Sam Mercer

Sam Mercer Named Head of Studio at ILM

Film producer Sam Mercer has joined Industrial Light & Magic as head of ILM Studio, overseeing and coordinating the company’s operations across its studios in San Francisco, ... Continue Reading →

‘Hobbit’ Tops Saturn Award Nominees List

The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films has revealed the list of nominees for the 39th annual Saturn Awards, with Peter Jackson’s vfx blockbuster The Hobbit: ... Continue Reading →

‘Breaking Dawn 2' Drives Stake into B.O.

The vampires and werewolves of Breaking Dawn Part 2 had a field day at the box office this past weekend. The final outing of the record-breaking Twilight series brought in a estimated ... Continue Reading →

Framestore and Rattling Stick Deliver ‘Skyfall’ Credits

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond film franchise, long-time collaborators Daniel Kleinman and Framestore teamed up for the fifth time to deliver the stunning opening-title ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Triumphs Over Sandy

While the East Coast is still reeling from the wreckage caused by Hurricane Sandy’s, Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph still managed to post impressive numbers during its first weekend at ... Continue Reading →

Paris FX to Spotlight ‘Skyfall,’ ‘Cloud Atlas’

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 ... Continue Reading →