Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2006 — The Visual Effects Society (VES), the effects industry’s preeminent professional organization, has announced the nominees for their annual VES Awards, which recognize outstanding achievements in the field of visual effects and animation. Santa Monica-based Entity FX garnered a coveted nomination for “Outstanding Visual Effects in a Broadcast Series” for their work on Smallville, the WB series about Superman’s teenage years.
Hollywood’s Master Storytellers the long-running film series that showcases the most celebrated and successful filmmakers in the motion picture industry, will host Industrial Light & Magic’s Best Visual Effects Academy Award® nominees for War of the Worlds on Thursday, February 16, it was announced by Gordon Meyer, the creator, host and one of the executive producers of the influential series. War of the Worlds will also be Hollywood’s Master Storytellers first regular presentation at its new home, the world famous Grauman’s Chinese Theatres Complex at Hollywood & Highland.
Over the last week, Adobe came out with a rather significant announcement. For around $1,000, you can purchase Adobe software that integrates 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) into Adobe Acrobat documents. Although you need to purchase Adobe Acrobat 3D, the software that allows you to put CAD designs into the Acrobat document, others can view the design for free as long as they have the free Acrobat reader. This will not only change the CAD industry, but will likely spill over into the DCC market, and will have significant impacts there.
More than 200 shots completed for original one-hour movies
(February 09, 2006) Anthem Visual Effects has completed over 200 visual effects for IDT Entertainments “Masters of Horror,” a series of 13 original one-hour movies in HD co-produced by IDT Entertainment, Industry Entertainment and Nice Guy Productions, according to Lee Wilson, President and Visual Effects Supervisor at Anthem.