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FMX, Europe’s most influential conference on digital entertainment successfully concluded last Friday (April 26) drawing an international audience of professionals, innovative talents and students from 46 countries. “Thanks to its interdisciplinary focus, FMX 2013 constituted an ideal platform to bring industry, education and research together,” commented FMX managing director Niels [...]
The first round of speakers and panels have been announced for next month’s Production Pipeline Expo, which takes place May 3-4 at the Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. What originally began as the Career Fair & Technology Expos of 2011 and 2012 has evolved into a brand new, two-day event, which is designed [...]
Jon V. Peters, CEO and founder of Athena Studios, has been named to the board of directors for the Visual Effects Society’s Northern California chapter. I am thrilled to play a more integral role in the Northern California Visual Effects Society,” says Peters. “I am looking forward to helping our [...]
To raise awareness of the plight of the visual effects industry and to create some changes in the way vfx artists are treated in the business, today Visual Effects Society exec director Eric Roth issued a letter, asking California Governor Jerry Brown and the State Legislature to expand its tax [...]
The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the nominees for its 11th Annual VES Awards, which recognize outstanding visual effects artistry in 24 categories of film, animation, television, commercials and video games. Nominees were selected Saturday, January 5 by VES members at SPY/ a FotoKem Company in the Bay Area [...]
The Visual Effects Society announced today that it has inducted seven Fellows based on their contributions to the art and science of visual effects. The new Fellows include visual effects supervisor Richard Edlund; Pacific Data Images founder Carl Rosendahl; Ed Catmull, president of Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation [...]
CEO and President of Virgin Galactic, George T. Whitesides, will be the keynote speaker at the 2012 Visual Effects Society Summit on October 13th. Whitesides, who is responsible for guiding all aspects of the company to commercial operation at Spaceport America in New Mexico, will give the keynote address at [...]
We were saddened by the recent death of Italian special effects wizard Carlo Rambaldi, who is best known for this work on Steven Spielberg’s E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, Ridley Scott’s Alien, and John Guillermin’s 1976 version of King Kong. He passed away on Friday (Aug. 10) at the age of 86 in [...]
Some of the programming highlights for the 17th edition of the FMX conference in Stuttgart, Germany were announced today. The global confab on animation, effects, gaming and transmedia discoveries will include panels devoted to Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-nominated feature Hugo, as well as TV shows such as HBO’s multiple-Emmy-winning Game of [...]
Gore Verbinski’s underdog hero Rango continued its winning streak last night at the 10th Annual VES Awards. Only a few nights after taking home four Annie Awards, the Paramount/ILM feature added four VES Awards to its list of wins, including the honors for Supporting VFX, Virtual Cinematography, Animated Character and [...]