—— A behind the scenes look at the groundbreaking virtual production technology used on The Mandalorian   Over 50 percent of The Mandalorian Season One was filmed using this ground-breaking new methodology, eliminating the need for location shoots entirely. Instead, actors in The Mandalorian performed in an immersive and massive 20’ high by 270-degree semicircular LED video wall and […]


—— By TREVOR HOGG A weekly remote meeting being held by SideFX. (Image courtesy of SideFX) Working remotely is part of the regular routine for the visual effects industry; however, with the global lockdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the sheer number of individuals requiring offsite access has been unprecedented. Initially, impeding the remote solution […]

New Character Creator 3

——   Character Creator 3 is a full character creation solution for designers to easily create, import and customize stylized or realistic looking character assets for use with iClone, Maya, Blender, Unreal Engine 4, Unity or any other 3D tools. It connects industry leading pipelines into one system for 3D character generation, animation, rendering, and […]

The Lawnmower Man is a 1992 History of virtual reality

——       The Lawnmower Man is a 1992 American science fiction action horror film directed by Brett Leonard and written by Brett Leonard and Gimel Everett. The film is named after a Stephen King short story of the same title, but aside from a single scene, the stories are unrelated. The film stars […]

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 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 […]

MR. X Delivers Otherworldly VFX for Ridley Scott’s ‘Raised by Wolves’

Visual effects house’s Toronto and Bangalore studio’s tackle the Necromancer and its scream as they produce 476 shots on the hit HBO Max sci-fi thriller. By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 3:04pm In 3D, CG, Digital Media, People, Post-production, Technology, Television, Visual Effects | Headline News, VFXWorld | Geographic Region: All MR. X delivered 476 VFX shots on Ridley Scott’s hit HBO Max sci-fi thriller, ‘Raised by Wolves.’ […]

Powerful Visual Effect tool for 3ds Max: tyFlow

New Powerful Visual Effect tool for 3ds Max: tyFlow     tyFlow is an unofficial replacement for 3ds Max’s Particle Flow. It is not merely an upgrade to Particle Flow — rather, it was created from scratch with a design philosophy focused on squeezing as much speed and power out of modern multi-core systems as possible. Its layout, UI and workflow […]

Digital Domain Opens Montreal Studio

Digital Domain Opens Montreal Studio 130 artists now working at the company’s ninth location, bringing their employee total to over 1,500 worldwide. By AWN Staff Editor | Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 3:44pm In 3D, Business, CG, Event, Films, Jobs & Recruiting, People, Visual Effects | Headline News, VFXWorld | Geographic Region: North America MONTRÉAL […]