PipelineFX has added a subscription licensing option making the Qube render farm management software for visual effects even more cost-effective for studios and schools. This new option can be limited to a single one-month installment, and drops the price of Qube to $15 a month.
Los Angeles-based Cantina Creative and London-based Territory Studio used Maxon Cinema 4D software to create numerous visual effects that appear throughout Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Age of Ultron sequel.
Animation, VFX, and design shop Blur Studio created game trailers for clients Bethesda Softworks, Ubisoft and 505 Games showing at this years E3 Expo June 16-18 in Los Angeles, California. The trailers included Tom Clancys Rainbow Six Siege, ADR1FT, and Dishonored 2.
The action thriller San Andreas, now in theaters, is packed with catastrophic destruction, achieved in part through 247 complex visual effects shots executed by Method Studios facilities. As one of the main visual effects vendors on the film, Method was responsible for the entire downtown Los Angeles sequence, in which an earthquake decimates the city, and also contributed to the San Francisco sequence.
Man-eating sharks turn cuddly in a new campaign for La Quinta. Filmworkers and Churchill Studio provided the inspired computer generated magic for Swim in which a businessman is dropped into a dive tank filled with blood thirsty sea creatures. The campaign was conceived by DDB Chicago, and directed by David McNally of Company Films.
Artemple-Hollywood produced more than 150 VFX shots for the Warner Bros. feature film Entourage, many of which comprised crowd duplications, complex tracking and compositing, CG elements, and 3D matte paintings that included 360-degree environments.
Burbank-headquartered FuseFX has been providing visual effects for Salem since the drama about witches in colonial Massachusetts made its debut last year as WGN America’s first original series. Currently in the midst of the show’s 13-episode second season, the studio’s team of artists is hard at work, helping to conjure a 17th century world riven with black magic, intrigue and strife. The series is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios.
Following a successful Cannes Film Festival premiere, David Sandberg's ‘80s-inspired film Kung Fury makes its online debut this week. Kickstarter-funded by 17,000 backers, the 30-minute film follows a Miami-based kung fu cop as he time travels from the ‘80s to the ‘40s on a mission to take out Adolf Hitler, a plotline augmented by 399 over-the-top VFX shots delivered by a 46-person crew at Scandinavian VFX house Fido.
Internap Corporation today announced that visual effects company Scanline VFX is using Internap’s high-density colocation and route-optimized Performance IP services to deliver the speed, reliability and scale needed to process high volumes of performance-intensive digital content workloads and easily accommodate business growth and changing project workflows.
Modern VideoFilm recently wrapped up a seven-year run as a post-production services provider for FX’s hugely popular series Sons of Anarchy. The Burbank-based facility set up a file-based pipeline for the show, about a motorcycle club based in Northern California, integrating editorial finishing, visual effects, color grading and deliverables. Despite a tight schedule and complex VFX and grading requirements, Modern efficiently delivered a stellar product each week of the show’s long run.