The Eagle has landed
Overall VFX Supervisor Paul Lambert has joined Director Damien Chazelle and lead actor Ryan Gosling in Universal Picture’s First Man, hot on the heels of DNEG’s work on Blade Runner 2049. This is the truly riveting story behind the first manned mission to land on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight.
A surprise has come to Netflix. Next Gen is a shiny, smooth and polished animation. The finished surfaces and lighting actually challenge the viewer not to think of some of the latest live-action SciFi movies. Throughout the plot, there are several nods to screen standouts like Blade Runner, Minority Report, Ghost in the Shell and the animated Big Hero 6. There’s plenty more aside.
At RoboNation’s 11th International RoboBoat Competition in June 2018 in South Daytona, Fla., the AUVSI-backed organization announced its new sponsor partnership with Velodyne LiDAR.
Velodyne LiDAR and MADD thank law enforcement officers and demonstrate how the future of driving can be safe for all.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) invited Velodyne LiDAR, Inc. to present the keynote at the Law Enforcement Recognition Event in Lafayette, California, on June 13 to honor the officers working on the front line to keep us safe in our communities.
The lunchtime event was filled with moving stories and lessons learned from officers while on duty. Velodyne and MADD’s presence...
Voyage, a leading autonomous vehicle startup, has cemented their relationship with Velodyne LiDAR, launching an all-Velodyne, autonomous-driving system. This new offering, which features the new VLS-128 sensor mounted on Chrysler Pacifica vehicles, will be deployed as a fleet of autonomous cars for communities across the USA.
Originating from the University of Pennsylvania’s GRASP Labs, Exyn Technologies has commercialized groundbreaking research to build its proprietary AI software, exynAI™, technology from the ground-up.
The Greatest Showman is unashamedly a musical. You can put an Australian Hugh Jackman on stage under lights anywhere and you have the makings of a great musical right there. Crafting a period New York City, painterly backgrounds and colourful effects was the job of a band of VFX studios which included MPC, Brainstorm Digital, RodeoFX, RaynaultFX, SoloVFX, Lola FX and others.
Marvel has created an immense line-up of characters, both heroes and villains. Many have gone out in their own branded movie. The Black Panther was first introduced by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby as a lead black superhero in a mainstream comic back in 1966. Finally now Black Panther gets his story told.
From little things, big things grow.
The story of Cocoa and Little Love.
It’s sometimes strange and incredible how events pan out for the best. The story of how writer Simon Higgins and animator Jenny Wang met before their collaboration developed is inspiring. Looking back at the last four years, I explore the origins of the success of Crane Animation studio in Guilin, in the Guangxi Province of China.
“I met my wife, Jenny (Yuxiao) Wang in a coffee shop in Melbourne,” explains Simon, “after ...