Ellen Wolff uncovers the beautiful yet chilling 3D effects created by Intelligent Creatures for The Number 23.
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Producer John H. Williams reflects on BFC's and Vanguard Animation's newest film and the bigger picture for CG features.
Ellen Wolff reports on Digital Domain’s extensive photoreal CG efforts in recreating the horrific Battle of Iwo Jima in Clint Eastwood’s Flags of Our Fathers.
Ellen Wolff speaks with Mat Beck of Entity FX about raising the VFX quotient in the sixth season of Smallville.
Ellen Wolff looks into Sundance opener, Friends With Money, which highlights the growth of invisible effects.
Ellen Wolff talks with Sony Imageworks Pete Travers about launching Zathura into cinematic outer space.
ILMs Eric Brevig discusses with Ellen Wolff the challenges of matching virtual CG work with live-action cinematography on The Island.
Ryan Church tells Ellen Wolff all about the design challenges of working with George Lucas and Steven Spielberg on two of this summers hottest movies.
Ellen Wolff reports on the latest developments in Sony Pictures Imageworks innovative new faculty-based training program called IPAX.
Tim Miller talks about parlaying commercial success at Blur Studios into a flourishing shorts program.
Ellen Wolff chats with veteran visual effects supervisor Hoyt Yeatman on how he used pre-visualization to land his first directing gig on G-Force.
Ellen Wolff explores how ILMs Stefen Fangmeier mixed cutting edge technology with a bit of old cinema magic to help conjure the retro look of Lemony Snicket.
We close our focus on 3D environments with Ellen Wolffs exploration of how Rob Legato conducted the virtual aerial combat choreography in The Aviator.
Ellen Wolff talks with the Imageworks president about balancing vfx, 3D animation and the new performance capture hybrid.
Ellen Wolff discusses how DreamWorks pulled off its funny 3D-animated fish tale with CG supervisor Kevin Rafferty.
Ellen Wolff talks with Oddworld Inhabitants Lorne Lanning as he considers the realtime CG technologies that will change gaming along with movies and TV.