Parish the Thought
Does George Miller’s latest ‘Mad Max’ film have the same “cyan/orange” look dogging so many recent big action movies?
Despite many great VFX-driven films ahead, Steve bemoans the state of the VFX “business” responsible for their visual magic.
It’s that time of the year again where 6000 male, mostly-white, 60 year olds put on their bi-focal 3D glasses and try to figure out what visual effects are.
Did we utilize 3D scanning and printing to create a high-end party favor? Yes, but if the sex industry can do it, so can we.
Last year we donned 3D glasses for an IMAX showing of Gravity. Off the chart reviews. A 17 MINUTE opening shot. Unparalleled vfx. Showered with Oscars. But how is it one year later?
There is nothing funnier than watching a portly version of ‘Skeletor’ navigate his way through a bustling Times Square.
If you ask a VFX artist what the ultimate goal was with their work, they might respond they would like it to be invisible.
The conference in Vancouver continues with talks from ILM on ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ and LAIKA Studios on ‘The Boxtrolls’, along with tips and tricks from Sony Picture Imageworks, Double Negative and Framestore on the latest ray-tracing render techniques.
The second day of the convention kicks off with "Advances in Real Time Games," and in-depth talks on ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’