Autodesk’s open sourcing of RV

Autodesk and Shotgrid discuss the move to make RV Open Source

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Wētā’s having a great year with the 95th Oscar Nominations

Wētā’s having a great year with 6 of the 20 nominees over 3 films. We speak to Wētā Visual Effects Supervisors from all 3 films.

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Congrats to the Nominees for 21st Annual VES Awards

Nominees in 25 categories for this year’s VES awards were selected by VES members at 27 in-person and virtual nomination events conducted worldwide last weekend (the event unfortunately overlapped with the Oscar Bake-off).

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95th Oscar VFX Bake-off from LA

We report from LA on the 95th Academy Awards VIsual Effects Bake-off.

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fxpodcast #347 Emancipation, in depth with Rob Legato.

Three-time Oscar Winner Rob Legato joins us to do a deep dive into Emancipation, a true story of slavery and survival.

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All Quiet on the Western Front VFX

All Quiet on the Western Front is one of the shortlisted films in this year’s VFX bakeoff.

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fxpodcast #346 Smile

We talk to SMILE Director Parker Finn, and VFX supervisors Vico Sharabani and Yuval Levy of The Artery in NYC.

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Exclusive: Joe Letteri Discusses Wētā FX’s new Facial Pipeline on Avatar 2

Senior VFX Supervisor Joe Letteri discusses in depth, Wētā FX’s new APFS pipeline – the new face system in Avatar: The Way of Water, along with Prof. Karan Singh.

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VFXShow 265: Andor

In this episode we explore the newest show in Star Wars’ galaxy, focusing on Cassian’s journey in Andor.

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fxpodcast #345 ILM makes Wakanda Forever

ILM discusses their extensive VFX work on Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

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Invisible Effects of living in the WestWorld

WestWorld aimed to do as much work as they could in camera, but they still relied on a host of invisible effects work by FutureWorks.

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fxpodcast #344 Black Adam with Digital Domain

We speak Black Adam, with Digital Domain’s VFX supervisor Nikos Kalaitzidis

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Volumetric team Arcturus expands with help from Epic and Autodeck

Volumetric startup Arcturus received $11M Series A funding, including investments from Epic Games and Autodesk.

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UE5.1 adds M&E tools to an impressive UE5 release

A look at the Virtual Production improvements in UE5.1

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Twenty Years of Spider-Man at Sony Pictures Imageworks

Congrats to all the Artists at SPI on 20 years of Spider-Man

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fxpodcast #343 Real-time Vantage Ray Tracing with Chris Nichols

A preview of Real-time Ray Tracing that Chris Nichols will present at RTC 2022

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fxpodcast #342 Otoy and Treking towards a real Holodeck

OTOY is pushing the boundaries of Light Field display and asset generation in cooperation with The Roddenberry Estate; Yes, they’re making a Holodeck!

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She-Hulk: Wētā’s Shade of Green

We sit down with Wētā FX to discuss the character animation of She-Hulk with VFX Supervisor Guy Williams and Animation Director Sidney Kombo-Kintombo

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Why the Campanile Movie, 25 years on, is still so important

Following his Lifetime Achievement Emmy, Paul Debevec looks back 25 years to his original Campanile Movie.

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Never Mind the Chaos, Here’s Danny Boyle’s Pistol

Union discuss the VFX for the Sex Pistol’s bio-pic series Pistol.

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Digital Domains AI Quantum Leap

Digital Domain plays ball with Joe Montana in 1984.

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NVIDIA ACE Enables Easier Interactive Avatars

NVIDIA unveiled a no-code digital human chatbot link to Epic’s Metahumans at GTC.

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The Virtual Production behind the Soccer TVC for Caledon Football Club

We explore the technical issues in this advanced Virtual Production with film makers and VP experts.

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VFXShow 264: Nope

This episode reviews the team reviews: Jordan Peele’s Nope.

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Congrats to the Creative Emmy Winners

Congrats to all the Emmy nominees and winners in 2022

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fxpodcast #341 Star Trek: The Artistry of Dan Curry

We talk to the great Dan Curry about the VFX of Trek and his new book.

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VFXShow 263: Light and Magic

This episode reviews the new ILM documentary: Light and Magic

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Bullet Train

Taking a ride on Bullet Train with DNEG

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VFXShow 262: The Grey Man

The guys breakdown the issues and VFX in the $200M Grey Man action spy film

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