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Emmy-Nominated VFX Producer Sean Tompkins Joins FuseFX
Emmy-Nominated VFX Producer Sean Tompkins Joins FuseFX
VFX Producers Danielle Beemis and Miles DeLong also added to Los Angeles staff.
In a further strengthening of its Los Angeles production staff, FuseFX has added three veteran visual effects producers. They include Sean Tompkins, a two-time Emmy nominee who previously served as Associate Head of Production at Zoic Studios.
published 10 months ago   read more
FuseFX Applies an Inspired Touch to AMC's "Preacher"
FuseFX Applies an Inspired Touch to AMC's "Preacher"Visual effects production for the first season of AMC’s drama Preacher is in high gear at FuseFX, Los Angeles, as artists work to enhance the series’ ample servings of supernatural mayhem. The pilot episode alone featured more than 250 VFX shots with a high degree of integration that achieves a seamless marriage between the practical photography and the digital effects.
published 1 year ago   read more
Emmy-Nominated VFX Supervisor/Producer James Tichenor Joins FuseFX, Vancouver
Emmy-Nominated VFX Supervisor/Producer James Tichenor Joins FuseFX, VancouverContinuing to add depth and experience to its team in Vancouver, FuseFX has hired VFX Supervisor and Producer James Tichenor. Tichenor, whose background includes posts with Sony Television, MGM Television, Entity FX and Prime Focus, will produce and supervise visual effects production for television, features and other media. He will also work with Senior VFX Supervisor Jason Dowdeswell, who heads FuseFX, Vancouver in broadening the capabilities and scope of FuseFX’s operations in Canada. His current projects include CBS’s sci-fi/thriller Zoo.
published 1 year ago   read more
Rodeo FX Recreates 1800s Whaling Village for In the Heart of the Sea
Setting the stage for historic drama with compelling visual effects
Rodeo FX recreated 19th-century Nantucket for Ron Howard’s latest film, In the Heart of the Sea, including concept art, seamlessly interwoven set extensions, and evocative matte painting for a total of over 260 visual effects shots. The VFX studio’s work demonstrates the power and impact of visual effects, not only for bringing period films to life, but also expanding the storytelling pallet by conveying drama and atmosphere in support of the unfolding narrative. In the Heart of the Sea has been nominated for a VES Award in the Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects category.
published 1 year ago   read more
Thinkbox Software Releases XMesh MY Geometry Caching Tool for Autodesk® Maya®
Thinkbox Software Releases XMesh MY Geometry Caching Tool for Autodesk® Maya®
Solution Facilitates Efficient Management of Large Files
Thinkbox Software today announced the release of XMesh MY, a geometry caching plug-in for Autodesk® Maya®. Designed to streamline animation and visual effects production pipelines, XMesh is a set of tools for saving animated scene geometry in a condensed format that yields smaller files for faster loading, manipulation and sharing across facilities and applications. Also compatible with Autodesk® 3ds Max®, the robust and scalable multi-threaded solution allows artists to quickly open, share or receive computer generated (CG) assets from internal studio departments or external facilities.
published 4 years ago   read more
Superlux Provides IBM-Juniper Alliance With VFX + Editorial Services For Brand Film
Superlux Provides IBM-Juniper Alliance With VFX + Editorial Services For Brand Film
Hadjo Media Calls On The Atlanta-Based Design/Animation/FX Boutique To Create A 3D/Live Action Brand Story For Global State-Of-The-Art Networking Solutions
Hadjo Media called upon Superlux to bring its talent for creating engaging, seductive visual stories to networking technology with a provocative brand message for the IBM-Juniper Alliance.
published 4 years ago   read more
Pixomondo Creates VFX for "Game of Thrones" Season Two
Pixomondo Creates VFX for "Game of Thrones" Season Two
Facilities Across Europe, US and China Create Fire-Breathing Dragons, Set Extensions of Westeros and More for HBO's Highly Acclaimed Series
International visual effects company Pixomondo is the primary VFX provider for the second season of HBO's award-winning fantasy television series "Game of Thrones" created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. Season two features ten, one-hour episodes and premiered on April 1, 2012. Under the guidance of show VFX supervisor, Pixomondo's Rainer Gombos, and Pixomondo visual effects supervisor Juri Stanossek, the ambitious project is led by the company's Stuttgart facility, one of 12 Pixomondo studios around the world.
published 5 years ago   read more
More Than 50 TV Series This Fall Season Created With Autodesk VFX Software
More Than 50 TV Series This Fall Season Created With Autodesk VFX Software
From Comedies 'The Big Bang Theory' to 'Two and a Half Men,' Dramas 'NCIS' to 'Criminal Minds,' to Fantasy and Sci-Fi -- TV Technology Rivals Hollywood Effects
This year's fall television season features an impressive array of visual effects (VFX) created using Digital Entertainment Creation (DEC) software from Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) on sci-fi thrillers, dramas and sitcoms, new shows and returning favorites. Postproduction studios are applying blockbuster movie techniques and technologies to create compelling and immersive television programming on at least 50 shows this season, from the prehistoric creatures in "Terra Nova," to crime scene re-creations in "NCIS," to a powerful tornado in "Criminal Minds."
published 6 years ago   read more
Entity FX Soars with "Smallville" Series "Finale" Visual Effects
Entity FX has created visual effects for the series finale of "Smallville". The work, which included nearly 80 visual effects to help bring the program's characters and story arc to a close, caps off Entity FX's nine consecutive years of developing and delivering all visual effects for the popular teen Superman-themed show. "Smallville" "Finale" aired Friday, May 13, as a two-hour special on The CW.
published 6 years ago   read more
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