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Post House Absolute Welcomes Joe Tang to VFX Team

July 28, 2021, 09:10 AM

Post-production studio, Absolute, has expanded their visual effects department with the appointment of Flame Artist Joe Tang, who joins the team following a 10-year career at The Mill, with preceding roles at Smoke & Mirrors and TTV.

The Morning After Lucasfilm hired a YouTuber with

July 27, 2021, 08:40 AM

Today’s tech headlines: LG's new Tone Free wireless earbuds have a case that plugs into headphone ports, a magnetic helmet shrunk a deadly tumor in a world-first test, Lucasfilm hires YouTuber who used deepfake to improve 'The Mandalorian'..

Digital Domain completes 300+ shots for Black Widow

July 25, 2021, 11:45 AM

LOS ANGELES – In Marvel Studios’ Black Widow, the title character confronts the demons of her past in a spectacular and explosive fashion. After discovering a flying fortress hidden in the clouds, the Avenger leads an airborne battle in which she dodges flaming wreckage as it approached terminal velocity. The sequence was made possible Digital Domain (, a long-time collaborator with Marvel Studios.

Bullitt & Epic Games test Unreal Engine’s latest in-camera VFX toolset

July 23, 2021, 08:43 AM

LOS ANGELES — Recently, Epic Games and filmmakers’ collective Bullitt assembled a team to test out the latest in-camera VFX toolset, part of the extensive suite of virtual production tools in the upcoming Unreal Engine 4.27 release. To put each of the new tools through their paces, they created a short test film that mimics a real production workflow.

Unity Buys SpeedTree Creator Interactive Data Visualization

July 23, 2021, 08:41 AM

Unity has acquired Interactive Data Visualization (IDV), creator of SpeedTree, a suite of vegetation modeling and environment creation products for architecture, games, visual effects and real-time simulations. Unity and IDV have been longtime partners, and this acquisition enables a deeper integration of SpeedTree into the Unity ecosystem. As a result, Continue reading → July 22, 2021 The post Unity Buys SpeedTree Creator Interactive Data Visualization appeared first on postPerspective.

How The Mill worked with singer Beatie Wolfe to cr

July 21, 2021, 09:15 AM

Pioneering artist and singer Beatie Wolfe came to us with a simple, but powerful brief. To create a stirring, environmental piece that visualizes humanity’s carbon impact on Earth. This was showcased at the Nobel Prize Summit in April.

NIM 5.0 Studio Management Tool Tracks Remote Artists, Offers New UI

July 20, 2021, 09:02 AM

NIM Labs has  has updated its studio management platform that helps post houses track projects and manage remote and in-house artists. Developed with feedback from companies like Glassworks, Logan and Rohtau, NIM 5.0 is designed to give studios a visual analytics tools for targeted business intelligence and a multi-location payroll system to simplify the admin behind remote workforces, Continue reading → July 19, 2021 The post NIM 5.0 Studio Management Tool Tracks Remote Artists, Offers New ...

UKs Outpost VFX Boosts Overtime Pay In Unusual Mo

July 20, 2021, 08:59 AM

U.K. staff will now receive 1.5x pay on all weekday hours beyond 40 hours, as well as all weekend work.

The Mills Global Director of Creative Technology

July 19, 2021, 09:01 AM

Aleissia Laidacker, The Mills Global Director of Creative Technology has been recognised as the Top 50 voices in XR by industry expert and pioneer Avi Bar-Zeev. The San Francisco based expert says the list is inspired by the people who bring fresh, original thinking to the field of Spatial Computing aka XR/AR/VR/MR. They may not market themselves as “influencers” or “visionaries” or even count their followings. You may not yet know their names. But when they speak, we should always liste...

2021 Animation and VFX Emmy Nominees Announced

July 14, 2021, 09:11 AM

The nominees for the 73rd Primetime Emmys were announced by the TV Academy virtually by Ron Cephas Jones and Jasmine Cephas Jones. As in previous years, The Simpsons, Big Mouth, Bob’s Burgers, Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal and South Park made big impressions on the TV Academy voters. The short form category put the spotlight on Love, Death + Robots, Robot Chicken, Once Upon a Snowman and Maggie Simpson in The Force Awakens from a Nap.

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