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  • KINGSMAN – THE GOLDEN CIRCLE: Angus Bickerton – Overall VFX Supervisor
    Angus Bickerton is working in visual effects for over 30 years, including about 20 years as a VFX supervisor. He has worked on LOST IN SPACE, BAND OF BROTHERS, THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY, TOTAL RECALL and THE MONUMENTS MEN.The post KINGSMA…
    - 15 hours ago19 Oct 17, 4:00pm -
  • ASSASSIN’S CREED ORIGINS “I am”: Live action trailer
    Really cool live action trailer for ASSASSIN’S CREED ORIGINS with the VFX made by The Mill: WANT TO KNOW MORE? The Mill: Dedicated page about ASSASSIN’S CREED ORIGINS “I am” on The Mill website. © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2017The…
    - 18 hours ago19 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • MY COUSIN RACHEL: VFX Breakdown by Union VFX
    Have a look at the invisible work of Union VFX for MY COUSIN RACHEL: WANT TO KNOW MORE? Union VFX: Dedicated page about MY COUSIN RACHEL on Union VFX website. © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2017The post MY COUSIN RACHEL: VFX Breakdown by Uni…
    - 21 hours ago19 Oct 17, 10:00am -
    Here is a featurette for BRIGHT: The VFX are made by: Iloura (VFX Supervisor: Jason Billington) Mammal Studios (VFX Supervisor: Gregory D. Liegey) Ollin VFX Pixel Playground (VFX Supervisor: Don Lee) Director: David Ayer Release Date: 22 December 201…
    - 2 days ago18 Oct 17, 7:00pm -
  • Heineken “The Wall”: VFX Breakdown by MPC
    Don’t miss this VFX breakdown by MPC about their really cool work on this Heineken commercial (click on the picture below to watch it): Heineken “The Wall” – commercial WANT TO KNOW MORE? MPC: Dedicated page about Heineken “The Wall” on M…
    - 2 days ago18 Oct 17, 2:46pm -
  • ONCE UPON A TIME: VFX reel by Dexter Studios

    - 2 days ago18 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • Mercedes-Benz “King of the City Jungle”
    Check out the work of Framestore in this Mercedes-Benz commercial: © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2017The post Mercedes-Benz “King of the City Jungle” appeared first on The Art of VFX.
    - 2 days ago18 Oct 17, 9:30am -
  • IT: Kendrick Wallace – Production VFX Producer
    In more than 20 years, Kendrick Wallace has produced the effects of many projects such as MAX PAYNE, THE A-TEAM, ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER or INTO THE WOODS. He talks to us today about his work on IT.The post IT: Kendrick Wallace – Productio…
    - 3 days ago17 Oct 17, 4:00pm -
    Here is the first teaser for GODLESS: The VFX are made by: Mr. X (VFX Supervisor: Chris MacLean) Director: Scott Frank Release Date: November 22, 2017 (Netflix) © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2017The post GODLESS appeared first on The Art of…
    - 3 days ago17 Oct 17, 1:30pm -
  • THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS: VFX Breakdown by Pixomondo
    Pixomondo presents their work on THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS in this short VFX Breakdown: Une publication partagée par PIXOMONDO (@pixomondo) le 16 Oct. 2017 à 20h16 PDT © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2017The post THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS: VFX…
    - 3 days ago17 Oct 17, 10:00am -



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  • new“Blade Runner 2049” FX Spoiler Explained
    A new feature in Entertainment Weekly has gone into a pivotal and top secret VFX heavy sequence within Denis Villeneuve’s “Blade Runner 2049,” a moment that calls back to the original in a fairly jaw dropping way. SPOILERS AHEAD The two-minute…
    - 10 hours ago19 Oct 17, 9:25pm -
  • newButler: “Angel Has Fallen” Is Our “Logan”
    Following “Olympus Has Fallen” and “London Has Fallen,” a third film in the R-rated Gerard Butler-led franchise is in the works titled “Angel Has Fallen”. Seemingly aware that it’s hard to go much bigger than tearing up a city, Butler s…
    - 10 hours ago19 Oct 17, 9:22pm -
  • “Star Wars: Episode IX” Wraps All Nine Films?
    Having kicked off the third ‘trilogy’ of the “Star Wars” universe, filmmaker J.J. Abrams is returning to close it out with “Star Wars: Episode IX”. In a new interview with the BBC, he reveals that the plan for the new film will be to take…
    - 12 hours ago19 Oct 17, 6:50pm -
  • Evans, Gad, Ridley Set For Superhero Comedy
    “Beauty and the Beast” scene stealers Luke Evans and Josh Gad are teaming with “Star Wars” star Daisy Ridley for a new and currently untitled comedy. The trio are attached to a hot new script pitch from scribes Aaron & Jordan Kandell (“Moan…
    - 12 hours ago19 Oct 17, 6:45pm -
  • “Get Out,” “Florida,” “Call” Top Gotham Noms
    The 2017 Gotham Awards nominations were announced this morning, the first of the awards race for the year to be revealed, and “Get Out” came on top with four nominations followed by “Call Me By Your Name” and “The Florida Project” with th…
    - 12 hours ago19 Oct 17, 6:44pm -
  • “Pacific Rim: Aftermath” Comic Announced
    Legendary Comics has announced “Pacific Rim: Aftermath,” a six-part comic book prologue to next year’s film sequel “Pacific Rim: Uprising”. The comic offers a closer look at Jake Pentecost, John Boyega’s character from the movie and the s…
    - 12 hours ago19 Oct 17, 6:42pm -
  • Trailer: Carrey Is Kaufman In “Jim & Andy”
    Netflix has premiered the first trailer for their new documentary “Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond” which takes a closer look at Jim Carrey’s four month stint portraying famed and complicated comedian Andy Kaufman for the 1999 biopic “Man on the…
    - 12 hours ago19 Oct 17, 6:41pm -
  • Teaser Trailer: Margot Robbie In “I, Tonya”
    Ahead of the Winter Olympics early next year, the marketing campaign for Craig Gillespie’s true story dark comedy “I, Tonya” has begun with the first teaser trailer released today. Screening on the Fall film festival circuit to rave reviews, th…
    - 16 hours ago19 Oct 17, 3:16pm -
  • Netflix’s “Punisher” Unveils Date & New Trailer
    Netflix has announced a November 17th premiere date for “Marvel’s The Punisher” series, the upcoming Jon Bernthal-led take on the story of combat veteran turned violent vigilante Frank Castle. Additionally a second full length trailer for the s…
    - 16 hours ago19 Oct 17, 3:07pm -
  • Full Trailer: Amazon’s “Jean-Claude Van Johnson” S1
    Amazon Prime has unveiled the full-length trailer for the first season of its comedy spy series “Jean-Claude Van Johnson”. Jean-Claude Van Damme stars as himself, a global martial arts and former film sensation whose no longer the big deal he onc…
    - 16 hours ago19 Oct 17, 3:07pm -
  • First Trailer: Hemsworth, Shannon In “12 Strong”
    The first trailer has been released for “12 Strong,” the upcoming film adaptation Doug Stanton’s 2009 best-selling historical account “Horse Soldiers”. Looking akin to “American Sniper” and “13 Hours,” the story stars Chris Hemswort…
    - 16 hours ago19 Oct 17, 2:44pm -
  • “Star Wars: Battlefront II” Single Player Trailer
    EA Games is currently on the receiving end of a bunch of criticism this week which began with their cancellation of a single-player linear narrative AAA “Star Wars” game from the creator of the “Uncharted” franchise. Things only got worse whe…
    - 16 hours ago19 Oct 17, 2:44pm -

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  • VFX pro to testify for trade action on VFX subsidies in NAFTA renegotiations
    Update: You can donate to Eric here: 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: 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 -