SIGGRAPH: Blackmagic, Faceware, Thinkbox and More

Blackmagic Design has totted up the numbers and announced that over 20 of this summer’s hottest films utilized its cameras and products such as Fusion Studio and DaVinci Resolve. ... Continue Reading →

People on the Move: Hires, Promotions & Departures

+ Glasgow-based Axis CG studio — which provides animation for video game, film and TV projects like its VES Award-nominated Halo 5: Guardians cinematic — has appointed Jon ... Continue Reading →

VFX Supervisor Dan Akers Joins Blur Studio

Academy Award and Emmy-nominated animation, VFX and design house Blur Studio has hired on Dan Akers as Visual Effects Supervisor. With nearly 15 years of experience in VFX, Akers has ... Continue Reading →

Eric Barba Joins ILM Vancouver as Creative Director

Industrial Light & Magic, a division of Lucasfilm, is adding Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor Eric Barba to its Vancouver studio team as Creative Director. In addition ... Continue Reading →

Mova Tech Legal Battle Heats Up

An innovative means of capturing minute facial performance information, used in the blockbuster superhero flicks Deadpool and Avengers: Ages of Ultron, is the subject of an international ... Continue Reading →
Eric Barba

Digital Domain Promotes Barba to CCO

Venice-based studio Digital Domain 3.0 Oscar-winning vfx supervisor Eric Barba to Chief Creative Officer/senior vfx supervisor. In his expanded role, Barba, will help to drive the development ... Continue Reading →

Casting a Visual Spell

The new adaptation of young adult best-seller Beautiful Creatures aims for magical effects that don’t remind viewers of other movies about teens with special powers. If you’re plugged ... Continue Reading →

The Winning Scores

The composers of some of the best animated soundtracks of the year discuss their craft and inspirations. Over the past year, there have been plenty of behind-the-scenes features about ... Continue Reading →

Digital Domain’s Parent Co. Seeks to Raise $115M

Vfx studio Digital Domain’s parent company is hoping to raise up to $115 million through an initial public offering to take place this summer. Digital Domain Media Group Inc. ... Continue Reading →