VES Nods – There’s Gravity and Everything Else

It kind of seems like there’s no point to even running a contest with Gravity in the VFX department. It’s like Avatar – nothing will even get remotely close.  Nonetheless, here are the VES noms, Gravity leads with 8 nods, courtesy of Steve Pond at The Wrap:...
Posted On 14 Jan 2014

10 films advance to vie for VFX nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, CA — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 86th Oscars®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: Elysium Gravity The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Iron...
Posted On 05 Dec 2013

World War Z, Trailer Number 2 and Poster

JustJared has the poster for the Brad Pitt sci-fi extravaganza, and trailer number 2, just released. “United Nations employee Gerry Lane (Pitt) traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to...
Posted On 25 Mar 2013

Interview: Jeff White’s Visual Effects for The Avengers

Jeff White joined the legendary LucasFilm visual effects company Industrial Light and Magic roughly ten years ago, and has since worked on some of the biggest blockbusters of the past decade. His work spans all three Transformers movies, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s...

Life of Pi and Brave top VES Awards

Life of Pi and Brave each win 4 awards at the 11th Annual VES Awards.   (thanks to Mikhail) Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture Life of Pi Outstanding Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture Brave Outstanding Supporting Visual...
Posted On 06 Feb 2013