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Video Game Strike: Companies Cry Foul as SAG-AFTRA Picket Line Gets Underway Picketers demanding an update to voice performance terms coalesce at EA’s Playa Vista HQ, while a ... Continue Reading →

Rodeo FX Unmasks an Antihero for ‘Deadpool’

Montreal’s Rodeo FX completed nearly 230 vfx shots for just-released blockbuster Deadpool — which just blew away the competition by posting a $150 million four-day opening. ... Continue Reading →

Pixeldust Animates Journey to Pluto

Bethesda, Maryland-based Pixeldust Studios is the shop behind many animated sequences featured in the new NASA documentary film The Year of Pluto from writer, director and producer ... Continue Reading →

Building a Better Godzilla

Effects crew emphasizes the drama in the classic monster ... Continue Reading →

January 2014 Tech Reviews

Maxon’s Cinema 4D Release 15 In Maxon’s 15th release of Cinema 4D, plenty of features have been added across the spectrum of needs for the user base, making the workflow ... Continue Reading →

The Jurassic Beasts Are Back!

Walking ... Continue Reading →

Academy Releases List of Possible Sci-Tech Honorees

The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Friday (August 16) that 14 scientific and technical achievements have been ... Continue Reading →

CGTrader Offers 3D Character Challenge

CGTrader, an online 3D model platform for artists and designers, has announced a new contest for creatives with the 3D Character Challenge. Competitors are asked to create high-quality ... Continue Reading →

‘Sarila’ Brings Inuit Dreams to 3-D Life

The 3-D animated feature The Legend of Sarila succeeds in telling an original story featuring Canada’s under-represented Inuit people and their culture. It’s not every day ... Continue Reading →

March 2013 Tech Reviews

The Foundry’s Nuke 7.0 U.K.-based vfx software tool designer The Foundry has certainly carved out a nice niche for itself in the world. After buying out Digital Domain’s internal ... Continue Reading →