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  • TOTAL WAR: THREE KINGDOMS
    Have a look at this beautiful cinematic created by Platige Image for TOTAL WAR – THREE KINGDOMS: WANT TO KNOW MORE? Platige Image: Dedicated page about TOTAL WAR – THREE KINGDOMS on Platige Image website. CREDITS Client: Creative Assembly Executi…
    - 2 days ago19 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
  • THE LEISURE SEEKER: VFX Breakdown by EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
    Italian studio EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani presents their VFX work on THE LEISURE SEEKER: WANT TO KNOW MORE? EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani: Dedicated page about THE LEISURE SEEKER on EDI website. © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2018The post…
    - 2 days ago19 Jan 18, 11:00am -
  • TOMB RAIDER
    Brand new trailer for TOMB RAIDER: The VFX are made by: Rising Sun Pictures Scanline VFX (VFX Supervisor: Nick Crew) Soho VFX Director: Roar Uthaug Release Date: 16 March 2018 (USA) © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2018The post TOMB RAIDER app…
    - 3 days ago18 Jan 18, 9:00pm -
  • JUMANJI – WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE: Glenn Melenhorst – VFX Supervisor – Iloura
    In 2016, Glenn Melenhorst explained the Iloura's work on the 6th season of GAME OF THRONES. He then worked on the 7th season and on OUTCAST and JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2.The post JUMANJI – WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE: Glenn Melenhorst – VFX Supervisor –…
    - 3 days ago18 Jan 18, 5:00pm -
  • THE ORVILLE – Season 1: VFX Breakdown by Eight VFX
    Eight VFX presents their work on the Season 1 of THE ORVILLE: WANT TO KNOW MORE? Eight VFX: Dedicated page about THE ORVILLE on Eight VFX website. © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2018The post THE ORVILLE – Season 1: VFX Breakdown by Eight V…
    - 3 days ago18 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • PSYCHOKINESIS (YEOM-LYEOK)
    Here is the teaser for PSYCHOKINESIS (YEOM-LYEOK), the new movie by Sang-ho Yeon (A TRAIN TO BUSAN): The VFX are made by: Digital Idea Director: Sang-ho Yeon Release Date: January 2018 (South Korea) © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2018The pos…
    - 4 days ago17 Jan 18, 9:00pm -
  • BLADE RUNNER 2049: Making of by BUF
    Excellent making of by BUF about their work on BLADE RUNNER 2049: WANT TO KNOW MORE? BUF: Dedicated page about BLADE RUNNER 2049 on BUF website. Olivier Cauwet & Jeremy Robert: Here is my interview of Olivier Cauwet & Jeremy Robert, VFX Supervisors a…
    - 4 days ago17 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
  • 16th Annual VES Awards: The Nominations
    The nominations for the 16th Annual VES Awards have just been announced! OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS IN A PHOTOREAL FEATURE Blade Runner 2049 John Nelson Karen Murphy Mundell Paul Lambert Richard Hoover Gerd Nefzer Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Chris…
    - 5 days ago16 Jan 18, 4:30pm -
  • STRANGER THINGS – Season 2: VFX reel by Atomic Fiction
    Atomic Fiction presents their work on the season 2 of STRANGER THINGS: © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2018The post STRANGER THINGS – Season 2: VFX reel by Atomic Fiction appeared first on The Art of VFX.
    - 5 days ago16 Jan 18, 11:00am -
  • DARKEST HOUR: Stephane Nazé – VFX Supervisor – Framestore
    Stephane Nazé has been working in visual effects for more than 20 years. He worked at BUF and Method Studios before joining Framestore in 2014. As VFX Supervisor at Framestore, he took care of the effects of PAN, NOW YOU SEE ME 2 and FANTASTIC BEAST…
    - 6 days ago15 Jan 18, 4:00pm -

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  • newBehind the scenes of BBC’s Christmas stop-motion film
    Head over to Blinkink’s website which was behind the production of BBC One’s Christmas animation film, The Supporting Act, for some neat making of footage showing…Continue ReadingBehind the scenes of BBC’s Christmas stop-motion film
    - 9 hours ago21 Jan 18, 5:05am -
  • The things you find when you’re doing retro vfx research…
    Love these old ads for Rising Sun Pictures and Animal Logic (from a publication called Cinema Papers, June 1999.)
    - 2 days ago20 Jan 18, 1:47am -
  • Thanks to ftrack for sponsoring vfxblog
    My thanks to ftrack for its continued sponsorship of vfxblog.com. As regular vfxblog readers would already know, this site is a repository of links to…Continue ReadingThanks to ftrack for sponsoring vfxblog
    - 2 days ago19 Jan 18, 8:18am -
  • Guillermo del Toro on the language of visual effects
    If you haven’t seen Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water yet, I heartily recommend you do. It’s simply a great story, which I won’t…Continue ReadingGuillermo del Toro on the language of visual effects
    - 3 days ago18 Jan 18, 10:53pm -
  • How Snoke evolved in The Last Jedi
    For Cartoon Brew, I sat down with ILM London to discuss Snoke, and how a bunch of changes were made during and after shooting to…Continue ReadingHow Snoke evolved in The Last Jedi
    - 3 days ago18 Jan 18, 10:04pm -
  • Making memories with BUF
    When Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 came out, I remember thinking one of the coolest scenes was Dr. Ana Stelline (Carla Juri) designing replicant memories…Continue ReadingMaking memories with BUF
    - 4 days ago17 Jan 18, 10:00pm -
  • Woh, a VFX event on Last Jedi, Apes, Blade Runner, Paddington 2, Star Trek and Neill Blomkamp shorts
    Check out that list again in the heading – those are some of the biggest visual effects  projects around, and they’re all going to be…Continue ReadingWoh, a VFX event on Last Jedi, Apes, Blade Runner, Paddington 2, Star Trek and Neill Blomkamp…
    - 6 days ago15 Jan 18, 8:44pm -
  • Character and performance in Paddington 2
    In this new article for Cartoon Brew, I go through with Framestore animation supervisor Pablo Grillo how the studio crafted Paddington.
    - 10 days ago11 Jan 18, 9:41pm -
  • Old-school Star Wars and the path of innovation
    For VFX Voice magazine, I looked back at some of the big ticket innovations ILM introduced with each Star Wars film. Loved the history here.
    - 11 days ago10 Jan 18, 8:21pm -
  • VFX Voice on The Last Jedi
    What a thrill to chat to ILM vfx supe Ben Morris about The Last Jedi (we did this a few months before the film was…Continue ReadingVFX Voice on The Last Jedi
    - 13 days ago8 Jan 18, 6:54pm -

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  • Jordan Peele Retires From Acting
    Comedian Jordan Peele has announced he’s giving up acting to turn his focus entirely on directing. Peele and his comedy partner Keegan Michael-Key had years of success on the small screen with their hit series “Key and Peele” and made one featu…
    - 14 hours ago21 Jan 18, 12:38am -
  • Amazon May Dump Woody Allen’s Next
    Having been his biggest supporter in recent years, Amazon may be getting out of the Woody Allen business with Vulture reporting that the release of his 2018 film “A Rainy Day in New York” is going to be negatively affected if not cancelled by the…
    - 14 hours ago21 Jan 18, 12:33am -
  • The “ROM” & “M.A.S.K.” Films Are Dead?
    Two years ago Paramount announced plans for a joint cinematic universe featuring multiple franchises based on Hasbro Toys including “G.I. Joe,” “M.A.S.K.,” “Visionairies,” “ROM: Spaceknight” and “Micronauts”. At the time a high pr…
    - 14 hours ago21 Jan 18, 12:30am -
  • First Trailer: “Assassination Nation”
    “Another Happy Day” director Sam Levinson returns to Sundance this year with his second feature “Assassination Nation” which documents how one small town lost its mind when a provocateur starts posting details from the private digital lives o…
    - 14 hours ago21 Jan 18, 12:28am -
  • Marc Munden To Direct “The Secret Garden”
    Marc Munden (TV’s “National Treasure,” “Utopia”) has been set to direct a new film adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s 1911 children’s novel “The Secret Garden” for Heyday Films and Studiocanal. The story follows Mary Lennox, a…
    - 14 hours ago21 Jan 18, 12:26am -
  • Weinstein Pulls Three Films From Their Slate
    The struggling The Weinstein Company has reportedly pulled three of its upcoming theatrical releases – “The War With Grandpa,” “The Upside” and “Mary Magdalene” – from their release schedule says Deadline. ‘Grandpa,’ starring Robe…
    - 21 hours ago20 Jan 18, 5:10pm -
  • Third “Cloverfield” Reveal Is Almost Here
    In very early 2016, just days before the release of the trailer and title announcement for “10 Cloverfield Lane,” the website tagruato.jp was updated with a message teasing said arrival. That site was key to the famed viral marketing campaign tha…
    - 21 hours ago20 Jan 18, 4:59pm -
  • Kid Flash Confirmed For CW’s “Legends”
    Australian actor Keiynan Lonsdale is bringing his Kid Flash character to “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” as a regular, filling a hole left by the departure of cast members Victor Garber and Franz Drameh as the two halves of Firestorm. The series has…
    - 21 hours ago20 Jan 18, 4:56pm -
  • MoviePass & 30WEST Raise Distribution Stakes
    MoviePass, the surging movie ticket subscription service, has announced the launch of its subsidiary MoviePass Ventures which plans to co-acquire films alongside film distributors with the aim of releasing them theatrically and digitally. MoviePass i…
    - 21 hours ago20 Jan 18, 4:54pm -
  • Spielberg Has “Indiana Jones 5” & “West” Next
    With “The Post” on the awards circuit and “Ready Player One” wrapping up production, filmmaker Steven Spielberg is turning his attention towards his ‘To Do’ list to look at potential next directorial efforts. Deadline reports that both a…
    - 2 days ago20 Jan 18, 1:33am -
  • Paul Bettany Is Philip In “The Crown”?
    The casting for the next two seasons of Netflix’s “The Crown” continues to only upgrade the show’s already high standard with a new report today indicating Paul Bettany is in negotiations to take over from Matt Smith as Prince Philip. The ser…
    - 2 days ago20 Jan 18, 1:24am -
  • U.S. Trailer: “Sweet Country”
    Not just the best western but arguably one of the best films to come out of Australia since “The Proposition” and “Mystery Road,” Warwick Thornton’s “Sweet Country” blends classic western and slave drama tropes with a dash of courtroom…
    - 2 days ago20 Jan 18, 12:16am -

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  • VFX pro to testify for trade action on VFX subsidies in NAFTA renegotiations
    Update: You can donate to Eric here: https://www.gofundme.com/s5hw7-send-eric-to-dc Huge thanks to all of you who helped contribute to comments on NAFTA renegotiations. VFX professional Eric Rosenthal left a comment in the previous post that he might…
    - 28 Jun 17, 8:15am -
  • The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) seeks comments on digital trade issues and potential remedies for NAFTA negotiations
    Statement from Daniel Lay, Co-Founder of the Association of Digital Artists, Professionals, and Technicians In 2013 Daniel Lay, the writer behind the industry blog VFX Soldier started ADAPT to help fund and direct a trade effort to curtail the use of…
    - 3 Jun 17, 2:34am -
  • Soldier On Ron Thornton
    Hollywood Reporter: Ron Thornton, an Emmy-winning visual effects designer, supervisor and producer who worked on such shows as Babylon 5 and Star Trek: Voyager, has died. He was 59. Variety: Thornton is best known for bringing computer-generated imag…
    - 23 Nov 16, 7:29pm -
  • Guest Post: My Experience as a Female Artist in the VFX Industry
    Today is my last day in the visual effects industry. It’s an industry that I’ve spent nine years of my life completely dedicated to, so it’s a bitter sweet kind of day. My love for animation and film began at 4 years old, when I saw the Lion Ki…
    - 12 Oct 16, 6:08pm -
  • Veteran VFX Supe Ron Thornton Hospitalized
    I came across a post on Facebook by one of Ron Thornton’s friends that the veteran VFX supervisor has been hospitalized. While I don’t have all the information a gofundme page has been set up to help pay for medical expenses. If you can please he…
    - 16 Sep 16, 4:42am -
  • Will #Brexit Lead To A #VFXit?
    Tonight a majority UK voters chose to leave the European Union which as of this writing is leading to a meltdown in financial markets and wild drops in foreign currencies agains the US dollar. There’s been a bit of chatter amongst many in VFX as to…
    - 24 Jun 16, 6:43am -
  • Comcast Acquires DreamWorks Animation
    Are people still reading this thing? Well, It’s been a year since I’ve posted on this blog and after the end of the ADAPT effort I took a long hiatus. As disappointed as I was, the post-VFX life has been great. New opportunities, I got a home, a…
    - 2 May 16, 5:43am -
  • Wikileaks Creates Searchable Database For Sony Leaks
    From the press release: https://wikileaks.org/sony/press/ 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…
    - 16 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…
    - 14 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 -