By Randi Altman
Next month, SIGGRAPH returns to Vancouver after turns in Los Angeles and Anaheim. This gorgeous city, whose convention center offers a water view, is home to many visual effects studios providing work for film, television and spots.
As usual, SIGGRAPH will host many presentations, showcase artists’ work, display technology and offer a glimpse into what’s on the horizon for this segment of the market. Continue reading
July 19, 2018
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Mill Film in Australia, a Technicolor VFX studio, has named Mark Thorley as managing director.Hi appointment comes in the wake of the February launch of Mill Film in Adelaide, Australia.
Thorley brings with him more than 15 years of executive experience, working at such as Lucas Film, Singapore, where he oversaw studio operations and production strategies. Continue reading
July 16, 2018
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If you watch HBO’s Westworld, you are familiar with the once-good guy turned bad guy The Man in Black. He is ruthless and easy to hate, so when Karma caught up to him audiences were not too upset about it.
Westworld doesn’t shy away from violence. In fact, it has a major role in the series. Continue reading
July 11, 2018
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NAME: Ted Markovic
COMPANY: LA-based Steelhead
CAN YOU DESCRIBE YOUR COMPANY?
We are a content studio and cross-platform production company. You can walk through our front door with a script and out the back with a piece of content. We produce everything from social to Super Bowl. Continue reading
July 6, 2018
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Framestore Chicago has added Chris Beers as compositing lead. He will be working across a variety of clients with the Chicago team, as well as diving into Nuke projects of his own.
Beers attended The Illinois Institute of Art, where he earned a BFA in visual effects and motion graphics. After graduation he honed his skills as a junior motion graphics artist at Leviathan in Chicago, Continue reading
July 6, 2018
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Creative content company Alkemy X has added Eli Rotholz as VP of business development,. He will be based in the company’s New York headquarters.
Rotholz brings more than 12 years of sales/business development, strategy and production experience, having begun his career as an independent sales rep for Ziegler/Jakubowicz and Moustache NYC. Continue reading
July 6, 2018
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By Barry Goch
What do you get when you mix Family Guy and Ted creator Seth MacFarlane with science fiction? The most dysfunctional spaceship in the galaxy, that’s what. What is the Fox series The Orville? Well, it’s more Galaxy Quest/Space Balls than it is Star Trek/Star Wars. Continue reading
June 21, 2018
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Technicolor has hired on Rachel Matchett to head the post production group’s newly formed VFX brand, Technicolor Visual Effects. Working side-by-side within the same facilities where post services are offered, Technicolor Visual Effects is expanding to a global offering with an integrated pipeline. Technicolor is growing its namesake VFX team apart from the company’s other visual effects brands: MPC, Continue reading
June 20, 2018
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As it celebrates its fifth anniversary, Oscar-, Emmy- and BAFTA-winning VFX studio Milk has taken an additional floor at its London location on Clipstone Street. This visual effects house has worked on projects such as Annihilation, Altered Carbon and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Milk’s expansion increases its artist capacity to 250, Continue reading
June 12, 2018
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NAME: Luca Fascione
COMPANY: Wellington, New Zealand’s Weta Digital
WHAT’S YOUR JOB TITLE?
Senior Head of Technology and Research
WHAT DOES THAT ENTAIL?
In my role, I lead the activities of Weta Digital that provide software technology to the studio and our partners. Continue reading
June 5, 2018
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