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  • newPROJECT ALMANAC: Making of by Method Studios
    Method Studios have published a dedicated page about their work on PROJECT ALMANAC (click on the picture below to watch it): © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2015
    - 11 mins ago31 Jan 15, 5:26pm -
  • newTED 2
    TED is back in TED 2 and his challenge: a baby! The VFX are made by: Tippett Studio Iloura (VFX Supervisor : Glen Melenhorst) The Production VFX Supervisor is Blair Clark. Director: Seth MacFarlane Release Date: 26 June 2015 (USA) © Vincent Frei –…
    - 7 hours ago31 Jan 15, 11:00am -
  • AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON
    Cool TV spot of AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON with more VFX shots of Hulkbuster against Hulk: The VFX are made by: Industrial Light & Magic (VFX Supervisor : Ben Snow) Trixter (VFX Supervisor : Alessandro Cioffi) Double Negative (VFX Supervisor : Ken McGau…
    - 24 hours ago30 Jan 15, 6:00pm -
  • UNBROKEN: Philippe Theroux – VFX Supervisor – Hybride
    Philippe Theroux started his career in the visual effects at Hybride in 1997. He has worked on all major projects of the studio such as SIN CITY, 300, THE HUNGER GAMES or AVATAR.
    - 1 day ago30 Jan 15, 3:00pm -
  • ASSASSIN’S CREED UNITY: DEAD KINGS
    Impressive CG cinematic made by Digic Pictures for ASSASSIN’S CREED UNITY – DEAD KINGS: © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2015
    - 1 day ago30 Jan 15, 2:00pm -
  • GAME OF THRONES Season 4: Making Of by Pixomondo
    Did you like Dragons? Then be sure to watch this excellent making of by Pixomondo about their work on the fourth season of GAME OF THRONES: © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2015
    - 1 day ago30 Jan 15, 10:00am -
  • TERMINATOR: GENISYS
    Lots of new VFX shots in this Big Game TV sport for TERMINATOR: GENISYS: The VFX are made by: Double Negative (VFX Supervisor : Pete Bebb) MPC (VFX Supervisors : Sheldon Stopsack & Gary Brozenich) The Production VFX Supervisor is Viet Luu . Director:…
    - 2 days ago29 Jan 15, 5:00pm -
  • RUROUNI KENSHIN 2: KYOTO INFERNO (Rurôni Kenshin: Kyôto Taika-hen)
    Excellent new trailer full of action for RUROUNI KENSHIN 2 – KYOTO INFERNO (Rurôni Kenshin: Kyôto Taika-hen): The VFX are made by: Omnibus Japan (VFX Supervisor : Kazuyori Kosaka) Director: Keishi Ohtomo Release Date: 28 November 2014 (UK) Thanks…
    - 2 days ago29 Jan 15, 11:00am -
  • MARCO POLO: VFX Breakdown by Spin VFX
    Spin VFX have released a dedicated page about their work on the Netflix TV serie MARCO POLO with before & after pictures and video: © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2015
    - 2 days ago29 Jan 15, 8:00am -
  • MINIONS
    The MINIONS are ready for the Superbowl in this funny TV spot: Animation by: Illumination Directors: Kyle Balda & Pierre Coffin Release Date: 10 July 2015 (USA) © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2015
    - 2 days ago29 Jan 15, 7:00am -

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  • HBO Unveils "Game of Thrones" S5 Photos
    To join the release of the first official trailer for the fifth season of "Game of Thrones", HBO has also released nineteen high quality stills of the various key characters - both old and new - that play a big part in upcoming events. Check out the…
    - 16 hours ago31 Jan 15, 1:09am -
  • First "Game of Thrones" S5 Trailer
    With the release of the first trailer for the fifth season of "Game of Thrones" on IMAX screens this week, it comes as no real shock that numerous bootleg camcorded versions made their way online shortly after the first screenings.HBO has done the…
    - 17 hours ago31 Jan 15, 12:52am -
  • Trailer: 5 to 7
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  • Trailer: Timbuktu
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    - 1 day ago30 Jan 15, 5:30pm -
  • Trailer: Hot Tub Time Machine 2
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    - 1 day ago30 Jan 15, 5:30pm -
  • Trailer: Minions
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    - 1 day ago30 Jan 15, 5:28pm -
  • Trailer: Madame Bovary
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  • Trailer: Ted 2
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  • Trailer: The Divergent Series: Insurgent
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  • Trailer: Terminator Genisys
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    - 1 day ago30 Jan 15, 5:23pm -
  • News Bits: Drax, Kingsman, Blink, Pulse, Chaos
    The 9th Life of Louis DraxThe first photo is out of Jamie Dornan in the thriller "The 9th Life Of Louis Drax". The story follows a boy in a coma (Aiden Longworth) and Dornan plays a neurologist who fights to awaken him from his comatose state. The…
    - 1 day ago30 Jan 15, 3:03pm -
  • Disney Chief Confirms "Star Wars" Plans
    Up until now, the only two release dates confirmed for new "Star Wars" films have been J.J. Abrams' "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" on December 18th this year along with Gareth Edwards' spin-off film on December 16th next year.Talking with Disney sh…
    - 1 day ago30 Jan 15, 2:06pm -

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  • Ted 2 Trailer Slides Online
    Can Ted prove he's a person?The teaser poster effectively foretold this event and the day has arrived at last: the first trailer for Seth MacFarlane’s Ted 2 is upon us. Prepare to look upon jokes about semen, legal briefs, Samuel L. Jackson and mor…
    - 1 day ago30 Jan 15, 1:12pm -
  • Insurgent Super Bowl Ad Launches
    Tris is The OneIf you saw the latest poster for The Divergent Series: Insurgent that arrived online yesterday (if not, it’s sitting lower down the page), you might have been forgiven for thinking that director Robert Schwentke and his team were goi…
    - 1 day ago30 Jan 15, 1:12pm -
  • Jay Roach Rounds Up Mad Dogs
    He'll direct the action comedyIn recent years, Meet The Parents director Jay Roach has turned his attention more towards political subjects as with HBO TV movies Recount and Game Change and the Will Ferrell/Zach Galifianakis comedy The Campaign. Whi…
    - 1 day ago30 Jan 15, 1:12pm -
  • Noam Murro Says Blink

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  • Rachael Taylor Join's Marvel's A.K.A. Jessica Jones
    She'll play Trish WalkerThe rate of casting announcements for the second of the Marvel/Netflix series, A.K.A. Jessica Jones, is increasing. With David Tennant now set as the villainous Purple Man, the forces of good got a boost with word that Rachae…
    - 1 day ago30 Jan 15, 1:12pm -
  • Terminator Genisys Super Bowl Spot Online
    Watch out for back-flipping buses...This weekend sees the biggest event in the American Football sporting calendar: the Super Bowl. And with it comes a raft of expensive adverts for all sorts of things, including some of the big movies hitting cinema…
    - 1 day ago30 Jan 15, 1:12pm -
  • Meet The New Jurassic World Dino
    Indominus Rex, what big teeth you have...Kept almost totally off screen in the trailers so far, Jurassic World’s big addition – and we do mean big –  to the dino family has now been revealed. Well, sort of. Some new imagery on the official…
    - 1 day ago30 Jan 15, 1:12pm -
  • Karl Urban Joins Pete's Dragon Remake
    He's replacing Michael C. HallIt would appear that Michael C. Hall is allergic to dragons. Actually, there isn’t a given reason why he’s decided to leave the new Pete’s Dragon film, but it means good news for Karl Urban fans as the Star Trek ac…
    - 1 day ago30 Jan 15, 1:12pm -
  • First Look At The Enfield Haunting
    Who you gonna Spall?Amityville, the Black Hills of Maryland, Eden Lake… Enfield? Okay, the sleepy north London suburb isn’t as synonymous with horror as those other locales, but residents might beg to differ. The Enfield Haunting, a Sky Living dr…
    - 1 day ago30 Jan 15, 12:26pm -
  • New Avengers: Age Of Ultron TV Spot
    'You've meddled with something you don't understand...'It might not be receiving the Super Bowl TV spot treatment, but Marvel has made sure we’re all still anticipating Avengers: Age Of Ultron with a new ad. Cue the heroes squabbling and the roboti…
    - 1 day ago30 Jan 15, 12:26pm -
  • John Wick Duo Wanted To Direct Cowboy Ninja Viking
    David Leitch and Chad Stahelski may corral Chris PrattThey’ve made a huge impact Stateside with their directorial debut, Keanu Reeves vengeance thriller John Wick, and now studios are courting David Leitch and Chad Stahelski. Universal has them in…
    - 2 days ago30 Jan 15, 1:05am -
  • Podcast 146: Alex Garland, Paul Thomas Anderson
    It's a kind of magic... It's a directorial double-header this week, with Ex Machina's Alex Garland and Inherent Vice's Paul Thomas Anderson on the show to talk about their respective movies and a hell of a lot more (think, um, baths). Also, a franchi…
    - 2 days ago29 Jan 15, 5:20pm -

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  • 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…
    - 9 days ago23 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…
    - 12 days ago19 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…
    - 56 days ago6 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…
    - 58 days ago4 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…
    - 60 days ago3 Dec 14, 3:13am -
  • Variety’s MPC Puff Piece Reveals VFX Industry Woes; Few Solutions
    Technicolor, owner of London VFX house MPC, is celebrating it’s 100th anniversary. Variety has come out with a series of puff pieces to showcase the company and one piece was on how MPC values it’s artists: Moving Picture Co. Finds Valuing Artist…
    - 86 days ago6 Nov 14, 10:39pm -
  • Where Are The Women In VFX?
    Marvel’s Vice President of Post Production Victoria Alonso was a speaker at this week’s VES Summit where she asked “where are the girls?” and called for more women to work in VFX. In Variety’s report, she spoke about how lowering the gende…
    - 22 Oct 14, 7:32am -
  • VFX Artist Michael Scott Seriously Injured
    VFX Artist Michael Scott has been very vocal about VFX issues on twitter. Michael was seriously injured after he was hit by a car: During a break from work, Michael Scott was walking to get dinner when a car jumped the curb and pinned him to a concre…
    - 1 Oct 14, 5:59pm -
  • Deluxe Entertainment “Currently Vulnerable To Default”
    If you work at Stereo D, Method Studios, Encore Hollywood, or Iloura (list updated per comments below) you may have been aware about some recent news concerning parent company Deluxe Entertainment’s credit rating being downgraded by Standard & Poor…
    - 10 Sep 14, 8:05am -
  • LA Siggraph Panel: State Of The VFX Industry
    This sunday I’ll be at the VFX BBQ by the VFX Progress Group. Later in the week on Tuesday I’ll be at OTIS college to attend a LA Siggraph panel on the state of the VFX Industry: When: Tuesday September 9th 2014 7:30-10pm Location: Otis College…
    - 3 Sep 14, 9:38pm -