Thailand has a solid tradition of moviegoing, but its main lures for bizzers are its spectacular scenery for location work and well-appointed facilities.
From the May 28, 2013 issue of Variety
It wasn't much of a stretch for visual effects supervisor Tim Alexander to move from an animated film (Paramount's Oscar-winning "Rango") to Disney's bigscreen adaptation of "The Lone Ranger."
With Disney/Marvel's Iron Man clanking to a cool billion worldwide and Paramount's Star Trek Into Darkness on a similar course, one thing has been notably absent: Complaints about 3D conversion.
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…
In the digital, fix-it-in-post age, it's easy to assume that the fantastical images that appear on screens are all created with computer generated imagery.
Visual effects masters are called "magicians" for a reason: They really do seem like conjurers. The only limits on what they can put on the screen seem to be time, budget and imagination.
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…
Pixel by pixel, pic by pic, John Knoll is approaching living-legend status.
IM Global Founder and CEO Stuart Ford has signed a multiple year extension to his contract. The extension comes six years after the exec launched the sales-financing-production banner at Cannes — and…
Brad Bird (Director, “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol”) "One of the reasons I like him is because he's about not just physics and light and properties. He's down for any crazy idea you want to do…