With the announcement of Technicolor’s plans to consolidate and expand its Montreal post-production and visual effects operations, Technicolor Digital Productions president Tim Sarnoff spoke to…
Industrial Light & Magic chief creative officer John Knoll and “Robot Chicken” animators Stoopid Buddy Stoodios will receive laurels from Animation Magazine at the World Animation & VFX Summit…
China has yet to establish much of a visual effects industry built on quality of work. Indeed most Chinese filmmakers tend to use Thai or Korean shops, as their graphics are better than those from…
'District 9' writer-director Neill Blomkamp delivers a less dazzling but absorbing and intelligent bit of futurism.
Foreign subsidies on visual-effects work may be enough to trigger World Trade Organization “anti-subsidy duty” rules that would impose a tariff on those vfx when they’re imported into the U.S.…
This flashy but flimsy magic-themed caper plods along without ever quite fulfilling its potential.
What words come to mind when you think of a summer tentpole? "Thrilling?" "Spectacular?" "Thunderous"? When director Guillermo del Toro talks about "Pacific Rim," his favorite description is…
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…
Today’s announcement of the shuttering of LucasArts Games and the layoffs that followed has had a ripple effect within Lucasfilm: Layoffs at Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm has long had a…
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…
Tuesday's announcement that Disney is acquiring Lucasfilm was a shock to the visual effects and post-production community. The deal includes Industrial Light & Magic, the most storied of vfx studios…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History