Idea Pioneers - The Practice of Previs

Blogs Examining the VES Open Letter

Recently, the Executive Director of the VES delivered an open letter to the VFX community describing what he believes are a number of issues currently facing the VFX industry. The letter was passionate, but is his approach to the issue of globalization potentially damaging?

Blogs Silverdraft - MobileViz First Look

Imagine combining the power of a 1728 core supercomputer with the mobility of an 18 wheeler. No, its not Optimus Prime, but we're definitely one step closer with MobileViz, Silverdraft's first mobile supercomputer on wheels. This 18 wheeler goes all out to become an evolutionary step in virtual film production. I took a little time talking about this mobile supercomputer with its owner Amy Gile and marketing manager Michael Cooper.

Blogs Previs: Love it or leave it...it's here to stay

What do you do or say to someone who's adamantly opposed to the idea of using previsualization? Is previs a tool of the devil or a blessing bestowed from on high? Without solid communication and an experienced previs team, its usually the former and not the latter.

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