Oscar nominee David Fincher gets in the right headspace to talk about head replacement on Benjamin Button and the state of VFX.
Stereoscopic sci-fi, the most influential graphic novel of all time, the return of a beloved franchise and a wizard named Harry are part of our 2009 cinematic sneak peek.
Bill Desowitz uncovers the curious vfx case of Benjamin Button in this in-depth report with Digital Domain, Asylum, Hydraulx, Lola VFX and Matte World Digital.
Rich Hoover of Sony Pictures Imageworks tells Ellen Wolff about the crucial vfx issues for Valkyrie, including dealing with the two missing fingers on the hand of the German protagonist played by Tom Cruise.
Adam Sandler's tall tales come true in Bedtime Stories, and John Andrew Berton Jr. and Matt Johnson talk about the diverse vfx.
Stu Maschwitz of The Orphanage tells Tara Bennett what it was like collaborating with Frank Miller on Will Eisner's The Spirit, including the creation of a new digital hub called The Bunker.
Janet Hetherington chats with Aaron Sims about his latest work on The Day the Earth Stood Still, Clash of the Titans and Green Lantern.
Jeff Okun tells VFXWorld how a modern technological approach informed the retelling of The Day the Earth Stood Still.
Framestore adds a touch of film-level flair to its CG dinosaurs, as Tara Bennett discovers in her coverage of the popular Primeval TV series.
Andrew Farago reviews four short films: Drux Flux by Theodore Ushev, The Old, Old, Very Old Man by Elizabeth Hobbs, Sandbox by Avi Ofer and The Waif of Persephone by Nick Cross.
Autodesk's latest version of MotionBuilder provides a realtime simulation toolset and enhanced interactivity, among other things encountered by George Maestri.
VFX Supervisor Robert Short tells VFXWorld about raising the bar more graphically for Punisher: War Zone.
In this month's issue of "The Digital Eye," Hank Driskill, technical supervisor at Walt Disney Animation Studios, tells VFXWorld how Bolt impressively achieved the look of a 2D-painted background in CG.
VFXWorld goes undercover with Marc Forster and Kevin Tod Haug to explore the "editorially-driven visual effects" on Quantum of Solace.
In this fourth excerpt from The Official Luxology modo 301 Guide, author Daniel Ablan puts a twist on Shader Tree applications.
For Baz Luhrmann's dreamy Australia, Rising Sun Pictures, Animal Logic and Framstore combine for some crafty vfx, as Thomas J. McLean discovers.
Mac Guff Ligne handled key environmental vfx work on Transporter 3, and Alain Bielik discovers what their mission was.
Doug Chiang, EVP of ImageMovers Digital, discusses starting from scratch with the new studio and the latest performance capture movie from Bob Z, A Christmas Carol.
Chris Perna, lead artist at Epic Games, tells Peter Rizkalla how Gears of War 2 raises the bar with more graphical richness and complex animation.
VFXWorld talks exclusively with Bob Osher and Hannah Minghella, the new heads of Sony Pictures Digital Prods., about their artist-centric approach to vfx and animation.
For the recent Low vs. Diamonds music video, Heart Attack, HAL helps achieve gradual yet detailed aging during a timeless yet intimate lovers' kiss.
The producers and creators of the new French animated feature talk about the transformation of six graphic visions into one artistic frightfest.