Continuing our series of excerpts from Inspired 3D Short Film Production, authors Jeremy Cantor and Pepe Valencia look at visual elements of effective character design.
Tara DiLullo looks at what special effects Sci Fi has in store for its highly anticipated miniseries, Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars.
Karen Raugust looks at how TV shows with paranormal themes rely on vfx to give them a distinct look and drive the story forward.
With more and more TV series delving into the world of forensics, Mary Ann Skweres ventures into the seamy world of crime scene investigation and how visual effects are being used to help solve the case.
Now that the sky is no longer the limit in vfx, The Pixel Priestess thinks its time to pick and choose our 3D usage more carefully.
Gianluca Dentici takes us on a trip to Italy to discover what the visual effects community is like in Rome and beyond.
Bill Desowitz discusses the groundbreaking Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow with first-time director Kerry Conran.
Continuing our Inspired excerpt series from the new book, 3D Short Film Production, authors Jeremy Cantor and Pepe Valencia move into character development and design.
Alain Bielik talks with the vfx wizards behind the apocalyptic work done for the Resident Evil sequel.
Karen Raugust investigates how comic publishers are using new technology to market their products to new audiences.
Continuing our Inspired excerpt series from the new book, 3D Short Film Production, authors Jeremy Cantor and Pepe Valencia enter the beginning of the production process by discussing character development and design.
Christopher Harz takes a look at the growing 3D field of Geographic Information Systems and the COVER system.
Bill Desowitz presented six questions to a host of schools and has compiled the third collection of the answers.
The Pixel Priestess recaps the SIGGRAPH conversation, a summer camp for the visual effects professional.
Ellen Wolff talks with Oddworld Inhabitants Lorne Lanning as he considers the realtime CG technologies that will change gaming along with movies and TV.
Alain Bielik chronicles the adventure of bringing Exorcist: The Beginning to the big screen for the second time.
Continuing Inspired 3D Short Film Production excerpt on story, authors Jeremy Cantor and Pepe Valencia delve more into structure.
Mary Ann Skweres takes on predatory aliens to find out the visual effects secrets behind Alien Vs. Predator.
J. Paul Peszko investigates Vicon's new MX line, the next generation suite of realtime optical motion capture systems.
Mary Ann Skweres chronicles Dr. Paul Debevec's pioneering 3D works as well as his newest short, The Parthenon, which premieres at SIGGRAPH 2004's famed Electronic Theater. The Parthenon takes the viewer on a two-and-a-half-minute virtual journey through both the digitally reconstructed Greek temple and a photorealistic recreation of the sculptures housed in the Duveen Gallery of the British Museum.