JMR Electronics recently designed and built a high performance server and storage system for the production of the world’s first high-frame-rate 3D movie. UFOTOG, a 10-minute short that tells the story of a man’s attempt to photograph alien spacecraft, is the work of director, visual effects pioneer and filmmaking visionary Douglas Trumbull.
California-based Legend3D has been chosen by The Coca-Cola Company and advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather Paris to convert the Liquid Dream Coke Zero spot into 3D.
PipelineFX has announced that twice a year, all PipelineFX education customers on subscription can double their current license capacity at no additional charge, with the company’s new Education Burst License program.
Recognized with an Academy Award for Hugo and an Emmy Award for the second season of Game of Thrones, visual effects house Pixomondo recently created nearly 300 shots for J.J. Abrams' epic Star Trek Into Darkness.
Modus FX completed many of the key visual effects shots on Now You See Me.
Colorflow recently provided color grading and other post-production services for Electric Ascension, a full-length concert film documenting the Rova Saxophone Quartet’s remarkable reimagining of John Coltrane’s legendary 1965 free jazz recording Ascension.
Leading computer graphics and visual effects software developer, The Foundry is pleased to announce that Mari will be coming to the Mac later this year.
Light Illusion has released a free Display Check version of their LightSpace CMS display color management system.
The Hollywood Post Alliance announces the opening of the Call for Entries for the Eighth Annual HPA Awards, which will take place on the evening of November 7th at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California. Considered the standard bearer for excellence and innovation, the HPA Awards recognize the achievements of the individuals and companies that have contributed to groundbreaking technologies and creative excellence within the post production industry.
National Geographic magazine challenged director of photography Greg Wilson to create a shot tracking a sprinting cheetah—in the spirit of Eadweard Muybridge’s 1878 image of a running horse. Combining the resources of National Geographic and the Cincinnati Zoo, and drawing on the skills of an incredible crew, Wilson and his team were responsible for simultaneously capturing motion picture images and high-resolution stills of the cheetah for use in the magazine.