New York State Republican gubernatorial candidate will cut all film (including VFX) related subsidies if elected.
“We’ll eliminate most of the $1.7 billion in business tax credits, starting with the $420 million New York Film Tax Credit,” said Astorino, who has blasted the tax subsidies as corporate welfare.
Michael Scott is an LA-based compositor who was hit by a car a few days ago. He frequently posts on Twitter as Dorkman Scott (you may be familiar with his YouTube light sabre fight from several years ago) and frequently comments on VFX related matters. His condition is very serious, and his friends have set up a fundraiser where people can help to pay some of his medical bills.
Hollywood Reporter looks at the SoftBank/DreamWorks sale, wonders if it could still go through.
A nice explanation of Bezier Curves.
Method Studios has a short breakdown of some of their work on Guardians of the Galaxy.
Disney Animation’s ZBrush character creating workflow.
The 12 Principles of Animation, animated.
3DTotal has an interview with character artist Mohamed Abdelfatah. Amazing detail in his work.
I’m sure most of us know all about this this, but Fast Company has an article on why Disney sends it’s artists to life drawing class.