At the Siggraph computer graphics conference in Vancouver earlier this month, Method Studios president Marc Weigert declared an ambitious goal: Make previsualization inexpensive enough to use for an…
For Mark Sanger, editing "Gravity" involved a process different from that of any other film he's worked on. He cut the space adventure with director Alfonso Cuaron, employing a workflow where…
"Gravity," which opened the Venice Film Festival to great fanfare -- and early Oscar buzz -- and will screen at Telluride and Toronto on its way to an Oct. 4 release, is as much of a game-changer, in…
This summer offers f/x-heavy pics as diverse as any year ever, some of them offering new take on familiar and established franchises.
Paramount Film Group President Adam Goodman wants to protect the sanctity of the moviegoing experience even as the studio stays open to all the other opportunities technology provides.
Hollywood's newest production banner has many heads: established pre-vis company the Third Floor, Oscar-winning production designer Robert Stromberg, "Avatar" concept artist and production designer…
At this year's Super Bowl, the Black Eyed Peas were flown onto the stage from a height of more than 100 feet as part of a halftime show staged to dazzle the crowd in Texas and viewers watching on TV.
Each of London's big four film vfx houses has its own strengths, but tries not to get pigeonholed.
High profile French animation artist Guillaume Ivernel is onboard to direct a 3D animated sci-fi thriller, "Soul Man," his follow-up to "Dragon Hunters."
In a sign that digital production is maturing as an industry, today marks the birth announcement for a new professional org: the Previsualization Society.