Surviving Post-production

How to Get Into and Survive Film, Advertising and TV Post-production – The Alternative Guide

VFX News

03/05/2013

The Hollywood Reporter – Visual Effects Companies Meet to Consider Formation of Trade Association

VFX World – Spring 2013 Animation and VFX Film Preview

02/05/2013

VFX Soldier – Letter to Disney

30/04/2013

The Hollywood Reporter – Leading VFX Artists Talk Matte Paintings, Full Environments and Set Extensions

Below the Line – Adaptation: VFX Town Hall

29/04/2013

FX Guide – LED Light Quality

25/04/2013

FX Guide – The Science of Spherical Harmonics at Weta Digital

22/04/2013

Variety – VFX House Double Negative Launches TV Division

VFX Soldier – European Commission Investigates Games Subsidies

FX Guide – Inside Oblivion

18/04/2013

Effects Corner – Visual Effects Guilds

16/04/2013

Effects Corner – What’s the Solution?

13/04/2013

Financial Post – Lights! Camera! Film Subsidies!

12/04/2013

Effects Corner – Visual Effects Professionals United

10/04/2013

FX Guide – Open EXR 2.0 Goes Deep

09/04/2013

FX Guide – NAB 2013 – Blackmagic and Moore’s Law

05/04/2013

Inside Movies – Peter Jackson and Others Weigh in on Hollywood’s F/X crisis

04/04/2013

FX Guide – Adobe’s New Pro Video Tools – NAB Sneak Peek

The Hollywood Reporter – Union Seeks to Organize UK VFX Workers

03/04/2013

Cartoon Brew – BREAKING: Disney Shuts Down LucasArts; 150 Staffers Laid Off

02/04/2013

AWN – G.I. Joe Gets VFX Retaliation

VFX Soldier – Variety Reaching Out To Imageworks Employees

29/03/2013

VFX Soldier – The Mill TV Closed & Imageworks LA Layoffs

VFX Soldier – And the Rhytm & Hues Auction Winner Is…

20/03/2013

VFX Soldier – Good, Fast or Cheap?

15/03/2013

Anirama – An Alternate Business Model for the VFX Industry

14/03/2013

VFX Soldier – People Power – VFX Town Hall

FX Guide – Different Ads – Different Techniques

FX Guide – VFX Town Hall Photos and Notes

 

13/03/2013

Variety – Lawyers to Laid-off Digital Domain Freelancers: Pay Us or We’ll Sue

Effects Corner – Pi Day International VFX Meeting

VFX Soldier – #VFXTownhall Pi Day 14/03/2013

VFX Soldier – Poll Shows 70% of NZers Want Hobbit Subsidy Repaid

AWN – Poetica Takes a CG Journey with Trek

12/03/2013

FX Guide – International VFX Town Hall meetings

FX Guide – Luxology Teases new Modo 701

08/03/2013

AWN – MPC Creates Mammoth Beanstalk for Jack the Giant Slayer

AWN – New Iron Man Theatrical Trailer Unleashed

07/03/2013

Hollywood Reporter – Why VFX Houses Lose Money on Big Movies

06/03/2013

Digital Arts – Oblique FX details VFX work on Being Human

05/03/2013

Digital Arts – Nvidia Expands Pro Graphics Card Line with Quadro K4000, K2000 & K2000D

28/02/2013

FX Guide – CVMP – Revealing the Invisible

FX Guide – VFX Roundtable – Scott Squires, Scott Ross, David Rand

FX Guide – VES Open Letter – What is the VES’s Role Here?

26/02/2013

Facebook – VFX Solidarity International

FX Guide – Film and Game Convergence

VFX Soldier – A Day Without a VFX Pro?

25/02/2013

FX Guide – VES Responds to VFX Protest

VFX Soldier – An Open Letter to Ang Lee

FX Guide – VFX Protest at Oscars

Oscar.go.com  – The Oscars

24/02/2013

VFX Soldier – Pixomondo London & Detroit Close Leaving Some Unpaid

22/02/2013

VFX Soldier – VFX Oscars Demonstration: Hollywood & Vine – 1pm-4:30pm

FX Guide – VFX Protest at Oscars

AWN – Autodesk Powers Academy Nominated films

AWN – Winter 2013 VFX Movie Preview

21/02/2013

FX Guide – Mo-cap on a Budget: Halo 4 ‘Terminals’

VFX Soldier – VFX Soldier Criticises ‘Beasts’ Free Labour in Wall Street Journal

FX Guide – How Method Made Magical Effects in Beautiful Creatures

18/02/2013

Mashable – Super Bowl 2013 Commercials: Watch Them All Here

14/02/2013

VFX Soldier – Rhythm & Hues Bankruptcy Docs Posted

VFX Soldier – VFX Law Disappears

FX Guide – The 5 Step Zombie Plan: Warm Bodies

AWN – Blue Sky Studios Announces Summer Internship Program

12/02/2013

FX Guide – By the People and for the People: the VFX of Lincoln

VFX Soldier – Warner Bros. Threatens New Zealand

10/02/2013

FX Guide – BAFTA Film Awards Winners

06/02/2013

Effects Corner – Scott Squires Bad Visual Effects Business Practices

FX Guide – VES Winners

04/02/2013

AWN – Biscuit Tackles Super Bowl XLVII Spots

03/02/2013

FX Guide – Prime Focus London Commercials Division to Go Into Administration

02/02/2013

FX Guide – New Silhouette v5 Released

31/01/2013

Computer Arts – Destroy Desk Culture

29/01/2013

VFX Soldier – The Insitutionalization of Displacement in VFX

23/01/2013

VFX Soldier – Government and Media Take a Stand Against Hollywood Subsidies

21/01/2013

VFX Soldier – BC Taxpayers Lost $100 Million on Film Subsidies in 2011

FX Guide – How to Make a Cinema Ad 15 Million will Watch Every Month

AWN – The Foundry Launches Hieroplayer

15/01/2013

FX Guide – Making a Musical: Les Miserables

10/01/2013

AWN – MPC Lets Buffalo Roam for Esurance

FX Guide – Oscar Nominees 2013

09/01/2013

FX Guide – BAFTA Nominees 2013

07/01/2013

FX Guide – VES Announces Nominees for 11th Annual VES Awards

04/01/2013

AWN – Software Review: Nuke 7.0

03/01/2013

VFX Soldier – We’re funded! So What’s Next?

21/12/2012

FX Guide – The Hobbit: Exclusive 85 page iBook by fxguide

20/12/2012

VFX Soldier – Campaign to End VFX Subsidies Back On 

18/12/2012

VFX Soldier – Campaign to End VFX Subsidies Frozen

10/12/2012

VFX Soldier – Campaign to End VFX Subsidies Begins

06/12/2012

AWN – VES Releases Cinematic Color White Paper

05/12/2012

FX Guide – Understanding Magic Bullet(s)

03/12/2012

FX Guide – Carl Rosendahl from PDI to the Future of VFX

30/11/2012

VFX Soldier – Digital Domain Pay Cuts

29/11/2012

FX Guide – On Set Workflow: Hitchcock

AWN – The Foundry Launches Nuke 7.0

VES – Understanding Unions Event LA

FX Guide – Oscar VFX Shortlist

26/11/2012

Death Fall – The Hobbit Production Video 9

12/11/2012

VFX Soldier – Taking Action on VFX Subsidies

AWN - VES to Host Collective Bargaining Panel

05/11/2012

FX Guide TV  – Flight VFX Analysis

02/11/2012

FX Guide – Flame 20th Edition

31/10/2012

VFX Soldier – Disney Buys Lucasfilm

30/10/2012

VFX Soldier – Framestore to Open in Canada

29/10/2012

AWN – Book Review: Filmmaking for Change: Make Films That Transform the World

28/10/2012

The CG Bros Channel – CGI VFX Breakdowns

25/10/2012

AWN – Digital Domain Fallout Continues

23/10/2012

Youtube.com – Iron man 3 Trailer

20/10/2012

http://www.themill.com – Great Facebook ad

17/10/2012

Goodreads.com – Book Review – How to Get Into and Survive Film, Advertising and TV Post-production – The Alternative Guide

16/10/2012

FX Guide - The truth about the Dneg layoffs

12/10/2012

AWN – Book Review – The storyboard artist

09/10/2012

Iloura.com – Ted opening sequence breakdown

02/10/2012

Wired.co.uk – The UK’s first VFX festival hopes to raise awareness of a vital industry

01/10/2012

FX Guide – Animal Logic Buys Fuel VFX

28/09/2012

FX Guide – Back to the Future: Looper

AWN – New Cloud Atlas TV Ads Released

25/09/2012

FX Guide – Exclusive: Foundry and Luxology Merge

23/09/2012

FX Guide – Galloping Horse America & Reliance MediaWorks buy DD

16/09/2012

AWN – Digital Domain Private School Suspends Classes

Speaking of Animation – Podcast: Rhythm & Hues

12/09/2012

FX Guide – Creative strength in advertising / behavioral change

11/09/2012

FX Guide – Digital Domain, what does it all mean?

04/09/2012

Variety – Digital Domain Woes Deepen

The Art of VFX – Video Interview with Michael Fink, Senior VFX Supervisor

31/08/2012

MPC – VFX Breakdown – Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

VFX Soldier – Digital Domain Stock Falls 75% Over 4 Months

30/08/2012

FX Guide – Practical Effects and Digital Integration

FX Guide – 20 Years of Sony VFX and Animation

28/08/2012

VFX Soldier – Fuel VFX, Matte World Digital Go Down

23/08/2012

VFX Soldier – VFX Working Time Agreement in the UK

22/08/2012

Variety – Fear Envelops Visual Effects Biz

21/08/2012

AWN – Mocha Pro V3 Review

16/08/2012

VFX Soldier – Film Works LA Interviews Rhythm & Hues

13/08/2012

VFX Soldier – Scott Squires: VFX Trade Organization 101

09/08/2012

FX Guide – Keeping it Real: Total Recall

08/08/2012

FX Guide – Dneg’s New Lighting Pipeline

07/08/2012

VFX Soldier – The New York Super Subsidy

07/08/2012

FX Guide – Siggraph 2012 Opens

07/08/2012

VFX Soldier – Paid Internships Work, Unpaid Internships Don’t

06/08/2012

VFX Soldier – DD CEO John Textor Supports VFX Trade Org

20/07/2012

FX Guide – Ice Age 4: Riding the New Wave

19/07/2012

AWN – Digital Domain and Prime Focus Settle Patent Suit

12/07/2012

VFX Soldier – Sony Producer Advises Newcomers to Work for Free

10/07/2012

VFX Soldier – Peter Berg: All the money is going to ILM

09/07/2012

VFX Soldier – European Commission Responds to VFX Soldier

02/07/2012

Michael Kutsche – Concept Art for John Carter

28/06/2012

FX Guide – Huntsman: Every trick in the fairytale book

27/06/2012

VFX Blog – Effects you never knew were there

17/06/2012

VFX Soldier – VFX Soldier Letter to the European Commission

17/06/2012

VFX Soldier – Europe Proposes Film Subsidy Cap

16/06/2012

Autodesk – Smoke 2013 free trial download…brilliant!

15/06/2012

FX Guide – Prometheus VFX breakdowns 

13/06/2012

FX Guide – VES Job Fair in London, NY and LA 

27/05/2012

FX Guide – Making the switch to Premiere Pro CS6

25/05/2012

FX Guide – MPC is berry nice to Ribena

25/05/2012

Escape Studios – The next step in VFX

24/05/2012

FX Guide – Cinematics case study: Mass Effect 3

18/05/2012

AWN – Dark Shadows gets Burtonvision

16/05/2012

The Foundry – Deep compositing in Rise of the Planet of the Apes

15/05/2012

The Foundry – 2012 showreel

14/05/2012

3DM3 – Creating depth of field using Mental Ray – yes.

13/05/2012

FX Guide – An interview with Peter Marley of IATSE (North American Union) on formation of a VFX Guild

12/05/2012

The Daily – The making of ‘The Avengers’ Hulk 

10/05/2012

FX Guide – Kodak sells Cinesite to Endless LLP, private equity firm

08/05/2012

Animation World Network – Visions of the Future for Computer Graphics and Communication – Dr Ken Perlin from NYU Media Research Lab on the past, present and future use of computer graphics technology for human interaction and communication

07/05/2012

Escape Studios – Ridley Scott’s Prometheus trailer

06/05/2012

VFXY NEWS – VFX syndication engine

05/05/2012

FX Guide – Infrared tracking 

04/05/2012

FX Guide – Nuke and Ocula in Action

03/05/2012

Occupy VFX – Healthcare for US Visual Effects Workers – covering a major US issue, access to affordable healthcare

02/05/2012

VFX Soldier – A Proposal on VFX Subsidies – an important discussion on the future of the VFX industry

01/05/2012

VES Society – 40 hour work week discussion on Linkedin 

30/04/2012

Book ‘How to get into and survive Film, Advertising and TV post-production’ – now on Lulu.com

29/04/2012

FX Guide – Flame, Smoke 2013 new feature videos

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One comment on “VFX News

  1. Joseph Lefevre
    13/11/2012

    Grazie! Commendable blog.

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