Is known as one of the four effects company in Hollywood closed its studio in Florida on September 7, lay off more than 200 people, among the world's top digital realm "(Digital Domain), the company into bankruptcy in September 11 reorganization proceedings. Involved in the production of Hollywood blockbuster "Titanic" (Titanic) Matte World Digital officially closed on August 8. In Sydney, Australia, had bankruptcy proceedings earlier this month as the effects produced film "Prometheus" (Prometheus) main company Fuel VFX.
Hollywood blockbusters at the box office is not the number of billions of dollars in this, and how the movie special effects industry is a paranoia? In fact, since the global economic crisis, the effects companies worldwide business is not good to do, the most serious blow suffered by the United States has been in the industry center. Since 2008, many of the local film and television special effects company have been closed down, and gathered about 200 special effects production company in Los Angeles, there are six special effects companies have disappeared in the last three years, more than 1,000 people out of work. This include former "youth", "Terminator 2018" film production special effects Asylum Visual Effects effects company and 17-year-old's CafeFX big special effects company Industrial Light & Magic "(ILM)," Sony Pictures Studios (Sony Pictures Imageworks) in recent years, large-scale layoffs. Most companies only employ short-term temporary technical personnel, and a lot of special effects under the tutelage of a full-time forced to become freelancers.
In the United States, many of the year artificially high, with good benefits effects artist who has lived anxious wandering life. South dialogue are three effects division of the Chinese working hard in the United States, and listen to them on the recent encounter. In their analysis, the fierce competition from overseas, the United States lack the special effects industry to encourage policies as well as some of the company itself overstretched poor management, resulting in U.S. special effects industry caught in a quagmire.