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  • Before you see Tom Cruise's 'The Mummy', re-visit the digital make-up, mocap and other VFX inn Read More
  • Light Field Camera Developer Lytro Raises $60M Read More
  • Oscars: VFX Contenders Put On a Show at Academy's Annual Bake-Off

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ annual visual effects bake-off sees each of the 10 final contenders for the Oscar present a five-minute introduction and a 10-minute reel... Read More

  • "Sully" to advance in VFX Oscar Competition Read More
  • Oscars: 'Rogue One,' 'Suicide Squad,' 'Fantastic Beasts' Advance in Visual Effects Race Read More
  • Oscars: Norway Selects 'The King's Choice' for Foreign-Language Category Read More
  • 'Louder Than Bombs,' 'The Wave' Take Top Norwegian Film Prizes Read More
  • VFX Supervisor Steve Begg and Actor Jim Broadbent to Receive Inaugural VES London Awards Read More
  • Broadbent and Begg scoop UK VES awards Read More
  • James Bond visual effects artist Steve Begg to receive groundbreaking honour Read More
  • "Legends of Tomorrow" Through Time and Space with Superhuman VFX - Ron Simonson Read More
  • Oscar Nominations 2016 The Complete List of Nominees Read More
  • VES Awards: 'Star Wars', 'The Martian' & 'The Walk' Among Nominees Read More
  • Oscars: 'Star Wars,' 'Jurassic World,' 'Mad Max' Shine at Academy's Annual Visual Effects Bake-off Read More
  • BAFTA Nominees in 2016 Read More
  • 50 MORE OF THE GREATEST MATTE PAINTINGS OF ALL TIME Read More
  • Oscars: 'Star Wars,' 'Ant-Man' Among 10 Movies on VFX Shortlist Read More
  • Shaken Not Stirred: Steve Begg and the Visual Effects of 'Spectre' Read More
  • Video Tech Veterans Raise $6 Million for Virtual Reality Streaming Startup Read More
  • EVEREST: DADI EINARSSON – CO-FOUNDER & VFX SUPERVISOR – RVX Read More
  • A Conversation With Nikki Finke About Her New Site, Hollywood Dementia

    Nikki Finke is back... Read More

  • John Berton - Q&A: Drexel prof behind special effects for 'Jurassic Park,' 'Terminator 2' Read More
  • 'Furious 7' and How Peter Jackson's Weta Created Digital Paul Walker Read More
  • BKSTS Presidents Award for Kent Houston Read More
  • Artisans Face Fast-Changing Environment in SoCal Read More
  • Berlin Film Review: "Mr. Holmes" Read More
  • 10 CONTENDERS REMAIN IN VFX OSCAR RACE Read More
  • Bond 24 Titled ‘Spectre,’ New Cast Members Revealed Read More
  • American Sniper and Fury Awarded on National Board of Review's "Best" List Read More
  • Oscars: Could 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Win a VFX Trophy? Read More
  • Why 3D Will Dominate Cinema In The Future Read More
  • Mike Smithson Praised For "Ouija" Read More
  • Arne Kaupang takes Best Visual Effects Amanda Award for Ragnarok

    Rocket Science Talent is very proud to announce that Arne Kaupang and his team took home the 2014 Amanda Award for Best Visual Effects for their truly incredible work on the family adventure film Ragnarok... Read More

  • Ron Howard and Brian Grazer's New Form Digital to Offer USC Cinema Program (Michael Fink to Co-Head) Read More
  • Scott Squires at Variety's Artisans Party: Celebrating the Below-the-Line Community (PHOTOS) Read More
  • Clint Eastwood: Cowboy Led "Jersey Boys" Down a New Trail Read More
  • Woodstock-born makeup artist creates memorable TV, movie looks Read More
  • Garry Elmendorf Interview Featured On New Release of 1982's "The Beast Within" Read More
  • George Lucas' Request to Today's Filmakers: 'Dont Forget the Basics' Read More
  • Hustling up some invisible effects Read More
  • Johnny Depp to be Honored at Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Guild Awards Read More
  • Breaking Bad, Lone Ranger Lead Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards Read More
  • Academy Announces Oscar Visual Effects Shortlist Read More
  • Steve Begg: Bafta for Scot whose action scenes thrill film fans! Read More
  • Steven Begg to receive BAFTA Scotland craft award Read More
  • British Academy Scotland Awards 2013: Special Achievement Awards for Kirsty Wark and Steven Begg Read More
  • Arne Kaupang takes Best Visual Effects for Kon-Tiki at Amanda Awards Read More
  • NAB: Visual Effects Leaders Urge Colleagues to 'Support the Fight' Read More
  • The VFX Biz Needs Agents Read More
  • VFX Houses in Turmoil Read More
  • U.K. Government Backs Vfx Industry with Funding Read More
  • Mike Fink named as VES Board Member Read More
  • 85th Academy Awards Nominations: The List Read More
  • Hobbit Leads VES Noms Read More
  • Creatures shine in vfx bakeoff - Eye on the Oscars: Vfx, Sound & Editing Read More
  • When You Wish Upon a Read More
  • Recollections: The Making of Total Recall Read More
  • Image Conscious: A conversation with visual effects supervisor Angus Bickerton Read More
  • Joe Harkins nominated for MTV VMA Award Read More
  • Mitch Glaser - Variety Below-the-Line Impact Honoree Read More
  • Blood Relations: The Making of Dark Shadows Read More
  • Training your f/x eye Eye on the Oscars: Vfx, Sound & Editing

    Some inside the Acad's vfx branch once worried that if there were five visual effects nominees, the general membership would vote the Oscar to "the wrong movie... Read More

  • Vfx & Creatures Below-the-Line Impact Report 2011

    TIM BURKE Vfx supervisor Recent Scores: Burke joined the "Harry Potter" family in 2001 with "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" as part of Tony and Ridley Scott's Mill Film, of which he was a co-founder... Read More

  • Bookings & signings Rocket Science and Innovative Artists place below-the-line clients

    Rocket Science Talent booked vfx supervisors Steve Begg on Sam Mendes' "Bond 23," Angus Bickerton on Tim Burton's "Dark Shadows," Michael Owens on Clint Eastwood's "J... Read More

  • Legend3D Honored for Industry Excellence and Technology Innovation on National and Local Levels SAN DIEGO - (BUSINESS WIRE) - May 23, 2011 - Legend3D, Inc., the leading innovator in 2-D to 3-D conversion technology, today announced the company and its team are finalists for a trio of awards- Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year(r) 2011 San Diego Award, The 2011 American Business Awards SM, and San Diego Business Journal's Information Technology Executive Of The Year Awards... Read More
  • Announcement: Academy Award Nominations Rocket Science Talent clients receive Academy Award Nominations: Tim Burke - Best Visual Effects for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Michael Owens - Best Visual Effects for Hereafter Read More
  • Riding the CG Wave One of the most challenging assignments in visual effects is simulating photoreal CG water on a large scale... Read More
  • VFX enhance pix for Eastwood, Aronofsky In this brave new digital filmmaking world, there's no shortage of grousing that visual effects have overwhelmed story... Read More
  • Clint Eastwood & Co. Talk Hereafter's Scariest Scene HEREAFTER, which opens in limited release this Friday, October 15 before going wider on the 22nd from Warner Bros... Read More
  • Legend3D taps Squires In an indication that more major studio tentpoles are going to use at least some 3D conversion, Legend3D, the San Diego-based 2D-to-3D conversion shop, has hired veteran visual effects supervisor Scott Squires... Read More
  • Old School Effects: The Cloud Tank Read More
  • Wolfman a Visual Treat Now and then, a film is plagued by production problems, costs more than anticipated, opens to mediocre reviews -- yet still serves up a visual treat that dazzles the eyes... Read More
  • Agents set up their own shops Two below-the-line reps kick off new agencies. In the intensely competitive world of below-the-line agencies, two agents recently ankled their firms to start their own shingles, taking several clients with them... Read More
  • Veteran Agent Shawn Burns launches new below-the line agency Rocket Science Talent

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VETERAN AGENT SHAWN BURNS LAUNCHES NEW BELOW-THE-LINE AGENCY ROCKET SCIENCE TALENT Los Angeles, CA (January 20, 2010) - Shawn Burns, who spent over ten years as an agent for Sandra Marsh, today announced the formation of Rocket Science Talent, Inc... Read More

  • VES announces nominees 'Avatar' leads with 11 nods "Avatar" garnered 11 Visual Effects Society Award nominations and its lead vfx studio, Weta Digital, grabbed nine, to lead the field for the eighth annual VES Awards... Read More
  • These visual effects experts push the technical envelope Tim Burke, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" Director David Yates wanted to treat the sixth film in the "Potter" franchise as a drama augmented by visual effects, rather than as a flat-out CGI spectacular... Read More