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.
I'll be spending next week at the Consumer Electronics Show so I've been inundated for some time with press releases touting the next generation of gadgets.
As the longtime home of George Lucas' Industrial Light & Magic, the complex at 3210 Kerner Boulevard in San Rafael, Calif., is hallowed ground in FX circles.
The San Francisco Bay Area has inspired a wealth of memorable on screen moments, from James Stewart stalking Kim Novak in Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo" to Steve McQueen's hill-hopping car chase in…
Former employees of Industrial Light & Magic and the failed Kerner Optical have banded together to form a new practical effects company, 32Ten Studios.
From the time it was spun off from Industrial Light & Magic in 2006 until its recent demise, Kerner Optical stood as the movie industry's most revered models-and-miniatures shop.
One of the most storied facilities in the history of movie f/x has closed its doors.
It's been said so often it's become an axiom: No other company in the history of motion pictures has had a run of sustained success like that of Pixar.
Earlier this week I spoke to execs from company that has pacted to make hundreds of little-seen movies available for streaming VOD. The execs I spoke to were very excited about this "long tail" play.
Much of the impact of "The Cove " comes from underwater footage.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$255.2M Disney 26.88%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$148.5M Paramount Pictures 28.38%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$18.5M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.30%