Mike Seymour, TyRuben Ellingson and Matt Wallin discuss the story and visual effects in the Academy Award nominated masterpiece film by Ang Lee, Life of Pi.
Life of Pi won the Oscar today at the Academy Awards. However, the presentation of the VFX award was not without some controversy.
Bringing to life digital oceans and characters for Ang Lee’s Life of Pi. Includes several making of breakdown videos.
A documentary following the bankruptcy of Rhythm & Hues as it won the Oscar for Life of Pi and plans for a second protest march at the Oscars.
Winners were announced for the EE British Academy Film Awards today, Sunday February 10th, at London’s Royal Opera House.
This morning The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 85th Academy Awards®. The nominees are…
Nominations were announced for the EE British Academy Film Awards which will take place on Sunday 10 February at London’s Royal Opera House.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences extends invitations to artists for Academy Membership each year. Here are the 2013 invitees for Visual Effects.
This week we talk to Rhythm & Hues visual effects supervisor Bill Westenhofer. Bill was the overall VFX supe on Ang Lee’s Life of Pi, one of the nominees for the Best Visual Effects Oscar this year and a recent BAFTA and VES winner.
Winners and photos from the 11th Annual VES Awards.
The latest Freakonomics Radio episode is “No Hollywood Ending for the Visual-Effects Industry” Our Mike Seymour is a part of the episode.
In this special video for fxguide fxinsider members, we talk to senior lighting artist Tarek Elaydi, who discusses issues of color science, management and use in CG lighting and visual effects.
A group of Visual Effects Artists is working to raise the profile of issues facing the industry by protesting at the Academy Awards. Updated with an audio interview with Jeff Heusser and Scott Squires from the march.
The Visual Effects Society (VES) is pleased to announce the nominees for the 11th Annual VES Awards, which recognize outstanding visual effects artistry in 24 categories
The MPAA wants trade courts to consider the use of electronic means to distribute intellectual property to be treated the same as physical goods, LA City Council hears testimony, Life After Pi has been released and ADAPT is announced.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 85th Academy Awards®.
Industry website The Wrap is reporting that visual effects studio Rhythm & Hues is to receive an ’emergency $20 million capital infusion from three major Hollywood studios in order to keep its doors open through April’, citing three sources with knowledge of the situation.
We wrap-up day one at FMX 2013 in Stuttgart, which saw panels on the state of VFX, behind the scenes of Cloud Atlas, Life of Pi, The Blue Umbrella and Epic and ILM’s use of V-Ray.
Mike Seymour, Todd Vaziri and Matt Wallin discuss the five 2013 Academy Award nominated films in the VFX category and Todd Vaziri’s VFX Predictinator!
The Visual Effects Society announced today that it will honor Academy Award® winning filmmaker Ang Lee with the VES Visionary Award at the 11th Annual VES Awards
A look at the development process for the water effects in “Kubo and the Two Strings”, which broke new ground for the Portland-based LAIKA.
There are reports from Deadline that R&H will file for bankruptcy protection, with Variety adding that “several buyers reported interested”, but it is not over yet for R&H and nor should it be.
The annual Oscar VFX bake-off has just been held to whittle 10 films down to the final 5. Here’s our guest post from Michael Scott who attended the event.
We highlight two upcoming SIGGRAPH 2013 sessions (Tuesday & Thursday) that are focused on business issues facing Visual Effects.