Famed creature maker Phil Tippett and his newly remonikered shingle Tippett FX aren't waiting for the visual effects business in California to recover. Instead, the company has moved into the…
Visual effects and 3D conversion company Prime Focus World has secured some $53 million in additional equity investment and is not for sale, its CEO said Friday. Indiatimes.com had reported that…
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.
That's right: Moneygrubbing, mendacious, self-interested agents are just the thing to rescue the vfx industry.
Updated 5:56 p.m. PDT As news swirled of layoffs and retrenchment across the visual effects industry, Rhythm & Hues studios was officially sold to an affiliate of Prana Studios. Prana is often called…
Updated 8:58 p.m. PDT Bankrupt visual effects studio Rhythm & Hues announced this evening that Korean firm JS Communications, which had been the “stalking horse” bidder in the bankruptcy process, has…
The head of the South Korean firm looking to snap up Rhythm & Hues revealed in an exclusive interview Sunday with Variety that he intends to keep the company going. David Shim is managing partner of…
Updated at 8:50 p.m. PST JS Communications of South Korea's “Stalking Horse” bid for bankrupt vfx firm Rhythm & Hues has been approved by the court. Peter Fishman of investment bank Houlihan Lokey…
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