Category: AWN Profiles
VFX guru John Dykstra discusses what it was like working with Quentin Tarantino on his wild World War II opus, which stars Brad Pitt and his merry band of Nazi hunters.
Boyd Shermis explains the bar-raising exploits of G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra in collaboration with Digital Domain, Prime Focus, CIS Hollywood and MPC.
VFXWorld gets the lowdown on the summer sleeper hit, District 9, from Image Engine, The Embassy and Weta Digital.
An artsy Ghost? David Jones tells how The Time Traveler's Wife adds a new visual twist to the genre.
We offer some highlights from "The Marc Davis Celebration of Animation: Hayao Miyazaki" last month at The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
All-new episodes of the offbeat comedy about a dentist and his family hitting the road in their RV air Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The series then moves to its regular time slot next Monday (also at 8:00 p.m.).
Brett Frame, co-owner of Arizona-based FlintFrame, tells us all about their post-production work on the hot 40-minute short, The Hunt for Gollum.
DreamWorks animator Gary Lee discusses his live-action short about the horrors of corporate downsizing with VFXWorld.
In his directorial debut, Hoyt Yeatman raised a G-Force of guinea pigs with the help of Sony Pictures Imageworks, and Bill Desowitz uncovers their CG and 3-D secrets.
Sebastian Sylwan and Joe Letteri give Bill Desowitz the scoop on the new R&D unit at Weta Digital, and what they hope to accomplish at SIGGRAPH 2009.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince contains spectacular new fire and water sim from ILM, which Bill Desowitz uncovers along with how the eerie Inferi were animated.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince looks a lot more photoreal, and Bill Desowitz finds out how and why from Tim Burke, Double Negative, MPC and Rising Sun Pictures.
Nancy Denney-Phelps reports back from Annecy while Don Duga once again dreams a vicarious sketchbook of festival highlights.
Tara Bennett reports back from the set of M. Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender in Philadelphia, offering a glimpse of the director's first vfx-intensive adventure, courtesy of ILM.
Bill Desowitz talks with Blue Sky's Galen Tan Chu about dinos and 3-D in Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs.
The bots are back in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, and ILM tells Bill Desowitz how it rose to the challenge of animating and getting superior performances.
Diversifying into various forms of animation have help Bradissimo in these tough economic times. Rick DeMott talks with SVP Josh Fisher to find out the secrets to their success.
Vfx vet Kevin Mannens tells us what distinguishes his new production-based online school for TDs from its competitors.