“They’re so good with the cg, I can’t even tell the difference anymore,” says Craig Gillespie.
As it doubles down on animation and vfx, the conglomerate is hoping to double its animated feature output.
The film comes out in the U.S. on March 26, both in theaters and on HBO Max.
The media conglomerate has had a rough 2020, with production revenues falling 53.7% year-on-year in the third quarter.
The company, which is home to many vfx and animation studios, is $1.59 billion in debt.
The company’s treatment of its staff is “grotesque” says a grassroots vfx workers rights organization.
Most films about dogs are either fully animated or entirely live action. This one lands awkwardly in between.
Universal hired a director who doesn’t know anything about animation to direct a film with lots of animated characters. What could go wrong?
Universal is replacing the current version in theaters with a new version that contains “improved visual effects.”
A major producer of animation and vfx for Hollywood film studios, Technicolor is in serious trouble with French authorities.
Two weeks before Christmas, a major vfx shop in Vancouver has shut down.
The hybrid film pairs Harrison Ford with a cg dog.
Universal’s delayed hybrid feature will be released on January 17, 2020.
New research looks at gender, ethnicity, inclusivity, and pay in the U.K.’s animation, vfx, and post-production sectors.
In our round-up of articles, the senior crew explain how they created — and, in some cases, fudged — the film’s photorealism.
Two things are for sure: the remake of “The Lion King” is animated, and it’s going to do well at the box office.
Why vfx artists had to closely adhere to character silhouettes in “Godzilla: King of the Monsters.”
With over 60 Pokémon to design and a complicated approval pipeline, “Pokémon Detective Pikachu” was not your typical hybrid cg production.
Analyst are projecting an opening weekend of $50-65 million.
Who likes working overtime?