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Another day, another troubling news item about the beleaguered vfx industry. This time it’s London-based studio The Mill which revealed that it will close its TV visual effects unit, with a possible loss of 25 jobs. Best known for its effects work for BBC shows such as Doctor Who, Merlin [...]
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: An Unexpected Journey garnering the most nods with nine nominations. Other top contenders are Ang Lee’s Life of Pi and Sam Mendes’ [...]
The creative team behind the vfx of Ang Lee’s literary adaptation Life of Pi (lead by Rhythm & Hues)—which featured stormy seas, a photoreal Bengal tiger and more—took home four Visual Effects Society Awards last night during the 11th annual ceremony. This included the top prize for outstanding visual effects [...]
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. From Spider-Man and Batman to Gollum (The Hobbit), Snow White and Iron Man (The Avengers), we’ve [...]
Family Guy creator and next month’s Academy Award host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone announced the nominees for this year’s Oscars at 5 a.m. this morning. (January 10) in Beverly Hills. The nominees for Best Animated Feature are: Brave (directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman) Disney/Pixar Frankenweenie [...]
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 [...]
What’s old is new again this week, as hot home video releases re-imagine the classics and take a high-tech trip to prehistoric times. Getting the extended edition treatment is the hit fantasy movie Snow White and the Huntsman (Universal, $29.98 Extended Edition DVD, $34.98 Blu-ray-DVD-Digital Copy Combo Pack). The re-take [...]
Damian Perea, director of the ANIMAYO International Festivals, does not entertain the idea that something may be too difficult to accomplish: He dwells in the world of the possible. Against the backdrop of festivals around Spain and the world struggling or closing their doors, he has continued to build the [...]
The traveling Zoosters of DreamWorks’ Madagascar 3 showed some excellent staying power this weekend, landing at the No. 1 spot for the second week in a row. The third outing for the franchise brought in $10 million on Friday and was expected to end the weekend with a $36 million [...]
This beauty has bite: Snow White & the Huntsman exceeded expectations by earning $56 million to land atop the box office in its opening weekend. Universal’s VFX-heavy reimagined fairy tale stars Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron and Chris Hemsworth also opened to a $39 million international take for a $95 million [...]