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Academy Announces 18 Sci-Tech Winners for 2017

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected 18 scientific and technical award recipients (34 individuals), as well as five organizations, which will be honored at the ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Pioneer Ken Ralston Receiving VES Lifetime Achievement Award

The Visual Effects Society has named multiple Academy Award-winning visual effects pioneer Ken Ralston as the recipient of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award to be presented at the ... Continue Reading →
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Deluxe’s Method Expands Leadership with Key Hires

Deluxe Entertainment’s global visual effects brand Method Studios announced a raft of key new hires that will expand its artistic leadership and animation cred. Joining Method’s ... Continue Reading →
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Paolo Moscatelli Joins Smoke & Mirrors Bangkok

Award-winning post-production company Smoke & Mirrors has appointed Paolo Moscatelli as Visual Effects Supervisor, tasked with heading up the company’s growing CG department ... Continue Reading →
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Authentic Mayhem

VFX crews set the ground rules for the firefights, weapons and supervillain antics for Warner Bros.’ most-recent DC Comics adaptation, ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Confirms ‘Trolls,’ ‘Captain America’ Talks and More

Following last week’s programming announcement, Italy’s VIEW Conference has locked in its 2016 event schedule, confirming talks on upcoming animated musical-comedy Trolls and the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sausage Party’ Animators Claim Wurst Practices

R-rated CG comedy Sausage Party proved a surprise hit over its first weekend in release, boasting strong box office numbers well over the film’s reported $19 million budget. But ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Conference 2016 Details Revealed

Italy’s largest computer graphics and digital media conference, VIEW, will take place in Turin October 24-28 this year. The 2016 edition promises the largest and most diverse ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Emerging Tech

+ SIGGRAPH continues to reveal programming highlights for the July 24-28 event in Anaheim, CA. On Wednesday, check out the Emerging Technologies “Best of Show” presentation, ... Continue Reading →
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Imageworks Vancouver Announces Key Hires

Randy Lake, president of Oscar-winning VFX and animation studio Sony Pictures Imageworks, has announced four new hires for the Sony Pictures Ent. unit’s Vancouver headquarters: Senior ... Continue Reading →