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  • newCREED
    First trailer for CREED featuring Sylvester Stallone: The VFX are made by: BigHugFX The Production VFX Supervisor is Dean Wright. Director: Ryan Coogler Release Date: 25 November 2015 (USA) © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2015
    - 10 hours ago3 Jul 15, 7:00am -
  • Cinesite and Image Engine Join Forces
    Cinesite and Image Engine are joining their forces and will be present in London, Vancouver and Montreal! Here is the official press release: July 2nd, 2015, Cinesite and Image Engine today announced a merger of their two companies. The alliance give…
    - 1 day ago2 Jul 15, 4:39pm -
    Epic trailer for BAAHUBALI: THE BEGINNING with lots of VFX shots: The VFX are made by: Makuta Director: S.S. Rajamouli Release Date: 10 July 2015 (India) © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2015
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    Nice making of by UPP about their VFX work on this EMERGING ISLANDS commercial: © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2015
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    This featurette of MONSTER HUNT have on-set footages and new VFX shots: The VFX are made by: Base FX Director: Raman Hui Release Date: 16 July 2015 © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2015
    - 2 days ago2 Jul 15, 5:00am -
    Action and destruction in this teaser of LONDON HAS FALLEN: The VFX are made by: Worldwide FX Baseblack The Production VFX Supervisor is Sean Farrow. Director: Babak Najafi Release Date: 2 October 2015 (USA) © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 201…
    - 2 days ago1 Jul 15, 6:00pm -
    First suit test by Scott Lang in this clip from ANT-MAN: The VFX are made by: Industrial Light & Magic (VFX Supervisor : Russell Earl) Double Negative (VFX Supervisor : Alex Wuttke) Luma Pictures (VFX Supervisor : Vincent Cirelli) Method Studios (VFX…
    - 2 days ago1 Jul 15, 5:00pm -
    MPC have just released this VFX breakdown about their work on NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM – SECRET OF THE TOMB: WANT TO KNOW MORE? MPC: Dedicated page about NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM – SECRET OF THE TOMB on MPC website. © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2…
    - 2 days ago1 Jul 15, 3:26pm -
    Cool featurette about John Connor from TERMINATOR: GENISYS: The VFX are made by: Double Negative (VFX Supervisor : Pete Bebb) MPC (VFX Supervisor : Sheldon Stopsack) Lola VFX (VFX Supervisors : Edson Williams & Cliff Welsh) Stewart VFX (Compositing S…
    - 3 days ago30 Jun 15, 5:00pm -
  • COCA COLA Minute Maid Pulpy: Making of
    Really nice making of by Platige Image about their VFX work on this COCA COLA Minute Maid Pulpy commercial: WANT TO KNOW MORE? Platige Image: Dedicated page about COCA COLA Minute Maid Pulpy on Platige Image website. © Vincent Frei – The Art of VF…
    - 3 days ago30 Jun 15, 4:17pm -



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  • Story Details For "Star Wars: Shattered Empire"
    The thirty year gap between the original "Star Wars" trilogy and the upcoming "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is being slowly revealed across a series of novels, comics, kids books and more which are all considered official "Star Wars" canon.The key…
    - 23 hours ago2 Jul 15, 6:30pm -
  • "Ant-Man" Helmer Talks Prequel, "Civil War"
    Though he came in late to the game, filmmaker Peyton Reed took charge of Marvel Studios' "Ant-Man" film and now doesn't seem to want to leave the party.Speaking with, Reed says not only would he be happy to return to the story to dire…
    - 23 hours ago2 Jul 15, 6:25pm -
  • News Bits: Kill, SDCC, Marvel, Gambit, Jenny
    Kill Your FriendsStudioCanal have released the first photos from the black comedy "Kill Your Friends" based on John Niven's 1990s UK music industry-set novel. Nicholas Hoult stars in the film as a 27 year-old hotshot turns to murder to get ahead of…
    - 1 day ago2 Jul 15, 4:47pm -
  • Renner Talks "Rogue Nation" Filming Issues
    Paramount showed a lot of confidence in "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" when it moved the film up by five months, and that confidence seems to have paid off with early word from test screenings being that it is one of the best in the series.Ev…
    - 1 day ago2 Jul 15, 3:49pm -
  • New Photo From Marvel & Fox's "Deadpool"
    Ahead of Comic Con next weekend, 20th Century Fox has released a new still from its film adaptation of the Marvel comics hero "Deadpool" featuring Ryan Reynolds as the Merc with a Mouth.EW premiered the still and an accompanying article in which…
    - 1 day ago2 Jul 15, 3:44pm -
  • First "Doctor Who" S9 Photo Released
    BBC America have released the first official photo from the ninth season of "Doctor Who" with Peter Capaldi's current incarnation of the Time Lord standing outside of the TARDIS in a desolate landscape in the show's season premiere.Capaldi tells…
    - 1 day ago2 Jul 15, 2:56pm -
  • "Batman v Superman" First Official Stills
    With Comic Con coming next week which will include a major panel for Zack Snyder's "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," the first official stills from the project have arrived and showcase Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor in a wig, the first photo of Ga…
    - 1 day ago2 Jul 15, 11:59am -
  • "Hannibal" Cast Released From Contracts
    Ten days since NBC cancelled the series, the cast of "Hannibal" are no longer under contract with their options expiring last night and the show's production company Gaumont International Television choosing not to extend them.Stars Hugh Dancy and…
    - 1 day ago2 Jul 15, 11:27am -
  • Fulll Trailer For Netflix's "Wet Hot" Arrives
    There's been some teasers, but now Netflix has released the poster and full trailer for "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp," its limited series prequel to the cult 2003 comedy feature. All eight half-hour episodes premiere on the service on…
    - 1 day ago2 Jul 15, 11:20am -
  • Van Rooijen To Helm "The Birds" Remake
    Dutch filmmaker Diederik Van Rooijen has been hired to direct the remake of Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller "The Birds" for Platinum Dunes, Mandalay Pictures and Universal Pictures.The original film, based on the shorty story by Daphne du Mauri…
    - 1 day ago2 Jul 15, 11:10am -
  • U.S. Trailer: "Tom at the Farm"
    His first three films are on Netflix, his most recent work "Mommy" is out on disc and Digital HD, but young Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan's fourth and arguably most widely accessible film - his 2013 Hitchcock-style psychosexual thriller "Tom at the…
    - 1 day ago2 Jul 15, 10:08am -
  • TV News: Dead, Gomorrah, Lucifer, Vixen, Way
    The Walking DeadEW has posted the first photos from the upcoming sixth season of AMC's zombie drama "The Walking Dead" with Daryl, Glenn and Maggie being the focus of the photos. The first trailer is set to be unveiled next week at San Diego Comic C…
    - 1 day ago2 Jul 15, 10:07am -


  • newLatest Ant-Man Trailer Jumps Online
    ''We should call the Avengers...''The buzz around Marvel’s latest has certainly been taking on a more positive note of late and, as Ant-Man prepares to arrive in cinemas, the latest trailer has gone online. This is your chance to become the viewer…
    - 2 hours ago3 Jul 15, 3:07pm -
  • newPodcast 168: Hayley Atwell
    Agent Carter, at your service The charming and wonderful Hayley Atwell stops by the Empire Podcast booth for a lengthy chat about her Marvel TV series, Agent Carter, touching on mid-audition nausea and how she'd fight Empire if need be. Elsewhere, th…
    - 3 hours ago3 Jul 15, 2:36pm -
  • newExclusive New Deadpool Image
    Say hello to Negasonic Teenage WarheadDeadpool's Negasonic Teenage Warhead meet Empire readers. Empire readers meet Negasonic Teenage Warhead. You’re going to get along famously. To add to Ryan Reynolds’ tweet a few months back introducing Deadpo…
    - 6 hours ago3 Jul 15, 11:15am -
  • newBryan Singer Teases New X-Men: Days Of Future Past Rogue Cut Footage
    'This is not just an extended edition...'Pending its first public airing at Comic-Con next week, Bryan Singer has taken to the social medias with a brief, busy teaser for the new Rogue Cut of X-Men: Days Of Future Past. See how many new bits you can…
    - 9 hours ago3 Jul 15, 8:09am -
  • Mark Wahlberg Joins Mile 22
    Iko Uwais and Ronda Rousey already aboardWith Peter Berg already on board to produce the action thriller Mile 22, you might have wondered whether he’d reach out to Mark Wahlberg about a role. You’d be right to wonder, because Wahlberg is now lock…
    - 18 hours ago2 Jul 15, 11:07pm -
  • Simon Kinberg Talks Deadpool
    ''It’s graphic. Nothing is taboo...''Given the big platform that is next week’s San Diego Comic-Con, Fox will naturally be taking the chance to hype Deadpool, which has Ryan Reynolds finally getting a proper crack at the wise-cracking, violent ch…
    - 18 hours ago2 Jul 15, 11:07pm -
  • Hawk The Slayer To Return In A Sequel
    Terry Marcel prepping Hawk The HunterClearly it's a week for unexpected and belated sequels. A day after the news that Robin Hardy is prepping the final part of his Wicker Man trilogy, comes the revelation that Hawk The Slayer is also set to return,…
    - 18 hours ago2 Jul 15, 10:52pm -
  • New Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp Trailer Online
    Introducing Jon Hamm!With the show arriving at the end of the month on Netflix, Wet Hot American Summer prequel First Day Of Camp has brought a full trailer online. And – joy! – it’s a thing of comedy beauty.While the movie took place on the la…
    - 23 hours ago2 Jul 15, 6:44pm -
  • New Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Images
    Chinny reckoningAs the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con is now less than a week away, the studios are gearing up to show off what they have to offer in the worlds of science fiction, fantasy, romance, adventure and, of course, superheroics. With Marvel’s C…
    - 23 hours ago2 Jul 15, 6:44pm -
  • Stana Katic Ready For The Rendezvous
    Raza Jaffrey co-starring in the adventure filmUsually found tracking down criminals and romancing Nathan Fillion’s Richard Castle in TV’s Castle, Stana Katic has used her hiatus from the show to seek out a little adventure. She’s co-starring wi…
    - 23 hours ago2 Jul 15, 6:29pm -
  • Exclusive First Trailer For Spanish Thriller Marshland
    The acclaimed serial killer mystery gets a poster tooPromising to do for Andalusia what Blue Ruin, Cold In July and the first season of True Detective did for the southern US, Goya-winner Marshland has a rural noir flavour that’s already impressed…
    - 1 day ago2 Jul 15, 2:21pm -
  • The Edinburgh International Film Festival 2015: Highlights And Round-Up
    Inside Out and 45 Years take a bowThe sun has set on this year's Edinburgh International Film Festival, meaning that it's time for a spot of reflection. In general, there was a lot to like about the 2015 programme, which featured plenty of interestin…
    - 1 day ago2 Jul 15, 12:32pm -

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  • Wikileaks Creates Searchable Database For Sony Leaks
    From the press release: Today, 16 April 2015, WikiLeaks publishes an analysis and search system for The Sony Archives: 30,287 documents from Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) and 173,132 emails, to and from more than…
    - 78 days ago16 Apr 15, 6:16pm -
  • Why The VES Should Recognize Scott Ross For VES Fellow
    The other day I got an email from the VES asking members to suggest nominees for title of VES Fellow: The Visual Effects Society is asking for your suggestions for nominees for title of VES Fellow, which is a member who has maintained an outstanding…
    - 80 days ago14 Apr 15, 8:41pm -
  • Quebec Government Says Bon Voyage To Film Subsidies
    I haven’t posted much on this blog but some recent news caught my eye: Last week’s Godbout Commission report sent shivers up the spines of Quebec’s film and television production industry. The Quebec Taxation Review Committee, chaired by econom…
    - 23 Mar 15, 10:57pm -
  • Francis L. Camacho Memorial Fund
    VFX artist Francis L. Camacho recently passed away in Montreal. His family has created a memorial fund that you can donate to.–X00.facebook While I didn’…
    - 10 Feb 15, 9:30pm -
  • VFX Artists Pen Piece Claiming Industry Discriminates Against Women
    TechCrunch posted an article by VFX artists Sonya Teich and Raqi Syed entitled Visual Effects: The Gender Bias Behind The Screen. The authors present a case that the reason for the low participation rate of women in the visual effects industry and…
    - 4 Feb 15, 11:10am -
  • The Irony As DreamWorks Closes PDI & Sheds 500 Jobs
    In the same week that ADAPT announced an end to its legal effort, DreamWorks Animation announced the closure of PDI and the shedding of 500 jobs. Sad news and you could cut the irony with a knife. ADAPT’s legal effort to mitigate the use of subsidi…
    - 23 Jan 15, 4:47am -
  • ADAPT Legal Effort On Subsidies Ends
    For the past year, Scott Ross and I (Daniel Lay), as well as others that cannot be named, have been lobbying the Visual Effects industry along with others to support the formation of ADAPT, a trade organization as well as a legal case that would pena…
    - 19 Jan 15, 8:48pm -
  • Keep Digging
    I was contacted by some in the media. The reporter admitted they lack the technical abilities which many of you VFX pros have to actually find out what’s out there in the Sony hack. This made me realize something: VFX pros are the only ones in the…
    - 6 Dec 14, 8:24pm -
  • Sony Hack Reveals Croner VFX Animation & Games Industry Wages
    Yesterday 25GB of data in the sony hack was made available for download. The data unfortunately contains extremely sensitive and personal information. If you worked at Sony it’s pretty safe to say your private information including your ssn have b…
    - 4 Dec 14, 6:08am -
  • Sony Hack May Reveal Sensitive Imageworks VFX Info
    Just arrived back to the US after a trip to Australia and as many of you know, there was quite a big story concerning a data security breach at Sony Pictures. A text file was released containing a huge list of names of file the hackers claimed to…
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