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Tippett Studio Explores the App Creation Game

Northern California shop Tippett Studio is exploring new revenue-generating possibilities in the app world and original content creation. The company president and CEO Jules Roman told ... Continue Reading →
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Forgotten Planet

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 ... Continue Reading →
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VFX House Pixomondo Ankles Film VFX Business

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Ted Ruffles Feathers at the Oscars

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Curious Hat Welcomes Eye Paint Animals App

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Phil Tippett Prepares a New Stop-Motion Movie

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 ... Continue Reading →
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How to Build a Better Teddy Bear!

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Mentor Hosts Seminar With Pixar, DWA, Tippett Pros

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Tippett FX Group Takes a Bite Out of The Bakery

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, ... Continue Reading →
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Smurfs and the City – ‘The Smurfs’ in 3D

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 ... Continue Reading →