The arrival of digital visual effects has given filmmakers the ability to conjure space battles, magic spells, dinosaurs and the like in photorealistic detail -- and these are the spectacular f/x…
Visual effects Oscar nominees come by way of the category's famous bake-off. First, the branch's 35-person exec committee selects five industry professionals to create a 40-member steering committee…
Best picture may be the most coveted prize at the Oscars, but the visual effects nominees have better records at the B.O. -- especially in the past 15 years.
Putting nine monsters in Transylvania for a modernized Hungarian goulash of its classic horror properties, Universal created quite the little character-rendering challenge.
Going into "Spider-Man 2," visual effects supervisor John Dykstra knew the pressure was on to top the visual effects of the first film. He rose to the challenge by focusing on the seamless…
Pixar Animation Studios received 16 Annie nominations, while DreamWorks Animation came in a close second with 14 for "Shrek 2" and "Shark Tale," ASIFA-Hollywood announced Monday.
Chinese docudrama "Kekexili: Mountain Patrol" rode off with the best picture trophy at Saturday's 41st Golden Horse Awards, which honors Chinese-lingo pics. Win marks the first time a Chinese…
The people just got a lot more choices. Sixteen categories have been added for the 31st annual People's Choice Awards, up from the 24 that were announced in October.
Members of BAFTA now have something in common with the citizens of Australia, Fiji and Saddam Hussein's Iraq -- compulsory voting.
At the 1930 Chinese Theater preem of Howard Hughes' "Hell's Angels," a squadron of WWI biplanes parachuted flares over Hollywood Blvd. and the National Guard and Marines helped police keep 50,000…