The blogger VFX Soldier (real name, Daniel Lay) has been writing articles for years about the difficulties of VFX workers, specifically the hard hit workers of California. Bloomberg Business Week describes how Californian artists plan to strike back against subsidy heavy areas such as British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and the UK. Great article, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the issues.
An article by Variety, describing VFX Soldier’s latest move in forming ‘Adapt’ (Association of Digital Artists, Professionals and Technicians), an organization to petition the Department of Commerce and International Trade Commission to invoke countervailing duties (CVD) on digital goods coming into America.
The Star’s report on Stereo-D’s move to Toronto, almost a week after it was reported in the LA Times.
I’ll be at Siggraph next week, so updates may be infrequent. I’ll try to post updates, it depends a lot on my internet access and free time.