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  • CHILD 44
    Cool trailer with a great cast for CHILD 44: The VFX are made by: Image Engine (VFX Supervisor : Chris Harvey) Director: Daniel Espinosa Release Date: 17 April 2015 (USA) © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2015
    - 16 hours ago28 Jan 15, 2:00pm -
  • HISZPANKA: Making of by Platige Image
    Excellent making of by Platige Image about their work on HISZPANKA, one of the biggest VFX movie in Poland (click on the picture below to watch it): CREDITS PLATIGE IMAGE Film Coproducers: Jaroslaw Sawko, Piotr Sikora Visual Effects Supervisor: Jakub…
    - 20 hours ago28 Jan 15, 10:00am -
    THE CURSE OF THE SAD MUMMY is a beautiful CG animation for LEAGUE OF LEGENDS Music directed by Shy the Sun: © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2015
    - 21 hours ago28 Jan 15, 9:00am -
  • BLACK SAILS Season 2
    After a beautiful title for the 1st season of BLACK SAILS, Imaginary Forces have created this new one for the second season: CREDITS Designed & Produced by: Imaginary Forces (IF) Inspired By: Kris Kuksi Creative Director: Alan Williams Executive Prod…
    - 2 days ago27 Jan 15, 5:00pm -
  • UNBROKEN: Bill George – VFX Supervisor – ILM
    In 2013, Bill George had explained to us the work of ILM on G.I. JOE: RETALIATION. He talks to us today about its collaboration with Angelina Jolie for UNBROKEN.
    - 2 days ago27 Jan 15, 2:00pm -
    Nice and dark trailer for the reboot of THE FANTASTIC FOUR: The VFX are made by: MPC (VFX Supervisor : Peter Nofz) Weta Digital (VFX Supervisor : Guy Williams) The Production VFX Supervisor is Kevin Mack. Director: Josh Trank Release Date: 7 August 2…
    - 2 days ago27 Jan 15, 11:00am -
  • THE CREW Launch trailer: Making of
    Excellent making of by Unit Image about their beautiful work on the launch trailer of THE CREW: THE CREW Launch trailer © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2015
    - 2 days ago27 Jan 15, 10:00am -
  • EX MACHINA: UI and Schematics
    Territory Studio have released a video and many pictures about their UI and Schematics work on EX MACHINA: Here is a selection of their work: Click here to see the dedicated page about EX MACHINA on Territory Studio website. CREDITS Production Credit…
    - 2 days ago27 Jan 15, 8:00am -
  • RealtimeUK Showreel 2015
    Realtime UK have released a nice showreel of their latest CG work: © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2015
    - 3 days ago26 Jan 15, 5:00pm -
  • AMAZON KINDLE VOYAGE: Making of by Mirada Studios
    Here is a nice making of by Mirada Studios about their work on this commercial for AMAZON KINDLE VOYAGE: © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2015
    - 3 days ago26 Jan 15, 11:00am -



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  • newFinal Poster: "The Divergent Series: Insurgent"
    Summit Entertainment has released the final theatrical poster for the upcoming "The Divergent Series: Insurgent," the second instalment in their young adult sci-fi action thriller franchise. The film will also score a pre-game trailer with a sneak p…
    - 7 hours ago28 Jan 15, 11:08pm -
  • newChristine Taylor Set For "Zoolander 2"
    Christine Taylor has confirmed that she is reprising her role as journalist Matilda Jeffries from the 2001 comedy "Zoolander'" in that film's upcoming sequel.Taylor tells EW: "I can tell you that I'm involved, but that's all I can say. I can tell y…
    - 7 hours ago28 Jan 15, 11:03pm -
  • new"Fringe," "Extant" Stars Join "Stephanie"
    Frank Grillo was just announced as the male lead, and now actresses Anna Torv ("Fringe") and Shree Crooks ("Extant") are set to join him in Akiva Goldsman‘s horror-thriller "Stephanie" at Universal Pictures, Blumhouse and Chapter One.Ben Collins…
    - 8 hours ago28 Jan 15, 10:39pm -
  • newSuperbowl Ads: "Minions," "Hot Tub"
    Super Bowl XLIX takes place this weekend, and the studios have begun releasing their commercials which are scheduled to air during the big game. First off the rack is Universal who has posted their 30-second, Big Game-themed TV spot for their "Despi…
    - 9 hours ago28 Jan 15, 9:45pm -
  • newMatthew McConaughey Is "Born to Run"
    Matthew McConaughey has become attached to star in a film adaptation of Christopher McDougall's 2009 novel "Born to Run" at Di Bonaventura Pictures, Outlaw Productions and LD Entertainment. The story centers on an award-winning journalist who teams…
    - 9 hours ago28 Jan 15, 9:38pm -
  • newBrad Pitt To Re-Team With Jolie On "Africa"
    Brad Pitt is in talks to star in his wife Angelina Jolie's next directorial effort "Africa" at Skydance Productions. The pair just worked together on "By the Sea," Jolie's third film as director following "In the Land of Blood and Honey" and last y…
    - 9 hours ago28 Jan 15, 9:35pm -
  • newSuicide Squad To Return To "Arrow"
    The small screen Suicide Squad is set to return to The CW's "Arrow" with word today that the current season's seventeenth episode "Suicidal Tendencies" will sport a slightly different incarnation of the group.Amanda Waller (Cynthia Addai-Robinson)…
    - 9 hours ago28 Jan 15, 9:33pm -
  • newSpacey Becomes A Cat In "Nine Lives"
    Kevin Spacey has signed on to star in Barry Sonnenfeld's "Nine Lives" at EuropaCorp and Relativity Media.Daniel Antoniazzi and Ben Shiffrin wrote the screenplay in which Spacey will play a workaholic businessman who suffers a horrific accident that…
    - 9 hours ago28 Jan 15, 9:31pm -
  • newCruz, Kruger Join "This Man, This Woman"
    Penelope Cruz and Diane Kruger are in final talks to star in Isabel Coixet's "This Man, This Woman" at Fortitude International.Frederic Raphael ("Eyes Wide Shut") penned the script about an estranged man, Matt Heller, and a woman, Martha Parks (Cru…
    - 9 hours ago28 Jan 15, 9:29pm -
  • New Dates: "Rings," "Friday," "Ghostbusters"
    Paramount Pictures has shaken up its release date schedule with a couple of key date changes in the wake of its "Mission Impossible 5" move up.Most notable is the studio's "Friday the 13th" reboot has been pushed back six months. Originally slated…
    - 18 hours ago28 Jan 15, 12:05pm -
  • "Mission Impossible 5" Move Up Due To IMAX?
    One of the biggest news stories of this week was the news that Paramount Pictures has moved up its fifth "Mission: Impossible" film by a full five months, moving out of a planned Christmas Day release to one on July 31st.The Wrap claims a big reaso…
    - 18 hours ago28 Jan 15, 11:53am -
  • Fewer Dwarves In The "Huntsman" Prequel
    Kristen Stewart's Snow White won't be the only person not returning for Universal's upcoming prequel follow-up about Chris Hemsworth's The Huntsman character.Deadline reports that only two of the seven dwarves from the first film will be back, thou…
    - 18 hours ago28 Jan 15, 11:52am -


  • newKevin Spacey Has Nine Lives
    Feline body swap comedy alert!While he’s no stranger to the odd comedy role – your Horrible Bosses films etc. – it’s not often we report on something with Kevin Spacey that sounds for all the world like it’s more associated with Adam Sandle…
    - 5 hours ago29 Jan 15, 1:04am -
  • newChristine Taylor Will Return For Zoolander 2
    But what will Matilda be up to? Zoolander fans have waited years for the sequel to finally start picking up some traction, after hints, rumours, whispers and talk of multiple script drafts. It’s still a little bit up in the air, but Ben Stiller has…
    - 5 hours ago29 Jan 15, 1:04am -
  • newJon Hamm Joins Netflix's Wet Hot American Summer: First Day At Camp
    Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig and more aboardThough you might be forgiven for thinking that prequel Netflix series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp already had enough talent attached with the return of almost the entire film’s cast, there’s…
    - 5 hours ago29 Jan 15, 1:04am -
  • newBrad Pitt Heads For Africa
    He's in negotiations for Angelina Jolie's poaching filmSome people have to wait months to even try to get a script to Brad Pitt, who is offered most of the high profile projects. And then there’s Angelina Jolie, who happens to be married to him and…
    - 5 hours ago29 Jan 15, 1:04am -
  • newPaul Bettany Says Marvel Has Plans For The Vision
    Multi-film deal ahoy!It is perhaps not entirely shocking that, given the ever-expanding nature of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the company would take advantage of finally getting Paul Bettany out of the voice-over booth and in front of cameras as T…
    - 5 hours ago29 Jan 15, 1:04am -
  • newMatthew McConaughey Is Born To Run
    And he's also struck GoldIn a continued attempt to find interesting, less predictable work post-Oscar, Matthew McConaughey has his eye on another interesting film. He’s now attached to star in an adaptation of Christopher Dougall’s best-selling b…
    - 5 hours ago29 Jan 15, 1:04am -
  • Latest Insurgent Poster Online
    Tris channels Trinity for a fresh imageWe might be resisting the pressure to always write Insurgent’s title as The Divergent Series: Insurgent (we’ll meet you at TDS: Insurgent, final offer), but the Divergent sequel is headed our way regardless.…
    - 13 hours ago28 Jan 15, 5:20pm -
  • Jason Flemyng Plans Reign Of Blood
    He's making his directorial debut with a vampire action filmHe’s been a go-to guy for the likes of Matthew Vaughn and Guy Ritchie for years, a character actor you can depend on for memorable performances. Now, though, Jason Flemyng has decided to f…
    - 14 hours ago28 Jan 15, 4:33pm -
  • First Poster For Ted 2
    Grin and bare itMove over Paddington, politeness has had its day. The rootsier end of the bear spectrum, Ted, is back with a new poster for Ted 2 in which he’s executing what can best be described, pre-watershed, as “the one pawed shuffle”. Cli…
    - 17 hours ago28 Jan 15, 1:27pm -
  • The Huntsman Suffers A Dearth Of Dwarves
    Snow White sequel dispenses with the diminutive It sounds like a George RR Martin title, but a dearth of dwarves is apparently the situation in The Huntsman, the follow-up to Snow White And The Huntsman. There's no Snow White this time, but there's a…
    - 18 hours ago28 Jan 15, 12:26pm -
  • Octavia Spencer Joins Seacole
    Playing Jamaica's Florence Nightingale in biopicShe's won an Oscar for The Help and now Octavia Spencer is heading back in time for another story of pioneering women in tumultuous times by signing up for 19th century biopic Seacole. According to The…
    - 20 hours ago28 Jan 15, 10:06am -
  • Slight Update On The Last Of Us Movie
    Screenwriter Neil Druckmann checks inIt's a good few months since we heard anything about The Last Of Us, the adaptation of the much-lauded videogame which Sam Raimi is producing for Screen Gems. Buried in a story about the development process of Unc…
    - 20 hours ago28 Jan 15, 9:51am -

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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…
    - 6 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…
    - 9 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…
    - 53 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…
    - 56 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…
    - 57 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…
    - 83 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…
    - 99 days ago22 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 -