Paris-based animation studio Illumination Mac Guff used Shotgun software to keep on track for the 3D summer family film and one its most successful, Despicable Me 2.
Douglas Trumbull’s latest project UFOTOG, the world’s first high-frame rate (120 fps), stereoscopic 3D film, has completed production.
Bad Robot, the production company founded by director J.J. Abrams, used Tweak Software’s RV-SDI to review visual effects shots from Star Trek Into Darkness.
Practical effects company 32Ten Studios of San Rafael, California has expanded its studio capabilities.
Foxed, an award-winning, 3D animated short by Toronto-based director James Stewart will have its Canadian 3D premiere and theatrical run in Toronto at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, starting June 28.
Athena Studios, Emeryville, California has signed CG animation production manager Brice Parker to the newly created position of producer. Parker will oversee development of the studio's forthcoming original stop motion and visual effects projects. Athena founder Jon V. Peters made the announcement.
Montreal area effects house Modus FX completed 240 visual effects shots for This Is The End, the apocalyptic comedy directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg in theatres now.
JMR Electronics recently designed and built a high performance server and storage system for the production of the world’s first high-frame-rate 3D movie. UFOTOG, a 10-minute short that tells the story of a man’s attempt to photograph alien spacecraft, is the work of director, visual effects pioneer and filmmaking visionary Douglas Trumbull.
California-based Legend3D has been chosen by The Coca-Cola Company and advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather Paris to convert the Liquid Dream Coke Zero spot into 3D.
PipelineFX has announced that twice a year, all PipelineFX education customers on subscription can double their current license capacity at no additional charge, with the company’s new Education Burst License program.