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Technicolor to Spin Off Its Creative Services, Including VFX Business

February 24, 2022 | By
Technicolor to Spin Off Its Creative Services, Including VFX Business

Industry leader Technicolor has announced that it will spin off its Technicolor Creative Studios, which houses its visual effects business and animation studio. Technicolor will retain a 35 percent stake in TCS, but the other 65 percent of the business will be spun off. The move will leave the French parent company with two primary lines... »

Markus Zeiler to Leave ARRI, Expected to Join the MBS Group

February 18, 2022 | By
Markus Zeiler to Leave ARRI, Expected to Join the MBS Group

After more than nine successful years at ARRI — three of which were spent as an Executive Board member — Markus Zeiler has decided to exit the company and tackle a new professional challenge as a member of the Management team for one of ARRI’s long-term customers starting on April 1. ARRI’s press release... »

Fancy VFX Sets Up Shop at Goldcrest Post

January 26, 2022 | By
Fancy VFX Sets Up Shop at Goldcrest Post

Fancy VFX, a new visual effects studio targeting television, film and advertising projects, has launched as a sister company to Goldcrest Post. Led by veteran Executive Creative Director/Visual Effects Supervisor Randie Swanberg and Senior Flame Artist/Visual Effects Supervisor Mario Caserta, the studio offers complete solutions for the design, execution and delivery of high-caliber visual... »

Exclusive: Tippett Studio Names Michael Root New CTO, Ups Dale Taylor to Head of Production

January 24, 2022 | By
Exclusive: Tippett Studio Names Michael Root New CTO, Ups Dale Taylor to Head of Production

Tippett Studio, the award-winning effects studio founded by two-time Oscar winner Phil Tippett, has announced that Michael Root has been promoted from Director of Technology to Chief Technology Officer, while Dale Taylor has been promoted from VFX producer to Head of Production. The studio’s recent projects include The Mandalorian Season 2 and Marvel’s Falcon and the Winter Soldier on Disney Plus, as... »

Cutters Promotes Magdalena Hernández to Editor

January 18, 2022 | By
Cutters Promotes Magdalena Hernández to Editor

High-end editorial boutique Cutters is very proud to announce the promotion of Magdalena Hernández to Editor. The announcement was made by Cutters Chicago Executive Producer Heather Richardson. Originally from Bogotá, Colombia, and fluent in both Spanish and English, Hernández earned her BA in Filmmaking from Universidad Nacional de Colombia in 2015, then completed her... »

Last Night in Soho VFX Supervisor Tom Proctor on Seamlessly Mixing London’s Past and Present

January 18, 2022 | By
<em>Last Night in Soho</em> VFX Supervisor Tom Proctor on Seamlessly Mixing London’s Past and Present

If you’ve seen Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho, you may have been at least slightly impressed by some of the more elaborate setpieces, including a few featuring Thomasin McKenzie and Anya Taylor-Joy as the former’s character Ellie is magically transported back to the London Soho district of the ‘60s where she encounters the latter’s Sandie. This... »

Assembly Joins Post New York Alliance

January 10, 2022 | By
Assembly Joins Post New York Alliance

Post New York Alliance (PNYA) welcomes full-service post-production company Assembly as a company member. Founded in 2021, Assembly operates two Manhattan facilities offering dailies, offline editorial, visual effects, color grading and editorial finishing services for film, television and advertising. Its recent projects include the FX anthology series The Premise and the Netflix film Bruised. As a PNYA member,... »

Senior Post Joins Post New York Alliance

December 21, 2021 | By
Senior Post Joins Post New York Alliance

Post New York Alliance (PNYA) proudly announces Senior Post, Brooklyn, as a new company member. Founded in 2012 by Josh Senior and Joanna Naugle, Senior Post is the largest editorial house in Brooklyn with 17 offline suites. It also provides dailies, editorial finishing, color grading and deliverables, while serving clients including Netflix, HBO, FX,... »

Pixelworks Launches TrueCut Motion Platform

December 16, 2021 | By
Pixelworks Launches TrueCut Motion Platform

Pixelworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PXLW), a global leader in visual processing solutions, today announced the launch of the industry’s first end-to-end platform for motion imaging. TrueCut® Motion is a powerful solution that offers directors advanced mastering tools to control how motion is visualized in their films, new streaming and theatrical distribution tools as well as... »

Periscope Post & Audio Adds Talent to Meet Growing Post Workload

December 14, 2021 | By
Periscope Post & Audio Adds Talent to Meet Growing Post Workload

Full service post-production services provider Periscope Post & Audio, Hollywood and Chicago, has added creative, technical and sales staff to meet a surge in television, streaming and feature projects. The company has brought veteran re-recording mixer Terry O’Bright to its Hollywood facility. O’Bright is a five-time Emmy Award-nominee whose recent credits include the ABC... »