Rising Sun Pictures
For aspiring visual effects artists, the path to stardom increasingly begins in Adelaide, South Australia.
Responding to demand from aspiring visual effects artists from across Australia and beyond, Rising Sun Pictures is expanding its visual effects educational program, operated in partnership with the University of South Australia.
Rising Sun Pictures has been nominated for Outstanding Compositing in a Photoreal Feature in the Visual Effects Society’s 15th Annual VES Awards.
Capitalising on a steady rise in international film and television production in Australia, Rising Sun Pictures, the Academy Award®-nominated, Adelaide-based visual effects studio, has expanded its operation by opening a front-end office in Sydney.
For the finale of season six of HBO’s smash hit Game of Thrones¸ Rising Sun Pictures faced a formidable challenge: replicate the sprawling city of King’s Landing and its central shrine, the Great Sept of Baelor, and then burn them to the ground in a magical, green-hued inferno.
X-Men: Apocalypse, the latest entrant in Twentieth Century Fox’s popular superhero franchise, features more time-bending magic from Australia’s Rising Sun Pictures.
The visual effects process is all about blending the perfect mix of ingredients to create a spectacular outcome.
Houdini, Side Effects’ 3D animation software, is a principal tool at Rising Sun Pictures and at other visual effects studios (VFX) worldwide engaged in feature film and high-end television VFX.
Aspiring visual effects artists will have a unique opportunity to have their show reels critiqued by industry experts in an open “Battle of the Reels”