DNEG announces paid overtime in London for VFX and animation artists

DNEG, a leading visual effects (VFX) and animation studio for the creation of feature film, television and multiplatform content, announced that the company will pay enhanced overtime to its London employees in a move that is a departure from industry norms in the UK. Beginning October 2021, DNEG will pay overtime at 1.5x rate to … Read more

DNEG showcases VFX shots behind Disney’s Jungle Cruise

Leading VFX and animation studio for the creation of feature film, television and multiplatform content, DNEG, has highlighted its extensive and intricate VFX work for Disney’s new feature film Jungle Cruise, starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt.   Led by VFX supervisor Christopher Downs, DNEG’s work encompassed large parts of the third act totalling 385 shots, produced by artists in Montréal, … Read more

Industry shares insight with students and educators at ScreenSkills Select sessions

More than 350 heads of department, course leaders, teachers and students from ScreenSkills Select endorsed courses came together last month to hear from screen industry experts about the best pathways into screen and in-demand job roles. The five Industry Sessions – organised annually as an exclusive benefit for students and educators from ScreenSkills Select endorsed … Read more

Watch cinematographers discuss mixed reality shooting in the ARRI/British Cinematographer hosted panel debate

Cinematographers shared their experiences of mixed reality shooting in a panel discussion brought to you by British Cinematographer and ARRI, supported by Creative Technology. In the must-watch discussion Greig Fraser ASC, ACS; Martin Ruhe ASC; Magdalena Gorka PSC, DNEG’s Paul Franklin and cinematographer-director Robert Payton explored shooting in mixed reality studios. Chaired by Zoe Mutter, … Read more

Filmmakers discuss mixed reality shoots in upcoming panel discussion, hosted by British Cinematographer and ARRI

Cinematographers share their experiences of mixed reality shooting in an upcoming panel discussion (screening on 7 July), brought to you by British Cinematographer and ARRI, supported by Creative Technology. Join Greig Fraser ASC, ACS; Martin Ruhe ASC; Magdalena Gorka PSC, DNEGʼs Paul Franklin and Robert Payton in this must-watch discussion about their early experiences shooting … Read more

Oscar-winning VFX and animation company DNEG brings new opportunities to Bangalore

Global visual effects and animation company DNEG, which was recently recognised with both Oscar and BAFTA award wins for its visual effect work on Tenet, has announced plans to expand its India footprint into Bangalore / Bengaluru. The ‘Silicon Valley’ of India, Bangalore, is a global hub and centre of excellence for technology and innovation … Read more

Erika Burton joins VFX house DNEG

The visual effects and animation company DNEG has announced the appointment of Erika Burton as executive vice president, VFX – global head of studios, based in Los Angeles. The appointment comes at an exciting time for DNEG, which last month picked up both Oscar and BAFTA awards for its work on Christopher Nolan’s Tenet. As … Read more

Sixth Oscar win for visual effects company DNEG with Tenet

This latest honour is the fifth Academy Award in the last seven years for visual effects leader. Acclaimed global visual effects  and animation company DNEG was recognised at the 93rd Academy Awards with the Oscar for Best Visual Effects for its work on Tenet, directed by long-term collaborator Christopher Nolan.  DNEG’s VFX team, led by overall … Read more

DNEG wins Special Visual Effects BAFTA for outstanding work on Tenet

Acclaimed visual effects and animation company DNEG has been honoured with the Special Visual Effects accolade at the 2021 EE BAFTAs for its work on Christopher Nolan’s Tenet.  DNEG’s visual effects team, led by overall VFX supervisor Andrew Jackson and DNEG VFX supervisor Andrew Lockley, collaborated closely with special effects supervisor Scott Fisher and the … Read more

DNEG appoints technology innovator Roy C. Anthony as global head of research

Visual effects company DNEG has appointed digital technology innovator and real-time workflow expert Roy C. Anthony as global head of research. Brought on board by DNEG’s global CTO, Paul Salvini, the appointment continues DNEG’s ongoing commitment to deliver its technology vision, while also fostering a culture of originality at the company and boosting its global … Read more

DNEG and Dimension announce virtual production partnership

DNEG, the multiple Oscar, BAFTA and Emmy award-winning visual effects and animation company, and Dimension, the multi-award-winning XR entertainment studio, announce a virtual production partnership which aligns Dimension’s revolutionary volumetric and real-time development capabilities with DNEG’s industry-leading creative talent, technology teams and entertainment industry relationships. Dimension and DNEG are working together on a number of … Read more

Accessing animation, games and VFX through tech

As the pandemic loomed, leading animation, VFX and games studios went online to support young talent with careers advice, feedback on creative projects and guidance on fast-changing technology trends. Simon Devereux, founder and director of ACCESS:VFX, shares his views on how technology tackles the current challenges in the creative industry and supports the development of … Read more

DNEG and Brompton Technology partner to forge new virtual production worlds

Visual effects and animation company DNEG has been honoured with five Academy Awards for Best Visual Effects for its visionary work on Inception, Interstellar, Ex Machina, Blade Runner 2049 and First Man. In 2013, it set up a TV episodic arm to expand its offering, which has grown exponentially with the boom of streaming services … Read more

DNEG highlights collaboration between science and the silver screen with new black hole imagery

Visual effects and animation company DNEG has published a new video demonstrating how the Oscar-winning visuals created for Christopher Nolan’s 2014 film Interstellar correspond to the first image of an actual black hole, observed last year in the M87 galaxy using The Event Horizon Telescope. During their work on Interstellar DNEG’s team, led by Chief … Read more

DNEG appoints Paul Salvini as global chief technology officer

Visual effects and animation company DNEG has appointed Paul Salvini (ex-SideFX and Christie Digital CTO) as global chief technology officer. DNEG has expanded substantially in recent years, adding several new business lines, new facilities in North America and India, and growing to over 7,000 employees across its global offices. In his new role, Salvini will … Read more

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