Rodeo FX produced 240 stunning visual effects shots for Angelina Jolie’s World War II biopic Unbroken. Partnering again with Industrial Light & Magic, the Montreal-based VFX studio crafted photorealistic images, creating the breathtaking air combat between the B24s and the Zero fighter planes, among other spectacular sequences. Unbroken has been nominated for three Academy Awards, which will be handed out this Sunday.
The role of technology in the service of great storytelling continues to evolve, and this year's Academy Award nominees reflect the impressive artistry of the global computer graphics industry. From Best Pictures and VFX, to Best Cinematography, Animated Features and Shorts, Autodesk media and entertainment software played a supporting role in the creation of many of this year's most acclaimed movies. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences also recognized Autodesk technology with a Scientific and Technical Achievement Award.
Visual effects artists from FuseFX have been nominated for three Visual Effects Society Awards for their work in episodic television.
The suspense thriller Marshland (La Isla Mínima) is Spain's film of the year, nominated for seventeen Goya Awards.
Visual effects and design company Artemple-Hollywood is marking its one year anniversary having produced visual effects work for one of last year’s most successful films.
Visualization house Proof Inc. provided extensive previs and postvis services to two major feature films that have been Oscar nominated for Best Visual Effects for 2014: Guardians of the Galaxy and Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
Rising Sun Pictures visual effects supervisor Tim Crosbie is part of the team nominated for an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Visual Effects for the film X-Men: Days of Future Past. Crosbie supervised the team of RSP artists involved in creating the film’s exuberant Kitchen scene where time appears to stand still as the speedy Quicksilver darts about the Pentagon cafeteria to foil guards attacking a group of mutants. Also named in the nomination are Richard Stammers, Lou Pecora and Cameron Waldbauer.
LipSync Post provided full post-production services for the highly anticipated adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s multi-award-winning novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies.
Proof Inc. provided extensive previs and postvis services to Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, which was released by 21st Century Fox Studios on December 19th.
The real or fake debate raged on recently after Digital-Tutors released a fake meteor sighting video online.