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  • newAVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON
    Impressive first teaser trailer for AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON with massive action sequences and tons of VFX shots: The VFX are made by: Industrial Light & Magic (VFX Supervisor : Ben Snow) Double Negative The Production VFX Supervisor is Christopher To…
    - 3 hours ago23 Oct 14, 6:00am -
  • FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward
    Beautiful CG cinematic for FINAL FANTASY XIV – Heavensward: © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2014
    - 18 hours ago22 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
  • Nozon Showreel 2014
    Nice commercials work in this brand new showreel of Nozon: © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2014
    - 22 hours ago22 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • PLAYSTATION “Friendly Competition”
    Really cool commercial for Playstation that feature NBA 2K15, FAR CRY 4 and DESTINY with the VFX made by Zoic Studios: CREDITS Agency: MOFILM Client: PlayStation Executive Producer: Jon Landau Executive Agency Producer: Kristen Roland Executive Creat…
    - 1 day ago22 Oct 14, 7:20am -
  • THE MAZE RUNNER: Sue Rowe – VFX Supervisor – Method Studios
    In 2012, Sue Rowe explained in details the work of Cinesite on JOHN CARTER. She then joined Method Studios in Vancouver and worked on ENDER'S GAME.
    - 2 days ago21 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • JAGUAR “The Lab”
    Excellent Jaguar commercial featuring Nicholas Hoult as a villain with the VFX made by The Mill (click on the picture below to watch it): CREDITS // Agency Agency: Spark 44 London Producer: Michael De Vries Creative Director: Martin, John and Matt //…
    - 2 days ago21 Oct 14, 9:00am -
  • VOLVIC “The Giant” – VFX Breakdown
    Digital District have released a really cool VFX breakdown about their work on the beautiful commercial for VOLVIC: VOLVIC “The Giant” © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2014
    - 2 days ago21 Oct 14, 7:27am -
  • A MILLION WAYS TO DIE IN THE WEST: Iloura VFX Breakdown
    Iloura have just released a VFX Breakdown about their work on A MILLION WAYS TO DIE IN THE WEST (click on the picture below to watch it): © Vincent Frei – The Art of VFX – 2014
    - 3 days ago20 Oct 14, 2:31pm -
  • Weta Digital: Celebrating 20 Years – “My Story”
    Weta Digital is celebrating its 20 years! At this occasion, they asked some of their artists to share their favorites moments at Weta Digital. Here is the second episode with Lead Lighting Director, Jason Galeon: The first episode feature VFX Supervi…
    - 3 days ago20 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • X-MEN – DAYS OF FUTURE PAST: Quicksilver Making of
    Rising Sun Pictures purposes a really nice making of about their Quicksilver sequence in X-MEN – DAYS OF FUTURE PAST (click on the picture to watch it): WANT TO KNOW MORE? Rising Sun Pictures: My interview of Tim Crosbie, VFX Supervisor at Rising S…
    - 5 days ago18 Oct 14, 8:06am -

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  • newTrailer: Avengers: Age of Ultron
    Teaser
    - 6 hours ago23 Oct 14, 2:10am -
  • newTrailer: The Woman in Black: Angel of Death
    Trailer
    - 6 hours ago23 Oct 14, 2:10am -
  • newTrailer: The Gambler
    Red-Band Trailer
    - 6 hours ago23 Oct 14, 2:09am -
  • newFirst Trailer: "Avengers: Age of Ultron"
    Originally it wasn't due online until next week, but the first trailer for Marvel and Disney's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" leaked a few hours ago and so the studio has brought it online.Amongst the highlights are looks at Ultron in several forms, ful…
    - 7 hours ago23 Oct 14, 1:32am -
  • newX-Men's Quicksilver Returns For "Apocalypse"
    After stealing the show in "X-Men: Days of Future Past," Evan Peters' Quicksilver is unsurprisingly getting some more screen time. Second unit director Brian Smrz tells Newsarama that another sequence with the character is planned for "X-Men: Apocal…
    - 7 hours ago23 Oct 14, 1:30am -
  • newFull Poster: "Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies"
    After a series of character posters over the last few weeks, Warner Bros. Pictures has unveiled what looks to be the main key art poster for "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," the upcoming final film in Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy. Pre…
    - 7 hours ago23 Oct 14, 1:29am -
  • new"Homeland," "Firefly" Star Joins "Gotham"
    Following her work on "Firefly," "V" and "Homeland," Morena Baccarin is adding another major show to her resume.Baccarin is set to play Dr. Leslie Thompkins, a medical colleague of Bruce Wayne's father, in FOX's "Gotham". The actress will make her…
    - 7 hours ago23 Oct 14, 1:26am -
  • newFirst Poster & Trailer: "The Gambler"
    Paramount Pictures has unveiled both the official one-sheet and red-band trailer for Rupert Wyatt's "The Gambler" starring a very lean Mark Wahlberg. William Monahan penned the script for the film which also stars Brie Larson and Jessica Lange.A r…
    - 7 hours ago23 Oct 14, 1:24am -
  • newNew Photos: Rob Marshall's "Into the Woods"
    Following the premiere of their four magazine covers this morning, EW has released a further dozen new images from Rob Marshall's upcoming film adapation of the fantasy musical "Into the Woods". The photos are a mix of both concept art and stills fr…
    - 7 hours ago23 Oct 14, 1:21am -
  • newMicrosoft Unveils "Halo: Nightfall" Trailer
    Microsoft has unveiled the first full trailer for their upcoming live-action digital series "Halo: Nightfall" from executive producer Ridley Scott. The five-part series will debut on Xbox Live on November 11th, the same day "Halo: The Master Chief C…
    - 7 hours ago23 Oct 14, 1:17am -
  • newWill Smith To Produce A "Hitch" TV Series
    FOX has handed out a script commitment for a half-hour, single-camera comedy series based on the 2005 Will Smith feature "Hitch".Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont ("Made of Honor") are penning the series described as a workplace comedy that explor…
    - 7 hours ago23 Oct 14, 1:15am -
  • newCoogan Replaces Hoffman On "Happyish"
    Nearly a year on from the sudden death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, Showtime has set British actor-writer-comedian Steve Coogan to replace him in the network's dark comedy "Happyish".Hoffman starred in the original pilot for the series which sc…
    - 7 hours ago23 Oct 14, 1:13am -

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  • newNick Frost Finds The Finger
    A new US TV sitcomWhile he’s stayed busy in the cinema and on UK TV, Nick Frost hasn’t had as much success cracking the world of US network telly. He’s linked to a pilot for Fox called Sober Companion, which is still in limbo, but he’s also a…
    - 26 mins ago23 Oct 14, 8:12am -
  • newSteve Coogan Heads For Happyish
    Replacing Philip Seymour Hoffman in the dark comedy showPhilip Seymour Hoffman’s tragic death rocked the film world in February this year, but it also had repercussions for the TV universe. Hoffman had been part of a pilot for a new show on US cabl…
    - 26 mins ago23 Oct 14, 8:12am -
  • newNathalie Emmanuel Heads For Maze Runner Sequel
    She'll be part of The Scorch TrialsShe’s currently best known as Missandei on HBO’s Game Of Thrones, but Nathalie Emmanuel is looking to expand her film CV after a run on British TV. She’s landed a key role in The Maze Runner’s sequel The Sco…
    - 42 mins ago23 Oct 14, 7:56am -
  • newMargot Robbie Set To Do The Taliban Shuffle
    She's in negotiations for Tina Fey's new filmMargot Robbie is fielding plenty of offers at the moment. With a potential role in the Warner Bros. Suicide Squad film quickly coming together with David Ayer in charge, the Wolf Of Wall Street actress is…
    - 42 mins ago23 Oct 14, 7:56am -
  • newOfficial Avengers: Age Of Ultron Trailer Arrives
    Tony and the assembled heroes face a techno-threatWe’re fairly certain there will be some Hulk smashing going on in the halls of Marvel after the first trailer for Avengers: Age Of Ultron leaked online on Wednesday. In response to the unauthorised…
    - 42 mins ago23 Oct 14, 7:56am -
  • newNew Into The Woods Images Stalk Online
    Chris Pine and co. are feeling musicalOne batch of atmospheric stills from Stephen Sondheim musical adaptation Into The Woods has already emerged online (see lower down the page), alongside a poster and the first teaser trailer. Now here comes Enter…
    - 42 mins ago23 Oct 14, 7:56am -
  • Magic Faraway Tree Film Planned
    Sam Mendes is producing an Enid Blyton adaptationGenerally, the adaptations in Sam Mendes cinematic career to date have been heavier dramas or the violent likes of Road To Perdition. But for a new producing job, he’s shepherding a much more whimsic…
    - 14 hours ago22 Oct 14, 6:21pm -
  • Natalie Dormer Ventures Into The Forest
    She's set for the supernatural thrillerShe’s already got a couple of films demanding her attention, but Natalie Dormer is lining up more work. She’s now signed on to the lead for supernatural thriller The Forest.Set in the same location as Gus Va…
    - 14 hours ago22 Oct 14, 6:21pm -
  • Re-Release Trailer For 2001: A Space Odyssey
    Daisy, Daisy...You may have seen that we put our feature about Five Films You Should See Before Interstellar – in which Christopher Nolan talks about his inspirations for his new sci-fi – online recently. Top of that list is Stanley Kubrick’s g…
    - 15 hours ago22 Oct 14, 6:06pm -
  • John Carter Could Return To Mars
    As Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc. takes the rights back from DisneyOne unsuccessful – in box office terms, at least – attempt to bring something to the screen can sometimes soil a property for other filmmakers. But that doesn’t appear to be the case…
    - 15 hours ago22 Oct 14, 6:06pm -
  • Kim Basinger Joins The Nice Guys
    As a corrupt chief justiceLA Confidential reunion klaxon! All right, so it’s just Kim Basinger and Russell Crowe from the crime classic that will share the screen once again, but it is for another period piece set in a dangerous time for the City o…
    - 15 hours ago22 Oct 14, 6:06pm -
  • The Woman In Black: Angel Of Death Trailer Materialises
    Tom Harper's horror sequel opens its doors to visitorsBringing you some mild scares on a Wednesday, Tom Harper’s The Woman In Black: Angel Of Death has unveiled its first trailer today, sending audiences screaming back to the dank disrepair of Eel…
    - 15 hours ago22 Oct 14, 6:06pm -

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  • 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…
    - 1 day 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…
    - 22 days ago1 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…
    - 43 days ago10 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…
    - 49 days ago3 Sep 14, 9:38pm -
  • As CA Film Subsidy Passes, MPAA Prepares To Raise Stakes
    If you read through the posts on this blog about film subsidies one trend should be abundantly clear: Hollywood studios will take one government’s offer and game it against others in the hopes of increasing and maximizing the total amount of free t…
    - 50 days ago3 Sep 14, 5:39am -
  • VFX BBQ
    The VFX Progress Group will be having a BBQ that anyone is invited to attend. I will be there to answer any questions and help lobby for support of ADAPT’s legal effort: Veterans Memorial Park 4117 Overland Ave Culver City, CA 90230 Sunday, Septemb…
    - 57 days ago27 Aug 14, 6:01pm -
  • Trade Provision Supporting ADAPT Legal Effort In AB1839
    Big news came last week as CA bill AB1839 was amended: An amendment to proposed legislation to expand California’s film and TV tax credit urges trade action as a response to countries that have lured visual effects firms away with the promise of ge…
    - 58 days ago26 Aug 14, 4:44pm -
  • Sin Equity 2
    The gods have spoken: #vfx companies shall not hold equity in films, for verily shalt they perish from the earth. — bengrossmann (@bengrossmann) August 24, 2014 So much news about Prime Focus, so little time! I have yet to post my thoughts on the D…
    - 58 days ago26 Aug 14, 5:23am -
  • John Textor Demands Apology From VFX Soldier
    After my last post I received two emails from former Digital Domain 2.0 CEO John Textor. The contents of both emails were the same and posted below. The only difference between the two emails was the first one was sent with the subject “Blog” an…
    - 66 days ago18 Aug 14, 4:28pm -
  • John Textor Has A Blog
    Looks like the saga of John Textor continues. When Digital Domain went down and took Florida taxpayers for a $100 million bath I speculated that it would become an election issue. Well current Governor Rick Scott will be taking on the previous Gover…
    - 67 days ago16 Aug 14, 9:26pm -