As Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron moved into unicorn (to borrow a tech term) territory at the box office, it’s time to look at some more of the players involved in bringing this film to life. It may seem minor, but in a movie where… Read More »Behind the Digital Magic of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron
Patrick Giusiano, currently an animator at Blue Sky studios, previously had the opportunity to work on Disney’s John Carter while working at Double Negative — a digital effects studio. While working with Director Andrew Stanton and Pixar’s artistic supervision team, Giusiano proposed shots and acting… Read More »Assembling John Carter in the Computer
Back when the Walt Disney Company built Disney-MGM Studios as its third theme park in Central Florida the feeling was that Hollywood East was becoming a reality. Alas, the last 20 years have not been kind to the concept. Nearly every major studio effort has… Read More »Return of Animation to Florida?
It’s not so easy to be like Pixar. The digitial effects house that Terminator 2: Judgment Day built, is finding private investment offers more appealing than IPO prospects. Whether that means there’s not enough interest for a decent IPO or that the private offers are really… Read More »Digital Domain and the Elusive IPO