And the winner is…

February 24, 2013

Life of Pi won the Oscar today at the Academy Awards. However, the presentation of the VFX award was not without some controversy.

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Oscar Nominees 2013

January 10, 2013

This morning The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 85th Academy Awards®. The nominees are…

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BAFTA Nominees 2013

January 09, 2013

Nominations were announced for the EE British Academy Film Awards which will take place on Sunday 10 February at London’s Royal Opera House.

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Another big visual effects business news day

February 25, 2014

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.

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VFX Oscar Shortlist announced

November 29, 2012

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®.

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Rhythm & Hues reportedly receives $20m cash injection

February 04, 2013

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.

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R&H Chapter 11 (updated Feb 14)

February 11, 2013

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.

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17th Annual Art Directors Guild awards

January 03, 2013

The nominees for the 17th annual Art Directors Guild awards have been announced, and with the cross-over now between production design and visual effects we list the films, shows and TVCs under consideration.

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