Bill Desowitz talks technology, convergence, The Force Unleashed and Star Wars: The Clone Wars with Richard Kerris, who recently left Apple to become CTO of Lucasfilm.
In this month's edition of "The Digital Eye," Bill Desowitz concludes his report on a recent Previs Roundtable discussion he moderated with a focus on videogames.
Tara DiLullo Bennett gets the scoop on Vantage Point: a low-key political thriller in which the vfx melt into the background.
BUF Compagnie is back with Michel Gondry on Be Kind, Rewind, and Alain Bielik is on the scene to find out what new vfx wrinkles are in store.
On the eve of the Academy Awards this Sunday, Bill Desowitz chats separately with Visual Effects Supervisors Scott Farrar, Mike Fink and John Knoll about CG robots, daemons and the Maelstrom.
Tara DiLullo Bennett tackles the Super Bowl spots once again, this time speaking with Filmworkers Club, Framestore NY, the Mill, ka-chew! and Method.
J. Paul Peszko uncovers the secrets of The Spiderwick Chronicles, thanks to Industrial Light & Magic and Tippett Studio.
J. Paul Peszko talks to ILM's Christian Alzmann about the design of The Spiderwick Chronicle's Brothers Grimm fantasy world and the characters that populate it.
In this final excerpt of Poser 7 Revealed, Kelly L. Murdock describes how to access various pre-built Python scripts.
Asterix marks the biggest vfx achievement in France, and Alain Bielik has the scoop from Duboi, BUF Compagnie and Mikros Image.
Visual effects are no longer the sole game in town at Imagina. Is this typical of the new direction Imagina has taken, or is it heralding a more fundamental change in the future of vfx work?
In the latest excerpt of Poser 7 Revealed, Kelly L. Murdock shows how to use Poser with other valuable 3D packages.
Thomas J. McLean goes to The Eye doctor, Asylum, to find out all about the creepy vfx for this latest Americanization of an Asian horror hit.
Bill Desowitz gets the scoop on new innovations at Autodesk this year from Marc Petit, SVP of the Media & Ent. division.
Janet Hetherington talks to Chris Wise about his virtual vehicle designs and why he enjoys seeing the classy cars he creates get wrecked in videogames.
Digital Domain vfx artist Brad Herman describes what it was like working on two Oscar-nominated movies, Transformers and Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End, with Massive as his specialty.
In this month's edition of "The Digital Eye," Bill Desowitz reports on a recent Previs Roundtable discussion he moderated at The Art Directors Guild.
Tara DiLullo Bennett tracks down Visual Effects Supervisor Kevin Blank and Lead Creature Designer Neville Page to get the scoop on the monster hit, Cloverfield.
The Academy held its annual VFX Bakeoff on Wednesday, and once again Jill Smolin provides a full report with exclusive breakdown clips!
VFX Supervisor Jim Lima tells Tara DiLullo Bennett about the rigors of doing right by Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles on the small screen with feature quality effects.
In the latest excerpt of Poser 7 Revealed, Kelly L. Murdock shows how to enable several render effects.