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.
The Red Giant Universe has released Universe 1.3, the latest update to its visual effects environment for Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X and Motion, Sony Vegas and now, Blackmagic’s DaVinci Resolve.
Digital Domain Holdings Limited, the parent company of Digital Domain 3.0, has entered into an unprecedented ten-year agreement with TNT Production Limited to produce 3D virtual performance holograms of Miss Teresa Teng for concerts, movies and all manner of media.
Digital Domain Holdings Limited has named Daniel Seah executive director and CEO. Seah had been serving as CEO of the company’s visual effects division Digital Domain 3.0.
Visual effects studio Atomic Fiction has opened a facility in Montreal.
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 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.