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Framestore Ups Grant Walker to Senior CG AD

Effects house Framestore has promoted Grant Walker to the post of Senior CG Art Director just in time for his five-year anniversary with the studio. He will be charged with leading ... Continue Reading →
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Framestore’s William Bartlett Upped to ECD

Framestore VFX Supervisor William Bartlett has been made an Executive Creative Director, reflecting the studio’s expansion into new avenues requiring greater levels of strategy and ... Continue Reading →
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Ben Whishaw Scoops Colin Firth’s ‘Paddington’ Role

British actor Ben Whishaw, who played James Bond’s tech-savvy ally Q in Skyfall (and will reprise the role for the upcoming Bond 24) has replaced defecting star Colin Firth as ... Continue Reading →
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Thor’s Hammer Delivers an $86.1 Mil Weekend

Mortal moviegoers can’t get enough of their Norse God. Disney/Marvel’s 3-D sequel Thor: The Dark World drew audiences to U.S. theaters to the tune of $86.1 million this ... Continue Reading →
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‘Avengers’ Triumphs at Saturn Awards

Marvel’s The Avengers nabbed four honors at the 39th Annual Saturn Awards–a film and TV recognition put on by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films–including ... Continue Reading →
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Double Negative Opens New TV Branch

VFX company Double Negative has launched Double Negative TV, a new division of Dneg dedicated to visual effects creation for television. Dneg TV will be headed up by 20-year VFX veteran ... Continue Reading →
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‘Guardians’ Rise Above ‘Pi’ on Home Ent. Charts

DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians may have only been the studio’s 18th-highest grossing film at the box office when it hit theaters last year, but it’s definitely getting ... Continue Reading →
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‘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 →
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All the Pretty Digital Pictures

A passing glance at the list of the 10 features which made the vfx Oscar shortlist and will present 10-minute clips at the January 3 Bake-0ff is that many of them are returning champs. ... Continue Reading →
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Four Animated Titles Are Up for ACE Eddies

Four animated features received nominations for ACE Eddie Awards. The honors, which are given by the American Society of Editors, are slated for February 16th at the Beverly Hilton ... Continue Reading →