At the recent Siggraph conference in Anaheim, there were not one but two panels on the state of the vfx industry. Word on the street was that feature effects production is dead in L.A.
David X. Cohen
3D isn't dead, but it has plateaued and is going to be stuck at about this level until the technology improves.
“Marvel’s The Avengers” and “Breaking Bad” collected the most statuettes as the Academy Of Science Fiction, Horror & Fantasy Films handed out its Saturn Awards Wednesday night in Burbank. “Avengers”…
Looking into their crystal ball, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg predicted the imminent arrival of a radically different entertainment landscape, including pricey movie tickets, a vast migration of…
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Pixel by pixel, pic by pic, John Knoll is approaching living-legend status.
With Lucasfilm gearing up for a new era of active production of Star Wars films and TV series, the company has upped John Knoll to chief creative officer of Industrial Light & Magic. Knoll joins ILM…
That's right: Moneygrubbing, mendacious, self-interested agents are just the thing to rescue the vfx industry.
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…
"The Simpsons," "South Park" and "Futurama" keep voters happy.
The recent 20th Century Fox TV-"Futurama" voice actor standoff won't have an effect on the show's timetable, insiders said over the weekend. The show's new round of episodes is still set to bow on…
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