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Will 'Gravity' Prompt 'Visual Imaging' Oscar?

October 26, 2013, 04:15 PM

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/ves-summit-w...

Cinematography, art direction and visual effects are so blended in new movies that it might be time for a new Oscar category to be introduced, admitted Hawk Koch, past president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and current co-president of the PGA. His suggestion? Something along the lines of "visual imaging."

Pacific Rim – VFX Breakdown

October 26, 2013, 04:15 PM

https://www.aotg.com/pacific-rim-vfx-breakdown/

Rodeo FX has published an impressive VFX breakdown of their work on PACIFIC RIM...

Less 3D = Cheaper Tickets

October 26, 2013, 04:15 PM

http://www.tgdaily.com/games-and-entertainment-fea...

We know how much many of you hate 3D out there, even though movies like Gravity prove that there’s still amazing things that are being done with the technology. But for 3D haters, there is some good news: The less 3D movies there are out there, the cheaper it is to go to the movies.

Sculpting a Pumpkin in Cinema 4D

October 26, 2013, 04:14 PM

http://lesterbanks.com/2013/10/sculpting-a-pumpkin...

Stectoons’ Esteban shows how to get started with C4D using various tools in Cinema 4D R14 to model, light and render a simple Halloween Jack-o’-lantern using Cinema’s sculpting tools to flesh out the form.

AE 4 Basic Still picts. Movement

October 26, 2013, 04:14 PM

http://lesterbanks.com/2013/10/after-effects-4-bas...

Mikey Borup goes over some of the basics in After Effects showing some of the most common ways that you can use to animate a still image and takes a look at the benefits of each in relationship to the type of image.

Create a dynamic push button in AE

October 26, 2013, 06:44 AM

http://wolfcrow.com/blog/how-to-create-a-dynamic-p...

How to create a dynamic push button animation in After Effects...

MTI Film adds post staff for television series wor

October 25, 2013, 05:48 PM

http://postperspective.com/2013/10/mti-film-adds-p...

  HOLLYWOOD — MTI Film (www.mtifilm.com) has added veteran producers Antoinette Perez and Lawrence Epstein to its post production services division focusing on television work. Perez joins from Pixomondo where she produced visual effects for such films as Oblivion and Red Tails. Epstein’s appointment is a promotion. He served for the past three years as […]

Creating realistic Grass in Blender

October 25, 2013, 05:47 PM

http://lesterbanks.com/2013/10/creating-and-render...

Umberto Oldani walks through how he created a scene with grass, flowers and a tree in Blender, using the freely available Arbaro Tree generator intended for POV Ray.

SFX Entertainment Acquires Fame House

October 25, 2013, 05:47 PM

http://www.hypebot.com/hypebot/2013/10/sfx-enterta...

SFX Entertainment is primarily known in the M&A space for acquisitions of companies producing EDM-related festival and events. For example, they had already acquired a major share of ID&T but recently went on to acquire 100%.

Light Iron Guides Canon’s Project Finish

October 25, 2013, 05:46 PM

http://news.creativecow.net/story/873365

(Hollywood, California--October 25, 2013) LightIron – a post production leader in 4K color and finishing – provided on-set color, data management, and final color for the celebrity-directed short films that premiered at the Canon Project Imaginat10n Film Festival last night at Lincoln Center in New York City. The event was presented by two-time Academy Award® winner Ron Howard.

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