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Animation Effects Award Festival 2017 Speaker Program

May 22, 2017 | By
Animation Effects Award Festival 2017 Speaker Program

The Animation Effects Award Festival (AEAF) has announced speakers for its AEAF 2017′ Speaker Program, which takes place from 10am to 5pm on the 15th and 16th of August, with the AEAF awards following at 6pm on the 16th. AEAF 2017 will take place at the Chauvel Cinema in Paddington, Australia. List of speakers,... »

Composer Mark Isham Scoring Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger

May 21, 2017 | By
Composer Mark Isham Scoring Marvel’s <em>Cloak and Dagger</em>

Mark Isham has been announced to score the upcoming series Cloak and Dagger, created for Freeform by Joe Pokaski, is based on the Marvel Comics‘ characters of the same name, and follows the story of two teenagers from very different backgrounds who find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers while falling in love.... »

Video of the Day: Deadpool Visual Effects Breakdown

May 21, 2017 | By
Video of the Day: <em>Deadpool</em> Visual Effects Breakdown

An in-depth VFX breakdown reel showcasing the behind-the-scenes efforts by the Atomic Fiction team for Fox‘s Deadpool, based on the Marvel comic character. »

Creating Superhero Costumes, Judianna Makovsky on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

May 17, 2017 | By
Creating Superhero Costumes, Judianna Makovsky on <em>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</em>

From the set of the next Avengers film, costume designer Judianna Makovsky spoke of working in the world of Marvel Studios’ superheroes, with her previous project, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, now in theaters. “If you don’t want to just do contemporary, make fun costumes, and learn all of the new techniques, this... »

Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Annual Awards Set for Saturday, FEB. 24, 2018 at the Novo in L.A. Live

May 16, 2017 | By
Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Annual Awards Set for Saturday, FEB. 24, 2018 at the Novo in L.A. Live

The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) has announced that the Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards, honoring outstanding achievements for make-up artists and hair stylists in motion pictures, television, commercials, and live theater, will take place on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Novo Theatre by Microsoft at L.A.... »

22nd Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards Set for Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom

May 3, 2017 | By
22nd Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards Set for Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) 22nd Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards honoring production design in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos will take place on Saturday, January 27, 2018, in the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland, it was announced today by ADG president Nelson Coates, council chair... »

Emmy Watch: SyFy’s The Magicians

May 1, 2017 | By
Emmy Watch: SyFy’s <em>The Magicians</em>

*Research and written contributions by Kevin Adams, Jenna Amico, Eric Bedwell, Patrick Clayton, Shoshana Goodman, Faye Ignoffo, Mya Jones, Carly Pepper, Danielle Peterson, and Lisa Stemmons* Though their SyFy series is now in its second robust season, the co-creators of The Magicians, executive producers Sera Gamble and John McNamara, had humble beginnings; the story... »

NAB 2017, Part 1: Chimera-ing in the Desert Heat

April 26, 2017 | By
NAB 2017, Part 1: Chimera-ing in the Desert Heat

Distances can be deceiving in the lights of Vegas; you might think you’re going to take a quick walk to the resort hotel next door, only to find it’s a half mile away, especially once you factor in all the twists and turns of the walkways along the Strip, deliberately careening into hotel lobbies,... »

Gregory Plotkin, Editor of Get Out

April 23, 2017 | By
Gregory Plotkin, Editor of <em>Get Out</em>

Why does the word “horror” movie have a stigma attached to it and what is truly scary in the modern age? Is the horror genre classified as subpar because the movies were originally low budget and could be made quickly, under the aegis of the prolific, but largely unsung Roger Corman, who gave Francis... »

FilmLight Announces Free Baselight STUDENT

April 18, 2017 | By
FilmLight Announces Free Baselight STUDENT

At NAB2017, FilmLight has announced that they will preview their latest product, Baselight STUDENT, a software-only macOS application that answers the call from a growing number of facilities for trained Baselight colourists and assistants. Baselight STUDENT is intended as a learning tool, either for those wanting to train to become a professional colourist, to... »

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Video of the Day

VFX breakdown for Fox's Deadpool.