VFX Voice

The award-winning definitive authority on all things visual effects in the world of film, TV, gaming, virtual reality, commercials, theme parks, and other new media.

Winner of two prestigious 2018 Folio Awards for excellence in publishing.

 

Subscribe to the VFX Voice Print Edition

Subscriptions & Single Issues

November 29, 2018

RenderMan at 30: A Visual History

VFX Voice looks back at 30 years of Pixar’s RenderMan software. (VFX Voice)

The Lion King Remake’s Trailer Confuses the Internet: Just What is ‘Live Action’ Anymore?

How will movie jurors classify a creative animal like The Lion King, which is due out in July? (The Washington Post)

VFX Studio Pixomondo Announces New Advertising Division in North America

North American Advertising Division joins the already thriving advertising divisions in Pixomondo’s Germany and China locations (PR.com)

Interview with Framestore President James Razzall

There are very few companies that straddle feature, VFX, television, immersive entertainment and brand work as comprehensively as Framestore.” (Reel Chicago)

Render Legion Releases Corona Renderer 3 for 3ds Max

Faster interactive rendering, improved displacement, and new AI denoising bring even more power to artist-friendly renderer. (Animation World Network)

Foundry Introduces V.3.1 of Katana Look Development Tool

Foundry has announced updates to Katana, its flagship look development and lighting tool. Version 3.1 incorporates a range of updates that will enable artists to achieve more complex and creative results faster. (Post Magazine)

The Sky’s the Limit When it Comes to Visual Effects: Tim McGovern

Noted American Visual Effects supervisor Tim McGovern talks about the evolution of visual effects in cinema while touching upon the latest trends and possibilities (The Hindu)

From Jurassic Park to Fallen Kingdom: The Visual Effects Evolution of the Franchise’s Dinosaurs

“It was like a huge dinosaur jigsaw puzzle,” says VFX supervisor David Vickery of one of the ILM-created creatures — a 3D-printed T-Rex. (The Hollywood Reporter)

How One Researcher Is Using VR to Help Our Eyes Adapt to Seeing in Space

Katherine Rahill is using virtual reality to simulate the way objects appear on the surface of the moon, and to measure the way people perceive things like slope angles and distance. (Singularity Hub)

SpongeBob Creator Stephen Hillenburg Dies at 57

Stephen Hillenburg, the brilliant creator of Nickelodeon’s hugely popular animated series SpongeBob SquarePants, died on Monday at age 57. (Animation Magazine)

People on the Move

Director/VFX specialist Alejandro Damiani joins Gloria

Gloria, the Los Angeles- and Mexico-based branded entertainment production company, has strengthened its roster by signing filmmaker and VFX specialist, Alejandro Damiani. (Post Magazine)

 

Folks Appoints VFX Supe Laurent Spillemaecker Head of 2D

In his new role, Spillemaecker will lead the development growth of the 2D department, manage production and mentor the compositing team, as well as adding his expertise to the executive team. (Animation Magazine)

VFX RSS Feed

Get the Latest VFX News

Receive notifications when WEB EXCLUSIVE or VFX WEEKLY content is posted on VFX Voice

Name *

Email *

Interested groups *
Web Exclusives
VFX Weekly

Get the Latest VFX News

Receive notifications when WEB EXCLUSIVE content is posted on VFXVoice.com

Select List(s)*

Popular Posts

The Miniature Models of <strong>BLADE RUNNER</strong>
02 October 2017
VFX Weekly
The Miniature Models of BLADE RUNNER
In 1982, Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner set a distinctive tone for the look and feel of many sci-fi future film noirs to come, taking advantage of stylized production design, art direction and visual effects work.
THE PEARL: THE SUPER ALIEN MODELS OF<strong> VALERIAN</strong>
02 August 2017
VFX Weekly
THE PEARL: THE SUPER ALIEN MODELS OF VALERIAN
Among the many creatures and aliens showcased in Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets are members of the Pearl, a beautiful...
The New <strong>Artificial Intelligence</strong> Frontier of VFX
20 March 2019
VFX Weekly
The New Artificial Intelligence Frontier of VFX
The new wave of smart VFX software solutions utilizing A.I.
Converting a Classic: How Stereo D Gave <strong>TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY</strong> a 3D Makeover
24 August 2017
VFX Weekly
Converting a Classic: How Stereo D Gave TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY a 3D Makeover
James Cameron loves stereo. He took full advantage of shooting in native 3D on Avatar, and has made his thoughts clear in recent times about the importance of shooting natively in stereo when possible...
2018 – Year of the Rapidly Expanding <b>VFX Moviemaking Vocabulary</b>
03 April 2018
VFX Weekly
2018 – Year of the Rapidly Expanding VFX Moviemaking Vocabulary
Industry leaders discuss trends and issues.