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  1. 'Star Wars' Visual Effects: Creating Maz, BB-8 and 110 Creatures

    2:32 pm 1/14/2016

    "The main version of BB-8 was puppeteered a little bit like a wheel barrel," says creature effects supervisor Neal Scanlan.Read more

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  2. 'Star Wars' Visual Effects Team Reveals Secrets Behind Millennium Falcon's Relaunch

    9:06 pm 1/13/2016

    "The scope of the project was massive," supervisor Roger Guyett of says of creating the film's 2,100 VFX shots.Read more

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  3. Technicolor Acquires VFX House The Mill for $293.4M

    9:22 am 9/15/2015

    Founded in 1990, The Mill currently focuses on advertising.Read more

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  4. How Hollywood Filmmakers Can Supply China's VFX Demand

    6:47 am 7/21/2015

    Top experts from Hollywood and Asia are learning from South Korea to foray into the world's fastest expanding film market.Read more

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  5. UK's Cinesite Acquires Vancouver-Based Image Engine

    10:27 am 7/2/2015

    The deal gives Cinesite a larger Canadian presence, as it joins forces with the company that has done visual effects work for 'Jurassic World,' 'Game of Thrones' and 'Straight Outta Compton,' among other movies and TV shows.Read more

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  6. 'Terminator: Genisys:' A CG Schwarzenegger Is the Latest in Hollywood's Work Toward Digital Humans

    8:22 am 7/2/2015

    The fully CG character is featured in scenes including a shot-by-shot re-creation of the iconic arrival of the T-800 from the original 1984 film.Read more

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  7. How 'Jurassic Park' Revolutionized Visual Effects, Inspiring 'Jurassic World'

    9:44 pm 6/12/2015

    As the park reopens, THR looks back and forward with 'Park's' nine-time Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Dennis Muren and 'World' VFX supervisor Tim Alexander.Read more

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  8. VFX Software Firm The Foundry Sold for $312M

    12:17 pm 5/20/2015

    HgCapital closed a deal to acquire majority ownership from investor The Carlyle Group.Read more

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  9. Futurist Syd Mead on Smart Cars, Elon Musk and ‘Blade Runner’

    3:20 pm 10/3/2014

    At the second annual Trojan Horse conference in Portugal, Oscar winner Andy Jones said "we are closer" to creating convincing digital humansRead more

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  10. J.J. Abrams to Receive Visual Effects Society Visionary Award

    12:25 pm 9/23/2014

    The director of 'Star Wars: Episode VII' will receive the honor at the 13th annual VES AwardsRead more

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