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Industrial Light & Magic employs its traditional hybrid approach to combining practical and CG effects for grounded performances.
Production VFX supervisor Dan Glass doubles down on the creation of a more unified Colossus with simultaneous facial capture and voice performance, and geometry-based character animation.
Industrial Light & Magic had a blast creating the virtual world of the OASIS and tripping down memory lane with spot-on recreations of the DeLorean from ‘Back to the Future’ or the T-Rex from ‘Jurassic Park,’ but the avatars were much more demanding.
ILM rebuilds the helicarrier for the latest Marvel blockbuster and it's the company's biggest model in history.
Gravity, Frozen, and Mr. Hublot were the big winners for VFX and animation at Sunday night's 86th Academy Awards. Here's a snapshot of the backstage comments.
The director, who will be receiving the VES' 2014 Visionary Award, discusses the unique process of reverse-engineering his Oscar-contending blockbuster.
10 contenders flaunt their “visual goods” at the annual Motion Picture Academy Oscar-nomination voting presentation.
Weta Digital's Joe Letteri discusses the new creature work in the second Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug, highlighted by the eponymous dragon.
Digital Domain was a producing partner on the adaptation of Orson Scott Card's sci-fi classic, which provided more creative freedom.
Framestore's Tim Webber explains the unique workflow in Alfonso Cuaron's space adventure about floating in zero gravity.
Double Negative's Jody Johnson describes the unique VFX collaboration in Ron Howard's racing biopic.
Nordin Rahhali discusses the challenge of animating creatures for the latest Pitch Black sequel directed by David Twohy and starring Vin Diesel.
Uncharted Territory stepped up its management skills for Roland Emmerich's latest terrorist action/adventure.
VFX production supervisor John "DJ" DesJardin discusses the secrets behind Zack Snyder's blockbuster reboot.