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VFX and animation tech house Maxon has announced that the designers and animators charged with visualizing the complex in-camera and on-screen motion graphics sequences of Universal Pictures sci-fi flick Oblivion utilized the company’s Cinema 4D software to bring their futuristic vision to the big screen. Directed by Joseph Kosinski (TRON: [...]
Disney XD puts a fresh spin on a sci-fi classic with the new series TRON: Uprising. You can’t keep a good franchise down: Two years after the theatrical reception of Disney’s TRON: Legacy, which added fresh faces and cool new CG effects to the 1982 sci-fi sensation, a new animated [...]
With the debut of the official trailer this Monday, Disney XD’s rollout of the striking new CG animated series TRON: Uprising has begun! The show will launch with a 30-minute uninterrupted prelude titled “Beck’s Beginning” on Disney Channel on Friday, May 18 (9:30 p.m. ET/PT) with an encore on Disney [...]
The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the 2012 Board of Director officers who were elected at the January 18, 2012 board meeting. The list of officials includes Jeffrey A. Okun, head of visual effects for Prana Studios, who was re-elected for a fourth one-year term as Board Chair. “I [...]
Warner Bros. has offered the role of Ky Reed—an anglicized take on the young revolutionary love interest Kei from the animated film—in its live-action remake of Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira to Kristen Stewart. Stewart is best known for the role of Bella Swan in the popular Twilight series, and is set [...]
Fans of the great anime feature and manga Akira got some good news courtesy of Warner Bros. today. The studio has officially greenlit a $90 million feature based on the classic with an eye toward a late February/March production date. Variety reports that Jaume Collet-Serra (Unknown) will direct the adaptation, [...]
Disney has announced new dates for several of its upcoming feature releases. The new Phineas and Ferb theatrical project is set for July 26, 2013, while Jerry Bruckheimer’s off-again, on-again The Lone Ranger is now set for May 31, 2013. The new take on the classic series is directed by [...]
As Disney prepares to make a big splash at the Cannes film festival with Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the daily trades are reporting that the disappointing box-office performance of Mars Needs Moms has hurt the studio’s second quarter numbers. Variety and The Los Angeles Times noted that [...]
The Gnomon School of Visual Effects has released its 2011 Student AnimationWork Compilation Reel. Here’s how the school described the reel: Featuring VFX creations from alumni who have worked on blockbuster films like Green Lantern, Tron: Legacy and 2012, this student reel brings to life the inspiration and high level [...]
Greetings, programs! Time to fire up your DVD and Blu-ray players and get ready for the return of the classic Tron and the home video debut of the sequel, Tron: Legacy. Fans have their choice of formats when it comes to Tron: Legacy (Disney, $29.99 DVD, $39.99 Blu-ray and DVD [...]