Michael Owens and Geoffrey Hancock discuss breakthrough virtual crowd work on the latest Clint Eastwood feature.
Dan Glass, Chris Townsend and Bjørn Mayer provide a behind-the-scenes glimpse inside Ninja Assassin.
Susan MacLeod and Phil Tippett discuss werewolves, "vampire speed" and "diamond skin" in the latest mega-smash, The Twilight Saga: New Moon.
Craig Hayes tells us what it was like working in China on Red Cliff, which benefitted greatly from contributions by Prime Focus and CafeFX.
Uncharted Territory and other key VFX companies tell us how they created the cataclysmic destruction in Roland Emmerich's 2012.
We offer our holiday preview with five examples of VFX craftsmanship that runs the gamut from explosive to bloody to sublime to howling to out of sight!
For A Christmas Carol, Rick DeMott collects the thoughts of the performance capture challenges from director Robert Zemeckis, producer Steve Starkey and stars Jim Carrey, Robin Wright Penn, Bob Hoskins and Colin Firth.
Brad Clark test drives the new Maya Entertainment Creation Suite featuring Maya, MotionBuilder and Mudbox all in one package with refinements and additions.
Wojciech Zielinski of Mr. X describes the challenges of pulling off Amelia in the air as well as on water.
Rhythm & Hues VFX Supervisor Todd Shifflett divulges the secrets behind Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant.
VFXWorld gets a sneak peek at the first VES Production Summit, which takes place Saturday at the Ritz Carlton, Hotel, Marina del Rey.
Prime Focus has a new tool for converting 2-D to 3-D more quickly and efficiently, and Mike Fink tells us all about it.