High-caliber projects, low living costs: that’s the pitch Montreal is making to West Coast workers.
“It is the right thing for the staff, the right thing for the industry to do,” said DNEG exec Chris Burn.
The new Toronto base will work on vfx for film and episodic projects, feature animation, and technology.
U.K. staff will now receive 1.5x pay on all weekday hours beyond 40 hours, as well as all weekend work.
For the Greenpeace campaign video “Wasteminster,” the studio had to drop the equivalent of 67.7 million items of cg trash onto the U.K. prime minister’s residence.
As it doubles down on animation and vfx, the conglomerate is hoping to double its animated feature output.
Award season ends with big wins for Disney and Netflix.
Pixar’s “Soul” won two awards: best animated feature and best original score.
With high rebates and low rates of Covid, Australia is an attractive place for vfx production at the moment.
Disney’s “The Mandalorian” was the other big winner, scoring three wins.
The 93rd Academy Awards will be presented on April 25.
The Academy Awards will be presented on April 25.
It’s a good year for Disney+ exclusives.
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Ten films were shortlisted in the short and vfx Academy Award categories.
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 new offices “enable storytellers to tap Weta’s production pipeline and work with concept designers, animation supervisors, and other key creatives,” says CEO Prem Akkaraju.
Vfx shop Weta Digital is currently undergoing an independent inquiry after numerous allegations of bullying, sexism, harassment, and a generally “toxic” workplace.
This set-up is reshuffling the entire production pipeline.