By Randi Altman
The legend of Bigfoot: a giant, hairy two-legged creature roaming the forests and giving humans just enough of a glimpse to freak them out. Sightings have been happening for centuries with no sign of slowing down — seriously, Google it.
But what if that story was turned around, Continue reading
October 3, 2018
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By Jennifer Walden
Marvel revealed “the next generation of Marvel heroes for the next generation of Marvel fans” in a behind-the-scenes video back in December. Those characters stayed tightly under wraps until August 13, when a compilation of animated shorts called Marvel Rising: Initiation aired on Disney XD. Those shorts dive into the back story of the new heroes and give audiences a taste of what they can expect in the feature-length animated film Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors that is set to air on September 30 on both the Disney Channel and Disney XD simultaneously. Continue reading
September 29, 2018
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Australia’s 3P Studio is a post house founded and led by artisan Haley Stibbard. The company’s portfolio of work includes commercials for brands such as Subway, Allianz and Isuzu Motor Company as well as iconic shows like Sesame Street. Stibbard’s path to opening her own post house was based on necessity.
After going on maternity to have her first child in 2013, Continue reading
September 26, 2018
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Animation studio Golden Wolf, headquartered in London, has launched its first stateside location in New York City. The expansion comes on the heels of an alliance with animation/VFX/live-action studio Psyop, a minority investor in the company. Golden Wolf now occupies studio space in SoHo adjacent to Psyop and its sister company Blacklist, Continue reading
September 21, 2018
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Reallusion has launched three new motion capture and character-creation products: Character Creator 3, a stand-alone character creation tool; Motion Live, a realtime motion capture solution; and 3D Face Motion Capture with Live Face for iPhone X. With these products Reallusion is offering a total solution to build, morph, animate and gamify 3D characters. Continue reading
September 11, 2018
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By David Cox
I’ve been thinking for a while that there are two types of post houses — those that know what cloud technology can do for them, and those whose days are numbered. That isn’t to say that the use of cloud technology is essential to the survival of a post house, Continue reading
September 5, 2018
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SIGGRAPH is always a great place to wander around and learn about new and future technology. You can get see amazing visual effects reels and learn how the work was created by the artists themselves. You can get demos of new products, and you can immerse yourself in a completely digital environment. In short, SIGGRAPH is educational and fun. Continue reading
August 30, 2018
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postPerspective has announced the winners of our Impact Awards from SIGGRAPH 2018 in Vancouver. Seeking to recognize debut products with real-world applications, the postPerspective Impact Awards are voted on by an anonymous judging body made up of respected industry artists and professionals. It’s working pros who are going to be using new tools — so we let them make the call. Continue reading
August 30, 2018
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Vancouver-based VFX house Artifex Studios created CG amputation effects for the lead character in Blumhouse Productions’ new series for Facebook Watch, Sacred Lies. In the show, the lead character, Minnow Bly (Elena Kampouris), emerges after 12 years in the Kevinian cult missing both of her hands. Artifex was called on to remove the actress’ Continue reading
August 29, 2018
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MPC’s Los Angeles studio has added Patrick Ferguson to its staff as visual effects supervisor. He brings with him experience working in both commercials and feature films.
Ferguson started out in New York and moved to Los Angeles in 2002, and he has since worked at a range of visual effect houses along the West Coast, Continue reading
August 22, 2018
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