Phil Tippett

Phil Tippett’s Week: Uncovered ‘Star Wars’ Pics, AMA and HoloGrid Demos

Special effects legend Phil Tippett has three pretty cool pieces of news to share this week. It seems that he found and developed a roll of film from the making of the original Star ... Continue Reading →

VFX Producer Paul Grimshaw Joins Tippett Studio

Two-time Academy Award winner Tippett Studio announces the hiring of Paul Grimshaw as Executive Producer of Commercials and New Media. Grimshaw brings to Tippett extensive experience ... Continue Reading →

VES Bay Area Announces Inaugural Summit

The Bay Area Section of the Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced that Karen Dufilho of Google will be the Keynote Speaker for the organization’s inaugural industry summit, ... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 The studio’s founder ... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →