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  1. Oscars: Visual Effects Rally Attracts Over 500 Protesters

    1:40 pm 2/28/2014

    UPDATED: "VFX Soldier" Daniel Lay and members of the visual effects community wore green when they took to Hollywood Blvd. before the Academy Awards.Read more

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  2. Revealing 'Rhythm & Hues: Life After Pi' Doc Exposes Grief, Anger and Troubled Business (Video)

    7:57 pm 2/21/2014

    "I was prepared to sell my shares of stock for $1 if someone would invest the $15 million-$20 million we needed," said the founder of the bankrupt "Life of Pi" VFX house.Read more

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  3. Benedict Cumberbatch Performs Mocap 'Smaug' in Making-Of Video (Exclusive)

    10:16 am 2/21/2014

    To create the dragon in "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," having Benedict "in a mocap suit … seemed to help get him immersed and home in on the character."Read more

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  4. 'Rhythm & Hues: Life After Pi' Documentary Trailer Released (Video)

    3:26 pm 2/13/2014

    One year since Rhythm & Hues filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy shortly before its work on 'Life of Pi' won a VFX Oscar, a documentary is set to be released.Read more

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  5. 'Star Wars' Leads ILM to Launch New London Effects Facility (Exclusive)

    7:10 am 2/12/2014

    With plans to support additional productions including "The Avengers 2" in London, and to double its head count in Vancouver, the VFX division of Lucasfilm is poised for a major expansion.Read more

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  6. 'Gravity' Tops the Visual Effects Society Awards

    12:08 pm 2/11/2014

    "Frozen" wins the four awards in animated features, while "The Lone Ranger" collects the honor for outstanding supporting VFX in a feature.Read more

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  7. Visual Effects Society Awards Preview: The Changing State Of The Art

    11:45 am 2/11/2014

    THR talks with nominees from "Gravity," "The Hobbit," "The Lone Ranger," "Pacific Rim" and "Star Trek Into Darkness."Read more

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  8. BECTU Calls on U.K. Screen Association to Conduct Inquiry Into VFX Work Conditions

    9:03 am 2/6/2014

    ”U.K. Screen and VFX companies should focus on what matters: the welfare of their staff," BECTU said in a statement provided to THR.Read more

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  9. U.K. Screen Association Cries Foul Over Visual Effects Industry Petition

    9:01 am 2/5/2014

    The trade association for U.K.-based VFX companies is asking BECTU to revise its VFX Working Time Charter.Read more

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  10. New VFX Firm Magnopus Sets Up in Downtown L.A.

    11:00 am 1/23/2014

    The company, founded by Oscar-winning visual effects artists Ben Grossman and Alex Henning, is the first entertainment tenant in the PacMutual building. Read more

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