Incentives remain a crucial part of the soft money needed to finance a project -- though making the most of those funds has become a lot more challenging in the last few years.
With credits ranging from "Aladdin" and "Beauty and the Beast" to current hit "Rio," art director Thomas Cardone's experience may seem high-tech, but he talks about his craft in terms of the basics…
Veteran visual effects artist Dave Rand appears to have started an industry-wide conversation with his open letter criticizing IATSE's slow pace to unionize the vfx industry.
For years, filmmakers have been vexed by a chaotic Wild West of digital file formats that caused everything from dramatic falloffs in image quality to vast jumps in cost. Now, a new fix from the…
Veteran vfx artist Dave Rand is blasting IATSE for what he calls the slow pace of the union's drive to organize vfx workers.
When a tsunami pounded the coast of Japan last month and large parts of the country lost electricity, the world got a snapshot of how vulnerable technology is to the very old powers of earthquakes…
With stereoscopic content well ensconced, four leading technologists offer thoughts on what's next.
Independent filmmakers Gareth Edwards and Jacob Rosenberg won't hesitate to tell you how much high performance/low cost digital tools changed their careers or how much they continue to impact their…
Rebates help with the productions of "Hugo Cabret," "Merlin" and "Thor."
Looking to monetize its voluminous content library, Sony Pictures Entertainment will work with Thought Equity Motion to utilize a platform called the T3 Metadata Editor to manage content and…
In the world of 3D exhibition, the companies that make the glasses and add-ons systems used by theaters to screen films in 3D are knocking heads over screens in this country and worldwide.