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2014-04-04 23:01:16

Atlanta Special FX an atmospheric special effects manufacturer and rental group based in Atlanta Georgia was first choice to launch the ground breaking Glow Motion technology. Over the years Atlanta Special FX has built an extensive database of artists, performers, and corporations in over 70 countries and have become the go to company for those intrigued by exciting new technology. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 On Wednesday following the recent announcement of Atlanta Special...

2014-02-28 23:02:55

The home office is in Atlanta, Georgia. New locations opening in Nashville, Dallas, Denver, Little Rock, St Louis, and Minneapolis. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Atlanta Special FX is a full service production and special effects manufacturer and rental company. They specialize in out of the box atmospheric special effects including: indoor/outdoor snow effects, co2 cryogenic fog, smoke effects, manmade custom shaped clouds (Cloudvertise®), rain effects, and more. Atlanta...

2013-07-14 23:02:05

Famed California effects and creature design studio offering animated creature clips for use in iOS, Mac and Windows PC app. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2013 Tippett FX, LLC today announced that it has formed a partnership with visual technology group Pixelux Entertainment to supply and license Hollywood-style original and creature animations for the Efexio special effects marketplace. In addition, Efexio, Inc. today announced the creation of an exclusive “Tippett Creature Shop”...

2013-05-08 12:24:31

RAY HARRYHAUSEN: SPECIAL EFFECTS TITAN Documentary and Three SINBAD -Themed Movies Comprise the Marathon CULVER CITY, Calif., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To pay tribute to the legendary Ray Harryhausen's remarkable achievements, Sony Movie Channel has revised its schedule to include a special TV marathon, on Saturday, May 11, highlighting the filmmaker's career. Harryhausen, who died yesterday at the age of 92, is renowned for his special effects innovations and as the inventor of stop...

2012-05-30 10:24:32

LOS ANGELES, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Focus World, a leading global technology services company, served as the exclusive conversion partner to Sony Pictures Imageworks for the 3D release of Sony Pictures' Men In Black(TM) 3. The film, starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, is the third installment in one of Sony's most recognized and successful motion picture franchises and the first film in the series to be presented in 3D. Sony Pictures Imageworks' 3D Visual Effects Supervisor,...

2012-02-10 06:00:00

SYDNEY, Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. announced today that it has acquired Centro Digital Pictures, a leading provider of high-quality VFX, Animation and Post Production services to Chinese and U.S. feature filmmakers based in Hong Kong. The Centro acquisition will be integrated into Deluxe Australia's well-established post, animation and distribution businesses, providing a trusted gateway for Deluxe's international customers looking to partner...

2012-01-18 08:00:00

Pyrotecnico & Excitement Technologies join together to create innovative and affordable Special FX entertainment. New Castle, PA (PRWEB) January 18, 2012 Pyrotecnico is pleased to announce its strategic alliance with Excitement Technologies, located in Dallas, Texas. Excitement Technologies offers lasers, world class special effects design, and production services for a diverse clientele that spans chart-topping performers to Fortune 500 corporations, "themed" entertainment, mechanical...

2011-10-26 15:50:00

Filmmakers Shawn Levy and Roland Emmerich to Keynote Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Variety is pleased to announce that Director/Producer Shawn Levy and Director/Producer/Writer Roland Emmerich will be Keynote speakers at its Film Technology Summit on Nov. 7 at Hollywood and Highlandâs Annex in Hollywood. The Film Technology Summit, presented by Sony and co-produced by Digital Media Wire, will explore how film production and exhibition is evolving in this digital age,...

2011-09-19 16:05:00

New Plug-in Enables Users to Create or Retarget Data Inside Maya in Real-time Guilford, UK (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 Bringing a new age of motion capture processing to the industry, IKinemaâ“ž¢ LTD announced today that the leading VFX house in London, Framestore, has incorporated IKinema technology into its motion capture production pipeline. Chosen for its powerful, fast and remarkably controllable design, IKinemaâs inverse kinematics (IK) solver...

2010-11-18 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Gravity, an international creative, content and brand communications company, today announced the hire of Nic Seresin as VFX Supervisor/Lead Flame Artist, effective immediately. In his new role, Seresin will lead VFX projects from conception through to completion, and continue to work with directors on shoots. He will also oversee the company's team of technical, artistic and production personnel. He will report directly to Chief Executive Officer...