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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Live from the User Group Meeting

Ten years in the making.

For the 9th time Discreet’s users gathered for the FFFIS users group meeting. With word of private showings of new technology, attendence registrations were up almost 50% on last year. It is now 1.55am and the fxguide crew have just returned from an array of product demonstrations and future technology previews.

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fxguide Lands in Vegas

We’ve landed in Vegas, set to bring the lastest discreet news and gossip…….

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Alias|Wavefront lowers prices!

Maya Complete for US$1,999, Maya Unlimited for US$6,999, current customers can upgrade from Complete to Unlimited for US$1,499 for a limited time.
Details at http://www.aliaswavefront.com/

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5D and the Movies (Press Release)

Media solutions developer 5D has revealed that its family of compositing, visual effects, colour grading, and record and review systems are all playing key roles in the digital intermediate process for motion pictures and visual effects post production worldwide

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