While the visual-effects industry has been jolted by two high-profile bankruptcies and infighting over unionization, some houses have been steadily sending in shots — and making a living at the same…
Choreographers on today's reality and scripted TV shows are always on the lookout for new methods to reach their audience and top the numbers they staged last season. They're also often tasked with…
When dance and singing contestants flash across the TV screen with perfect hair that manages to stay in place under the most unbelievable conditions — heat, sweat, crazy gyrations — it's only natural…
Neill Blomkamp's eagerly awaited Elysium looks to be the sort of sci-fi story that falls right in the helmer's wheelhouse. A man takes a dangerous mission that might save millions in a dystopian…
This summer offers f/x-heavy pics as diverse as any year ever, some of them offering new take on familiar and established franchises.
Several of this year's summer blockbusters have strong ties — either direct origins or strong inspirations — to some classic vfx titles that have become touchstones for this generation's vfx…
In a pre-emptive move designed to avoid another proprietary sound format debacle, exhibition groups in the U.S. and Europe have released a set of requirements for new immersive/3D audio technologies.
From tigers to aged saddles, authenticity was nominees' goal
Iconic scores for Bond, "Les Mis" required special care
Ask double Oscar nominee Andy Nelson about his sound mixing work on "Les Miserables" or "Lincoln" and he'll tell you about the subtle or even silent moments in both movies that he loves.
When producer David Foster wanted to blend Rod Stewart's vocals with those of the late Ella Fitzgerald on the classic "What are you doing New Year's Eve?" he relied on a sort of secret sauce to get…