How LAIKA’s ‘Missing Link’ Raised the VFX Bar

Two LAIKA department heads share stories from the production of the studio’s Golden Globe-winning stop-motion animated film “Missing Link.”

Emmys Are Coming: Sending Off ‘Game of Thrones’ With Honors

Ahead of the 2019 Emmy Awards, catch our exclusive interview with panelists from the SIGGRAPH 2019 Production Session “For the Throne – The Making of ‘Game of Thrones’: Season 8.”

SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 25 – Netflix and Stream: A Look at VFX for TV

This all-new podcast takes listeners behind-the-scenes of series production at Netflix. Tune in to hear from VFX leaders behind “Stranger Things,” “The Umbrella Academy,” and more

‘Jurassic Park’ Made a Dinosaur-sized Leap Forward in Computer-generated Animation on Screen, 25 Years Ago

Computer-generated dinosaurs walk the Earth. Source: Universal Pictures Studios Written by Adam Bargteil, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Republished with permission of The Conversation With 25 years of hindsight, “Jurassic Park” marks a pivotal point in the history of visual effects … Continued

Diversity in the Animation and VFX Community

Image: Panel discussion at SIGGRAPH 2017: The Academy’s Science and Technology Council Presents “Hidden Figures” in Collaboration with NASA. Photo by John Fujii by Jessica Sommerville The topic of diversity within the VFX and animation community is one that has gained … Continued

Award Winning Visual Effects

The Lego Movie image courtesy of Animal Logic by Melanie Farmer And, the Oscar Goes to…. Avid moviegoers may not know Mark Elendt by name, but chances are pretty high they’ve seen his movies. This year, Elendt and SideFX will take home … Continued