Behind the Screen
Why 'Jungle Book' Skipped Location Shoots in Favor of "Virtual Production"
Why 'Jungle Book' Skipped Location Shoots in Favor of "Virtual Production"
The Visual Effects Society Awards' top winner demonstrates new, digitally driven filmmaking techniques.
A Guide to the MPSE Golden Reel Awards for Sound Editing
A Guide to the MPSE Golden Reel Awards for Sound Editing
Guillermo del Toro will receive the MPSE Filmmaker Award during the ceremony.
'Jungle Book' Director Jon Favreau Says Sound Mixing Is Like Cooking
'Jungle Book' Director Jon Favreau Says Sound Mixing Is Like Cooking
"Good chefs add a lot of flavors," says the filmmaker, who will be honored Saturday at the Cinema Audio Society Awards and calls sound pros the "unsung heroes of VFX."
Oscars: 'Silence' Cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto on His Partnership With Martin Scorsese
Oscars: 'Silence' Cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto on His Partnership With Martin Scorsese
Nominated for a second Oscar this year, Prieto has worked closely with the legendary director on film and TV projects.
Light Field Camera Developer Lytro Raises $60M
Light Field Camera Developer Lytro Raises $60M
Chris Milk's 'Within' recently used the technology; industry vet Buzz Hays named Lytro general manager.
Imax VR Inks Content Deals With Skydance, Ubisoft
Imax VR Inks Content Deals With Skydance, Ubisoft
Imax also inked location deals with AMC and Regal.
Skydance Interactive Debuts 'Life VR,' 'Archangel' Virtual Reality Experiences
Skydance Interactive Debuts 'Life VR,' 'Archangel' Virtual Reality Experiences
'Life VR' will launch March 24 in conjunction with the release of Skydance's sci-fi thriller 'Life.'
Software Developer Behind Cloud-Rendering System Used in Film, TV Raises Funding
Software Developer Behind Cloud-Rendering System Used in Film, TV Raises Funding
Conductor Technologies, a spinoff of VFX house Atomic Fiction, completed a Series A round with participation from VFX and animation software developer Autodesk.
A Guide to the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards
A Guide to the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards
The awards will be handed out Feb. 19.
Virtual and Augmented Reality Firm 8i Raises $27 Million
Virtual and Augmented Reality Firm 8i Raises $27 Million
The new round brings 8i's total funding to $41 million as it prepares to launch its Holo app.
Oscars: How 'La La Land' Re-created the Griffith Observatory
Oscars: How 'La La Land' Re-created the Griffith Observatory
Production designers and set decorators behind contending films — from 'Fantastic Beasts' to 'Arrival' — dish on building everything from a superluxe futuristic hotel suite to a mysterious spacecraft.
Digital Cinematography Camera Makers Honored at SciTech Awards
Digital Cinematography Camera Makers Honored at SciTech Awards
Leslie Mann and John Cho hosted Saturday's ceremony.