Alain Bielik chronicles the adventure of bringing Exorcist: The Beginning to the big screen for the second time.
Continuing Inspired 3D Short Film Production excerpt on story, authors Jeremy Cantor and Pepe Valencia delve more into structure.
Mary Ann Skweres takes on predatory aliens to find out the visual effects secrets behind Alien Vs. Predator.
J. Paul Peszko investigates Vicon's new MX line, the next generation suite of realtime optical motion capture systems.
Mary Ann Skweres chronicles Dr. Paul Debevec's pioneering 3D works as well as his newest short, The Parthenon, which premieres at SIGGRAPH 2004's famed Electronic Theater. The Parthenon takes the viewer on a two-and-a-half-minute virtual journey through both the digitally reconstructed Greek temple and a photorealistic recreation of the sculptures housed in the Duveen Gallery of the British Museum.
Starting our Inspired excerpt series from the new book, 3D Short Film Production, authors Jeremy Cantor and Pepe Valencia take readers into the most important part of any 3D film production - the story.
After the recent release of Blueberry, French effects artists deliver yet another visually arresting movie. Alain Bielik uncovers the magic behind Enki Bilals Immortel, a fascinating blend of live-action and CGI.
From Peachpit Publishing, VFXWorld has an excerpt from its newest book, Lighten Up with Lightwave 3D 8.
The Pixel Priestess takes time out to think about vast worlds other than entertainment built of pixels and time.
Bill Desowitz presented six questions to a host of schools and has compiled the second collection of the answers.
In our second visual development gallery for Disney's new short Lorenzo, VFXWorld takes a look at the characters conceived by Joe Grant and transformed by Mike Gabriel.
Gerard Raiti goes and scratches up the facts about the effects used to bring Catwoman to the big screen.
This isnt an episode of CSI. Bruce Shutan investigates the real life uses of 3D in forensics and medical science.
Alain Bielik meets the visual effects supervisors of two effects studios to uncover the truth behind Alex Proyas robots revolution.
Ellen Wolff discusses vertiginous flights of fancy and other superhero feats in Spider-Man 2 with visual effects supervisor John Dykstra.
Bill Desowitz presented six questions to a host of schools and has compiled the first collection of some of the answers.
Henry Turner talks with King Arthur's visual effects wizards to conjure up the truth about the vfx behind the newest cinematic rendition of the legendary myth.
Continuing our excerpts from the Inspired 3D series, Tom Capizzi delves into modeling resources in the first of two parts.
A new director, a darker turn and a new vfx direction underlie the third Harry Potter installment. Mary Ann Skweres reports.