Italy’s popular computer graphics conference View has announced its 2013...
Paramount’s Star Trek Into Darkness landed on top of the domestic box office this weekend, with an estimated $84 million. The J.J. Abrams-directed sequel to the rebooted franchise made over $35.5 on Thursday and Friday. Industry watchers were predicting a possible $100 million opener, but the actual numbers were actually [...]
The Disney/Marvel tentpole Iron Man 3 proved its mettle this weekend by opening to $175.3 million in North America, and becoming the second highest debut of all time right behind Marvel’s The Avengers ($207.4 million) in 2012. Meanwhile in foreign territories, the film hit the $175.9 million in its second [...]
VFX and animation tech house Maxon has announced that the designers and animators charged with visualizing the complex in-camera and on-screen motion graphics sequences of Universal Pictures sci-fi flick Oblivion utilized the company’s Cinema 4D software to bring their futuristic vision to the big screen. Directed by Joseph Kosinski (TRON: [...]
A special session focusing on the art and technology of DreamWorks’ The Croods and upcoming feature Turbo will be held on May 3 as part of the inaugural Production Pipeline Expo at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Also on tap is a vfx session on Universal’s sci-fi pic Oblivion, presented by [...]
In honor of Comic-Con, we humbly offer our annual glimpse at the gritty details and vague conjectures about upcoming film adaptations of comic-book properties. It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…a greenlit production! Director Marc Webb’s hotly anticipated reboot of the Spidey story finds a teenaged Peter Parker [...]