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ILM Plans Expansion With Virtual Production Stage in Vancouver

Industrial Light & Magic plans to expand its virtual production services with a new stage near its Vancouver facility, which is expected to open next spring. The VFX giant reported Wednesday that it would construct a roughly 20,000-square-foot stage for its StageCraft LED system, which will be its fifth such permanent volume. ILM also maintains […]

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ILM Plans Expansion With Virtual Production Stage in Vancouver

Industrial Light & Magic plans to expand its virtual production services with a new stage near its Vancouver facility, which is expected to open next spring. The VFX giant reported Wednesday that…

Haley Bennett to Receive Debut Camerimage Festival New Generation Acting Award

The EnergaCamerimage international cinematography film festival will present Haley Bennett — who portrays Roxanne in Joe Wright’s new musical Cyrano — with its first Camerimage New Generation…

'Dune' Sound Team Featured in THR's 'Behind The Screen'

To talk about the way in which sound was used to place viewers on Arrakis and in the world of Denis Villeneuve’s Dune, the Warner Bros. film’s veteran sound team is featured in a new episode of The Ho…

Peter Jackson Sells Weta Tech Assets to Unity for $1.62B

Publicly traded tech firm Unity has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Peter Jackson’s Weta Digital for $1.625 billion in a combination of cash and stock, the companies said…

Animated Documentary ‘Flee’ Finds Inventive Ways to Tell an Emotional True Story

Writer-director Jonas Poher Rasmussen met “Amin” — the pseudonymous subject of his animated feature documentary Flee — when he was 15 and the pair were in school in a Danish village. It wasn’t…

New Atlanta Virtual Production Facility Planned by Trilith Studios

Trilith Studios and NEP Virtual Studios are set to open a virtual production studio in Atlanta. The Prysm Stage facility at the studio home of projects like Black Adam and Loki will allow…

IATSE Members to Begin Voting on Contract Ratification Nov. 12

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) has released to members its 49-page memorandum of agreement (MOA), with workers set to begin voting on Nov. 12. The document…

‘Dune’ VFX House DNEG Hires New Group President (Exclusive)

DNEG, the visual effects and animation studio behind work on films like Dune and the Oscar-winning Tenet, has named Josh Jaggars to the newly created role of group president, VFX and stereo…

Ridley Scott to Receive CAS Filmmaker Award

Ridley Scott will be honored with the Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award at the 58th Annual CAS Awards, scheduled to be held March 19 at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown. “The…

‘No Time to Die’ Selected as Camerimage Closing Night Film

No Time to Die, the 25th Bond film and final movie starring Daniel Craig as 007, has been selected to close the 29th EnergaCamerimage international cinematography film festival, which is slated to…

‘Last Night in Soho’ Composer Steven Price on Film’s Score and Anya Taylor-Joy’s “Downtown”

Oscar and Emmy-winning composer Steven Price channeled his love of music from the ’60s in his latest work on Edgar Wright’s thriller Last Night in Soho. The film follows Ellie, played by…

Mercedes-Benz Gears Up to Offer Dolby Atmos in Select Car Models

MercedesBenz is bringing Dolby Atmos sound to a range of its top car models starting in the summer of 2022, the company announced Thursday. The immersive sound system will be built into…