Trio from Reel FX and Shilo team on VFX, live-action studio

The commercial division of digital studio Reel FX has teamed up with Shilo founder/executive creative director Jose Sebastian Gomez to launch strategic creative group ATK PLN. Emmy Award-winner Gomez will lead the creative vision for the studio, joined by former Digital Domain HOP Jim Riche as executive producer, with overall strategy led by Reel FX’s David Bates as managing director. Continue reading

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The 16th annual VES Award winners

The Visual Effects Society (VES) celebrated artists and their work at the 16th Annual VES Awards, which recognize outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials, video games and special venues.

Seven-time host, comedian Patton Oswalt, presided over more than 1,000 guests at the Beverly Hilton. Continue reading

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Cinesite VFX supervisor Stephane Paris: 860 shots for The Commuter

By Randi Altman

The Commuter once again shows how badass Liam Neeson can be under very stressful circumstances. This time, Neeson plays a mild-mannered commuter named Michael who gets pushed too far by a seemingly benign but not-very-nice Vera Farmiga.

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Quick Chat: ArsenalCreative’s new VFX supervisor Mike Wynd

VFX supervisor Mike Wynd has joined ArsenalCreative from MPC, where he spent eight years in a similar role. Over the years, Wynd has worked on many high-profile projects for directors such as Rupert Sanders, Noam Murro and Adam Berg. He has also won a number of industry awards, Continue reading

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Young pros with autism contribute to Oscar-nominated VFX films

Exceptional Minds Studio, the LA-based visual effects and animation studio made up of young people on the autism spectrum, earned screen credit on three of the five films nominated for Oscars in the visual effects category — Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. Continue reading

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VFX supervisor Lesley Robson-Foster on Amazon’s Mrs. Maisel

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If you are one of the many who tend to binge-watch streaming shows, you’ve likely already enjoyed Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. This new comedy focuses on a young wife and mother living in New York City in 1958, when men worked and women tended to, Continue reading

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Sci-Tech Award winners named

The 2018 Sci-Tech Awards (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) have been bestowed to 34 individuals and one company representing 10 scientific and technical achievements. Each recipient will be honored at the annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on February 10 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.

“This year we are happy to honor a very international group of technologists for their innovative and outstanding accomplishments,” says Ray Feeney, Continue reading

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Creating CG wildlife for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

If you are familiar with the original Jumanji film from 1995 — about a board game that brings its game jungle, complete with animals and the boy it trapped decades earlier, into the present day — you know how important creatures are to the story. In this new version of the film, Continue reading

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Industry mainstay Click3X purchased by Industrial Color Studios

Established New York City post house Click3X has been bought by Industrial Color Studios. Click3X is 25-year-old facility that specializes in new media formats such as VR, AR, CGI and live-streaming. Industrial Color Studios is a visual content production company. Founded in 1992, Industrial Color’s services range from full image capture and e-commerce photography to production support to post services including creative editorial, Continue reading

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