VFX Legion Creates CG Environments for ‘Quantum Leap’ Reboot

Quantum Leap:CG Environment Reel by VFX Legion

The Integration of Unreal Engine into Legion VFX Pipeline Provides Real-Time Compositing and Rendering with the Flexibility Needed to Shorten the Production Cycle and Deliver a Complex Mix of High-Quality Effects on a Tighter Deadline   Quantum Leap: CG Environment Breakdown Reel by VFX Legion   The international team at VFX Legion, the LA and […]

Conductor Welcomes Julie McDonald as Head of Business Development

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Conductor Technologies announced that visual effects and animation industry veteran Julie McDonald has joined the company as Head of Business Development. McDonald comes to Conductor with an extensive background in production, having guided teams using cloud-based compute resources to create feature films and episodic series, and led business development for cloud-based animation platform Nimble Collective. […]

VFX Legion Conjures Up Effects for Disney’s ‘Just Beyond’

VFX Legion Conjures Up Effects for Disney's 'Just Beyond’,VFX Legion Conjures Up Effects for Disney's 'Just Beyond’

The Disney+ series ‘Just Beyond’ relied on VFX Legion’s technical ingenuity, and experience developing and producing intricate digital effects for a complex mix of shots. The anthology, inspired by Boom! Studios’ series of graphic novels written by R.L Stine, features eight episodes, each with a different cast and its own story set in the supernatural […]

Maxon Adds Unreal Engine Support for Magic Bullet Looks

Friedrichsdorf, Germany – November 16, 2021 – Hot on the heels of its Version 15 release of Magic Bullet, a collection of tools for color correction, finishing and film looks, Maxon is pleased to announce a feature-rich Service Pack release of Magic Bullet Version 15.1. This latest release for the first time ever boasts support […]

VFX Legion Delivers 160+ Effects for the Vampire Tale, ‘Black as Night’

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VFX Legion recently produced the effects for the vampire tale, Black as Night, a co-production of Amazon Studio and Blumhouse Productions. The movie premiered worldwide October 1st on Amazon Prime, kicking off the rollout of the final four films in the thematically related series, Welcome to Blumhouse. Legion, the effects vendor for the seven original […]

VFX Legion Provides OPSIS With VFX Support for Michael Bay’s ‘Songbird’

VFX Legion Provides OPSIS With VFX Support for Michael Bay’s ‘Songbird’

Visualization services company, OPSIS, recently called on VFX Legion to lend its talents to Songbird, director Adam Mason’s new dystopian thriller from producer Michael Bay. As the film’s primary visual effects vendor, OPSIS provided end-to-end services – from Concept, Previs, Postvis and finalizing VFX shots to assembling the right talent for the job. OPSIS integrated […]

Founder of ACCESS:VFX nominated for Visionary Honours award

~ The prestigious awards recognise Simon Devereux’s dedication to diversity as ACCESS:VFX continues to inspire leading animation, VFX and games studios ~ LONDON 17 March 2020 – ACCESS:VFX, an industry-led non-profit coalition of leading VFX, animation and games studios, is proud to announce that the prestigious Visionary Honours has recognised Simon Devereux for Community Person […]

The Colonie Adds Colorist Jennifer Gaida To Head Its New Color Grading Department

Continuing to Expand the Scope of its Capabilities,The Colonie adds Colorist Jennifer Gaida to Head Up its New Color Grading Department

Continuing to Expand the Scope of its Capabilities, The Editorial, Design, Post Production Company Caps off the Year with the Hiring of Gaida and the Addition of a New Color Grading Division Helmed by The Experienced Colorist   The Colonie continues to grow its roster of talent and services with the addition of Colorist Jennifer […]

PixStor Storage Ensures Jellyfish Pictures Meets A-List Security Requirements For Blockbuster Projects

Pixit Media, pioneer of software-defined storage and data-management solutions for Media and Entertainment, is delighted to announce that BAFTA and Emmy award-winning VFX and animation house Jellyfish Pictures is leveraging the power of PixStor’s new secure container services to meet the highest security accreditation standards, whilst supporting collaborative workflows across its multiple sites. Established in […]

CNN Partners with Compadre for 2020 Election Package

Creative Marketing Agency Develops Promotional System to Simplify Election Landscape; Streamline Production for CNN’s Internal Teams  Creative marketing agency Compadre has partnered with CNN to create a multiplatform promotional package for their 2020 election coverage. The package premiered during the lead-up to the first Democratic debate and will continue to roll-out through election night 2020. […]

Roger and Big Machine Announce Merger

Creative agency Roger and full-service production company Big Machine announced a strategic merger today that will expand the creative capabilities for their respective agency, brand, and entertainment clients. The LA-based studios will retain the Roger name and continue all operations at their newly renovated facility in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles. Representing Roger […]

Honoring A Landmark Animator: Richard Williams, Dead At 86

  It comes with great sadness in announcing that today renowned landmark animator Richard Williams has died at the age of 86. Williams was a gifted voice actor, a gifted writer, as well as an uber-genius best known for his work in animation. Many of Williams’s most notable contributions to animation included films such as […]

Laundry Welcomes Monica Reimold As Executive Producer

Design-driven animation & production company Laundry has hired Monica Reimold as Executive Producer. She brings more than a decade of experience in commercials, branded content, and new media. Based in Laundry’s San Francisco office, Reimold will oversee sales, marketing, client relations, and in-house production operations. “Bringing on Monica marks an exciting new chapter in our […]