Five Animated Features Make the BAFTA List

The long list of nominees for this year’s Orange British Academy Film Awards were revealed yesterday. The BAFTA Animated Feature category includes The Adventures of Tintin, Arthur ... Continue Reading →

Academy Trims VFX List to 10

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced the 10 films that remain in the running for nominations in the Visual Effects category at the 84th Oscars this year. The ... Continue Reading →

15 Pics Make the First VFX Oscar List

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films have been selected for consideration for Achievement in Visual Effects for the 84th Academy Awards: The ... Continue Reading →

Academy, MoMA Celebrate Saul Bass

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences together with the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will present a special evening celebrating the life and work of acclaimed 20th century ... Continue Reading →

Italy’s View Conference Unveils Stellar Program

Turin’s leading digital technology confab View Conference (and sister festival ViewFest) have announced the impressive plans for this year’s edition, which takes place Oct. 25-28. Among ... Continue Reading →

Question for the Week of August 29 2011

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 ... Continue Reading →

‘Transformers’ Morphs into Box Office Monster

We might need to roll out a new definition for blockbuster and call it Transformers: Dark of the Moon. The movie, based on the Hasbro toys and classic 1980s animated TV series, had ... Continue Reading →

‘Cars 2′ Crosses the Finish Line with Huge Lead

Disney-Pixar’s Cars 2 raced to a strong finish in its opening weekend with $68 million in ticket sales, handily beating out its predecesor. The opening weekend gross for the film ... Continue Reading →

‘Cars 2′ Poised to Burn Up the Box Office Track

Pixar is ready to race back into theaters this weekend with the release of its long-awaited sequel, Cars 2. The feature, directed by Pixar and Disney Animation creative chief John Lasseter, ... Continue Reading →

‘Green Lantern’ Lights the B.O. Lamp with $52M Opening

The superhero visual-effects 3D extravaganza Green Lantern won the top spot at the box office this weekend even as the big-screen debut of the DC Comics hero fell slightly short of ... Continue Reading →