Epic Games Announces MetaHuman

—— A sneak peek at MetaHuman Creator: high-fidelity digital humans made easy Creating truly convincing digital humans is hard. It takes a huge amount of time, effort, and skill, not to mention costly equipment and staff. There have been some great examples running in Unreal Engine over the past few years, from fictional characters like Senua and Siren, to digital […]

TV, film, ad production removed from travel exemptions list

—— The government has today removed advertising production, television production and high-end television production and film from its list of jobs that qualify for exemptions from travel restrictions. Before today, key on- and off-screen talent was exempt from self isolating upon arrival as long as individuals stayed within a bubble. Now, cast and production talent […]

WORKING REMOTELY: ILM, MR. X AND CINESITE

—— WORKING REMOTELY: ILM, MR. X AND CINESITE By IAN FAILES In the latest VFXVoice.com story looking at how visual effects studios have taken on the challenge of responding to the coronavirus crisis and implement remote working, we speak to Industrial Light & Magic, Mr. X and Cinesite. INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC (ILM) ILM has five locations […]

Sunsetting Blender Network in 2021

On March 31st 2021, Blender Network will terminate its operations. All ongoing memberships will be cancelled and have their last payment refunded. The Blender Foundation Certified Trainer program (BFCT), which was already on hold, will also stop. The blendernetwork.org domain (and all URLs) will redirect to blender.org. No data will be preserved on the blendernetwork.org server, […]

48th Annual Annie Awards Now Open for Submissions

——   BURBANK, CA – ASIFA-Hollywood announced its ‘Call for Entries’ today for the 48th Annual Annie Awards. For submission rules and information, please visit submissions.annieawards.org.  The deadline to submit projects is Monday, February 1, 2021 at 5 p.m. PST. Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the 48th Annual Annie Awards will be presented in 10 […]

Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 Homages Captain Pike

——  Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 Homages Captain Pike Captain Pike is gone from Star Trek: Discovery, but he’s never forgotten, and a new character in season 3 is an homage to Pike’s ultimate fate. READ MORE here   BY JOHN ORQUIOLA    

Nvidia Omniverse Open Beta Now Available

  Or add a new Job here >   Cloud-based platform accelerates collaboration in real-time through connected virtual worlds that provide photorealistic rendering. Nvidia Omniverse is an open, cloud-native platform that easily accelerates design workflows and collaborate in real-time allowing creators, engineers, and researchers to collaborate in virtual worlds that are all connected. The platform enhances […]

Project 007 – Teaser Trailer

  http://007.ioi.dk Earn your 00 status in a brand new James Bond video game to be developed and published by IO Interactive.   It’s Bond, James Bond. Project 007 (working title) is a brand new James Bond video game to be developed and published by IO Interactive. Featuring a wholly original Bond story, players will […]