The winners of the 1st Digital Creation Genie Awards – organized within the framework of the Paris Images Digital Summit (Jan 21-22) – were unveiled at a prize ceremony held Thursday evening. The…
With a track record spanning more than 80 feature films and almost 1,000 commercials, Buf Compagnie is diversifying its revenue sources and forging long-term partnerships by positioning itself as a…
"When filmmakers want a shot that's never been seen before and don't know how to do it, they come to us," says Pierre Buffin, CEO of Paris-based Buf Compagnie, neatly encapsulating the service behind…
When I started covering the visual effects realm there was a "big four" of vfx companies: Industrial Light & Magic, Digital Domain, Rhythm & Hues Studios and Sony Pictures Imageworks. Two of those…
U.S. screenwriters Kevin Bisch ("Hitch," "Avon Man") and Justin Spraggins have delivered a screenplay for "Lights," an animated family laffer set up as a French-U.S. co-production by Paris-based…
U.S. producer Oren Segal is teaming with Gaul's AngeleFine Prods. to co-produce Sanaa Hamri's dark futuristic comedy "Just Like Beauty," based on the novel of the same name by New Yorker Lisa Lerner.
VFX supervisor Michael Fink, who won an Academy Award for "The Golden Compass," has joined BUF, Pierre Buffin' Paris-based visual effects powerhouse.
LONDON -- Stephen Dorff has been tapped for the lead in U.K.-Israeli co-production "Zaytoun," directed by Eran Riklis ("Lemon Tree").
Paris VFX and toon shingles weathered the storm last year as employment went up by 30%, according to Ile de France Film Commission.
In an ever-competitive vfx market, Buf is one of the rare companies in France to be regularly tapped by Hollywood studios to create high-end work for tentpoles, such as "The Matrix" trilogy…
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