Digital Domain Breaks Down X-Men

Digital Domain has put out their breakdown reel for X-Men Days of Future Past. It’s really nicely done, worth checking out.

Variety: AMC and other distributers won’t put Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon sequel in it’s theatres if it debuts on Netflix. Here’s the Hollywood Reporter’s article on it.

LA Times wonders what will come of Dreamworks Animation if Katzenberg leaves the studio.

Rodeo VFX’s breakdowns of Season 4 of Game of Thrones.

This semi-relates to that Blur unpaid intern posting a few days ago. The Ontario Labour Ministry inspected 56 business that had interns and 42% of them were found to be breaking labour laws. Horrible.

Musings of VFX days long past.

Awesome website that studies the colour palates of movies.

I enjoy reading Umair Haque’s writings. His latest essay, Generation Stupid, is pretty good. I can see a lot of myself in this essay.

Banksy posted this yesterday, I thought it was good:

The UK is so organized compared to what we’ve been doing in Ontario. They’ve opened up a ‘Next Gen Skills Academy’ to develop animators, game designers and VFX artists (with a 6.5 million pound grant from the government).

A report of the BFX Fesival.

An artist details his switch from Mac to a PC.