From the time it was spun off from Industrial Light & Magic in 2006 until its recent demise, Kerner Optical stood as the movie industry's most revered models-and-miniatures shop.
David S. Cohen
The most startling visual effect in Marvel's "Captain America: The First Avenger" isn't any bit of superhero derring-do but rather the sight of star Chris Evans shrunk down to a proverbial 97-pound…
Shia LaBeouf says there is one thing he can be sure of going into a Michael Bay shoot: "No naps."
Action auds adore him. Fussy cineastes revile him. Hardly anyone in either camp puts much thought into assessing his work.
The "Mad Men" season five contract flap somehow put me in mind of the original "Star Trek," and how, after surviving one cancellation, it wheezed to its swan song after three seasons.
Ironically, the year the Academy opened up its visual effects race to five nominees has been a light one for top-notch visual effects.
Not long ago I got a call from a Time magazine reporter working on a story on the visual effects business. As we discussed the dire financial straits of many vfx companies despite their growing…
Two projects from the development slate of visual-effects studio Rhythm & Hues are moving toward production as the company moves away from being strictly a vendor and looks to become a producer.
The visual effects industry's ability to handle huge changes at the last minute has cultivated some dubious habits at the studios.
Performance-capture acting, and the thesps who've tried it, are earning more respect these days.
In a sign that digital production is maturing as an industry, today marks the birth announcement for a new professional org: the Previsualization Society.