Italy’s popular computer graphics conference View has announced its 2013...
Digital Domain Media Group will collaborate with Abu Dhabi government-backed media and entertainment entity twofour54 to drive development of film, TV and media production to the Middle East. Digital Domain Media Group (DDMG) will establish an animation, vfx and mo-cap studio and a media school in Abu Dhabi. The collaboration [...]
Thinware Media Ltd., developers of StudioCAP workflow automation and asset management for animation studios, and TVPaint Développement, France, makers of 2D bitmap-based animation software, today announced a new strategic partnership that will offer customers a seamless technology integration. TVPaint animators and artists will be able to create and manage their 2D [...]
Now that we’ve passed the mid-year mark, which one of the following vfx-driven movies do you think will do best during the awards season? Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows 2 The Rise of the Planet of the Apes Captain America X-Men: First Class Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Michael Bay’s shiny Transformers are back for their third big-screen outing, but this time they require a lot more vfx magic in 3-D. Here’s the thing about revisiting a big, shiny summer franchise for the third time: You’d better be ready to up the ante and make audiences fall in [...]
Oscar-winning vfx shop Framestore has announced that it has restructured its New York office. The restructure addresses recent changes in the industry, an increased demand for the studio’s CG services as well as the Framestore expansion into the digital and production arenas. The staff changes will include several promotions and [...]
Online Animation & VFX Courses There isn’t much point of having software for making pretty pictures if you don’t know how to use it. Many of us have learned a lot of what we know while on jobs and running into situations where we have to troubleshoot. I’ve been doing [...]
Veteran visual-effects supervisor Boyd Stepan will head up the new visual effects unit at independent post-production house Chainsaw. Stepan comes to Chainsaw from Prime Focus/Post Logic Studios, where he was a lead visual-effects supervisor. His credits include the feature films Avatar and Inglorious Basterds as well as TV series Desperate [...]