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November 1, 2019

Riding a Giant Wave of Canola Flowers in ABOMINABLE

ABOMINABLE Visual Effects Supervisor Mark Edwards on creating the vivid canola flowers sequence (VFX Voice)

Film, TV Production Hits $810 Million in Australia, Boosted by Recovery in International Projects

Hollywood movies as well as critically acclaimed series contributed to the second-highest result on record, according to agency Screen Australia (The Hollywood Reporter)

Roland Emmerich Just Made a $100 Million Indie Film. Will It Work?

The World War II drama boasts a $100 million budget, but one that was pulled together outside the studio system, making it one of the costliest independent films in history (Variety)

Locksmith Animation Signs Multi-Picture Deal with Warner Bros. Pictures

UK production house, led by Sarah Smith and Julie Lockhart, will co-develop and distribute family animated features in theatres worldwide (Animation World Network)

Warnermedia’s Streaming Service HBO Max Is Going To Be Jam-Packed With Animation

There will be plenty of diverse animation offerings on HBO Max, the upcoming streaming service from AT&T’s Warnermedia unit (Cartoon Brew)

VFXVoice.com Receives Folio: Eddie Award

VFX Voice won Best Magazine Website (Association/Nonprofit B2B) for our digital magazine at the prestigious national Folio: Eddie and Ozzie Awards (Facebook)

Surgical Training Platform FundamentalVR Closes £4.3m Investment Round

The round was supported by the Mayo Clinic among others (VR Focus)

Unreal Engine Marketplace Adds Featured Free Content

Epic Games has announced a year-long extension of featured free content via the Unreal Engine Marketplace. (Computer Graphics Weekly)

People on the Move

Steve Griffith Named VP of Production at Legend 3D

3D conversion and VFX facility Legend 3D named Steve Griffith its VP of Production (Studio Daily)

 

Jason Mayo Joins Bonfire as Managing Director & Partner

The move adds Mayo and his deep experience managing digital and postproduction companies to Bonfire’s new leadership lineup (SHOOT Online)

 

VFX Studio Blacksmith Branches into Color Grading with New Hire

Visual effects studio Blacksmith has added colorist Mikey Pehanich to its creative team, helping to expand the facility’s list of services (Post Magazine)

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