'Jungle Book,' 'NFL' head into new seasons, 'Lassie' to be co-produced with DreamWorks
Updated Saturday, 12:45 a.m. PDT: Digital Domain 3.0, the post-bankruptcy incarnation of the Venice, Calif.-based visual effects company founded by James Cameron, Stan Winston and Scott Ross, has yet…
The word has gone out again in visual effects business: "There's trouble in Montreal." Quebec's new incentives are turning Montreal into a burgeoning hotspot for the global vfx biz. But the city has…
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…
Visual effects masters are called "magicians" for a reason: They really do seem like conjurers. The only limits on what they can put on the screen seem to be time, budget and imagination.
Set to unspool Stateside on HBO, "Behind the Candelabra" is the most bigscreen-worthy film Steven Soderbergh has made since "Che."
Special f/x legend and stop motion animation pioneer Ray Harryhausen died Tuesday morning in London. He was 92.
It's an ultra-graphic twist on the usual man-to-wolf metamorphosis that makes many previous dramatizations lean a little too liberally on quick cuts, smoke and magically appearing hair and fangs.
That's right: Moneygrubbing, mendacious, self-interested agents are just the thing to rescue the vfx industry.
Ang Lee stayed stuck to his awards season line about vfx, praising the artists but condemning the costs, at a "Life of Pi" Blu-ray press event in New York.
The Oscars are no stranger to protests, both on the podium and on the surrounding streets, but Sunday's street rally of visual effects artists was unlike any other. It's a running joke in vfx circles…