Visual Effects

Rising Sun Pictures Shares Oscar Nomination for X-Men: Days of Future Past

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:39 -- Nick Dager

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.

Encore Names Jennifer Tellefsen Vice President, VFX

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:39 -- Nick Dager

Post-production and visual effects company Encore has appointed Jennifer Tellefsen as vice president of business development, VFX for Encore offices worldwide. Having served as vice president of business development, post at the Hollywood location since 2009, Tellefsen helped Encore complete its transition to file-based workflows and will now focus on piloting the company's thriving visual effects department under senior vice president, VFX, Tom Kendall.

Pakistan’s Film Business Reborn with Main Hoon Shahid Afridi

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:11 -- Nick Dager

Pakistan post house Darkroom Asia has won a major contract with ARY Films as a strategic partner in providing post-production and VFX-related services. Darkroom Asia CEO Salman Hasan credits the company’s new SGO Mistika 4K system with sealing the deal. The first project was the feature film Main Hoon Shahid Afridi, which some say marks the rebirth of the Pakistan film industry.

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