By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Celebrating visual effects in films, television, and video games, VFX Rio, the first ever visual effects festival to be held in Rio de Janeiro, will open on Tuesday, December 1st with the main events of the festival taking place on Wednesday, December 2nd. Including lectures, workshops, presentations and a film premiere, all of the festival's events will be held in the Centro Cultural Luiz Severiano Ribeiro - Cine Odeon, in Cinelândia.
During the first edition of the festival, well-known international and national professionals in the special effects industry . . .