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  1. 'The Desolation of Smaug:' Weta's Joe Letteri Reveals The Biggest VFX Challenges

    8:00 am 12/13/2013

    The four-time Oscar winner describes creating a CG dragon that was "twice as big as a 747," saying Peter Jackson "wanted his physical size to dominate."Read more

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  2. Obama's L.A. Visit: VFX Community Planning Green-Shirt Protest

    3:55 pm 11/22/2013

    Activists hope 500 green T-shirts will greet the chief executive's visit to Jeffrey Katzenberg's DreamWorks Animation in Glendale; one artist tells THR: "Our intent is to get the message to Obama that our jobs have left the country and VFX shops have gone bankrupt due to tax incentives."Read more

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  3. AFM: Fu Works and Poland's Alvernia Studios to Back Low Budget Genre Films

    1:30 pm 11/9/2013

    Under a new service-based investment scheme, San Fu Maltha's production outfit and the Polish studio will be financing up to half of the genre titles that shoot or post-produce in the country.Read more

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  4. VES Summit: Is 'Ender's Game' Production a New Model for the VFX Industry?

    5:17 pm 10/26/2013

    Lead VFX house Digital Domain took a co-producer role in the Lionsgate film, which opens Nov. 1.Read more

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  5. 'Despicable Me's' Chris Meledandri: Animation Market Is Cannibalizing Itself

    2:50 pm 10/26/2013

    The founder and CEO of Illumination Entertainment warns that studios release "too many films and there’s not enough room."Read more

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  6. Digital Domain Ups Terry Clotiaux to President of Feature Films

    12:55 pm 8/12/2013

    Rich Flier is promoted to president of advertising and games.Read more

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  7. German VFX Company CinePostproduction Files for Bankruptcy

    9:38 am 8/12/2013

    The insolvency of the Munich-based outfit follows the bankruptcies of giants like Digital Domain and Rhythm & Hues.Read more

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  8. VFX Company Digital Domain Acquired by Sun Innovation

    8:46 am 7/27/2013

    UPDATED: Ed Ulbrich steps down as CEO; Sun Innovation exec Daniel Seah will lead the company.Read more

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  9. Reflections On Siggraph: 'The Only Ones Making Money Are For-Profit Universities'

    1:04 pm 7/26/2013

    The state of the VFX industry was a big topic at this week's CG conference.Read more

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