animation and vfx show Paris FX will highlight the French and British post-production artists behind Skyfall, Cloud Atlas and Asterix & Obelix: God Save Britannia, Variety reports. The event is hosted by the Ile de France Film Commission and Lariviere Org. in partnership with Film London each year, and [...]
Director Ang Lee’s much anticipated feature Life of Pi is scheduled to premiere at the 50th New York Film Festival as its Opening Night Gala program in September. The selection will allows Lee to join Robert Altman, Pedro Almodóvar and François Truffaut as the only directors to have had more [...]