"The Jungle Book" demanded verisimilitude in its effects, but employed no real animals in photography, unlike "Life of Pi," which employed its fantasy elements to dramatize the visual effects and a…
Are the worlds of visual effects and virtual reality converging? The jury may still be out on that, but as VR continues to grow in impact, it's inevitable that the new technology will increasing…
The Visual Effects Society has pioneered the idea of recognizing "supporting effects," but the idea of what's "supporting" has evolved. Rob Legato, vfx supervisor for supporting f/x nominee "The Wolf…
Jerry Bruckheimer, Roland Emmerich and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson have come on board as speakers at the Producers Guild of America’s upcoming Produced By Conference. The event will be held at Fox…
"Rise of the Planet of the Apes" took top honors but "Rango" took most honors of any feature at the Visual Effects Society Awards on Tuesday night.
Rob Legato, visual effects supervisor on "Hugo," had worked with Martin Scorsese on five previous films, but "Hugo" was the first where vfx were at the forefront.
Hot off its Golden Globes win for comedy or musical, "The Artist" leads the pack with 12 BAFTA nominations, announced in London Tuesday morning.
"The Adventures of Tintin" leads the pack of nominees for the Visual Effects Society's VES kudos with six noms.
Ten films have made the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' short list to compete for a visual effects Oscar nomination.
With just 12 weeks to go before Paramount's "Hugo" was scheduled to lock picture on Nov. 7, vfx supervisor Rob Legato went to director Martin Scorsese and told him the film's elaborate opening…
French film pioneer Georges Melies inspires current day vfx gurus and ground-breaking helmers.