Monday, March 30, 2015

Bill AB 1839: The California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act

On July 1, 2015 bill AB 1839: The California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act will take effect.

The bill expands eligibility to: 1. All features of any budget size (minimum budget of $1 million), with qualified expenditures limited to $100 million; 2. New TV shows of at least 40 minutes shown on any platform (minimum episode budget of $1 million); 3. Pilots for a new TV series of at least 40 minutes (minimum budget of $1 million).


See article here.

See full bill AB 1839 here.



 
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We're Hiring a Lidar Scan Technician in Los Angeles

If you're a ‪#‎lidar‬ scan technician in Los Angeles and interested in working with us, give us a call at 877-879-2040 or email your resume to info@tngvisualeffects.com. 5 or more years of experience is a plus.


 
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Thursday, March 26, 2015

The Cinematic Magic of Making Vikings

Bill Halliday, visual effects producer at Take 5, talks about the amount of visual effects work on the show Vikings.

“In the first episode of Season 3 there were over 100 visual effects, which by television standards is a huge amount...In Episode 8...there are over 300...A feature film runs around 200 visual effects. It’s a stunning scope, and one that—if everyone has done their jobs right—nobody notices."

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

TNG Render with Normal & Displacement Maps

We have some talented artists on our team. Take a look at our newest render we've been working on. #3dscanning

 
 
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How the VFX for 'Cinderella' Were Brought to Life

MPC created hundreds of amazing ‪#‎visualeffects‬ for ‪#‎Cinderella‬, including the classic transformation of a pumpkin into a beautiful, functional carriage. Check out how they did it.

Originally posted in The Hollywood Reporter



 
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Monday, March 23, 2015

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

3D Laser Scanner Makes Haunting Works of Art

Two historians on a mission to preserve historic structures in Ethiopia inadvertently turned a cutting-edge 3D scanning device into a tool for creating works of art.

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3D Scanning for Creation of Digital Props

A 3D scanned sculpture can be used as a digital prop in film, television or video game, or can be replicated for mass production. #3Dscanning #visualeffects

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