That Variety/MPC article now has over 425 comments. If you only read it on the first day when it exploded, there are a lot of new comments added over the weekend. As one of the comments mentioned, I’m pretty sure every VFX artist in the world has read this article now.
The Foundry put out a video from their Siggraph 2014 booth featuring Colin Davies from Spin VFX. Always nice seeing Toronto companies and artists being featured like this.
MOX has reached it’s funding goal. MOX is meant to be an open source replacement to ProRes and Quicktime. Quicktime gamma shifts has been the bane of my existence since I entered the industry. This is specifically meant to address it.
FX Guide has an article on the ‘relaunching’ of Fusion.
FX Guide has an article on The Flash’s VFX.
Amazing article on The Art of Storyboarding
Behind the Scenes: Audi A3 Sportback commercial
Christopher Nolan Responds to Complaints About ‘Interstellar’ Science Interview with Paul Franklin on the VFX of Interstellar. How the final version of Nolan’s Interstellar differed from the original script.
Toronto should have something like this. Line-Up for the Irish VFX Summit & Animation is Announced