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Jonathan Rothbart and his vfx teams recreate a world long abandoned by humans for M. Night Shyamalan’s sci-fi adventure After Earth. What would our planet look like a thousand years in the future, if a series of cataclysmic events forced humans to evacuate it? That was the central question facing [...]
The 2013 VFX nightmare scenario continued today with news that Pixomondo is shutting its Shanghai office and abandoning its film business work, per TheWrap.com. The studio’s founder Thilo Kuther told the website that it just laid off about 20 animators and artists in its Shanghai office, following closures of its [...]
Ted, Seth MacFarlane’s foul-mouthed Teddy Bear, managed to offend the Jewish Anti-Defamation Group during the Oscar ceremony on Sunday night, as he rambled on about how Jewish people controlled Hollywood. “While we have come to expect inappropriate ‘Jews control Hollywood’ jokes from Seth MacFarlane, what he did at the Oscars [...]
San Francisco’s Curious Hat has introduced its latest app, Eye Paint Animals, which offers kids the opportunity to paint with the colors and textures of the real world. Founded last January, Curious Hat produces innovative educational mobile applications for iPhone, iPad & Android for kids (three to nine). The Eye [...]
Visual effects visionary Phil Tippett (Star Wars, Robocop, Twilight series) is working on a new passion project called Mad God. In an interview with the San Francisco Gate, he said he used Kickstarter to raise funds for the movie. He was surprised when fans of his traditional animatronics and puppet [...]
We shed light on how a seasoned team of vfx pros brought Seth MacFarlane’s misbehavin’ toy bear to animated life in the new comedy, Ted. Fans of Fox-TV’s Family Guy and American Dad! have been waiting patiently for creator Seth MacFarlane’s first venture into live-action movies, Ted, which debuted nationwide [...]
Online school Animation Mentor is teaming up with Autodesk and animation professionals from Pixar, DreamWorks and Tippett Studio to host an all-day animation workshop called “Breaking Down the Animated Shot: Live & Uncut.” The event will be held at the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in Berkeley, Calif., on June 30 from from 8 [...]
Tippett Studio has chosen French-based 3D CG company Bakery Relight software for its FX group production pipeline. Founded in 2007 by veteran motion picture artists and technologists, Erwan Maigret and Arnauld Lamorlette, Relight has garnered strong praise and support from industry insiders worldwide. Tippett’s Digital Effects Supervisor, Scott Singer explains, [...]
Peyo’s beloved little blue creatures come to CG life in Sony’s Smurfalicious 3-D hybrid extravaganza. It’s been 53 years since Belgian artist Pierre “Peyo” Culliford came up with the idea of a pastoral village inhabited by The Smurfs (or Les Schtroumpfs as they are called in French) who were only three [...]
It’s a weekend for old friends as movie goers bid adieu to Harry Potter and the students of Hogwarts and welcome back a beloved old bear named Winnie the Pooh. The undisputed juggernaut is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, which opens Friday at nearly 4,400 theaters — [...]