The company says that the salary reductions will allow it to keep people employed instead of laying off workers.
This is the first time in IATSE’s history that a bargaining unit made up entirely of vfx workers has unionized with the organization.
Scalise told us when practical effects were preferrable, and when the digital artists at Framestore were required to deliver a scene.
Eighteen in-house vfx workers have filed for an NLRB election after Disney denied voluntary recognition of the group.
Vivienne Medrano won her first Streamy, while King notched his third award.
In a historic first for the industry, dozens of vfx workers at Marvel Studios are demanding union representation.
One discission will focus on challenges involved in creating the characters of ‘The Sea Beast,’ and how they were overcome using Ziva VFX.
DNEG, which employs nearly 7,000 workers globally, will lay off around 70 of its 900 London-based workers.
VFX workers get screwed by Hollywood yet again.
Th computer graphics conference and trade show takes place August 6-10 in Los Angeles.
A key points of contention between actors and studios is the use of synthetic actors and performances – and the issue is far more complicated than most realize.
Rodeo has recently worked on high-profile titles including ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘The Witcher,’ Lord of the Rings,’ and ‘Love, Death + Robots.’
Starting salary for animators, lighters, and compositors is US$22.50/hour.
Alonso was allegedly let go by Disney back in March for promoting the film ‘Argentina, 1985’ during its Oscar run.
CEO Balakrishnan said, “Lightrunner Studio will explore and embrace the latest approaches of vfx workflows and processes laser-focused on AI and machine learning.”
‘Animal Friends will star Ryan Reynolds, Jason Momoa, Vince Vaugh, and Aubrey Plaza.
‘The Flying Sailor’ was picked as the year’s top Canadian animated short with ‘PAW Patrol,’ and ‘The Snoopy Show’ taking top tv honors.
According to Platige, the new studio will facilitate a major boost in the number of projects it can work on for external partners.
In a 17-year career at Marvel Studios, Alonso was responsible for producing the animation and vfx for films that have grossed over $25 billion in global box office.
“Animation is the very definition of film,” actor Dwayne Johnson told the audience.