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June 14, 2016, 4:19 pm
Previously well-known for writing the sci-fi horror film 28 Days Later, Alex Garland recently released his directorial debut, Ex Machina. The sci-fi thriller revolves around a young computer programmer, Caleb, who is selected to take part in an AI experiment at the home of his company's CEO, Nathan. Caleb takes part in Turing tests in order to determine if…
June 14, 2016, 9:36 am
“A symphony must be like the world; it must embrace everything.” So Gustav Mahler famously expressed to Jean Sibelius, and his own symphonies bear out this expansive vision: vast musical assemblages that often turn from ecstasy to despair at the turn of a dime.
June 13, 2016, 9:46 am
In a recent video from CNET, Finding Dory character supervisor Jeremie Talbot shares some technical insight into the process of creating the camouflaging septopus, Hank. To date, Hank has been Pixar's most complex character as the team had to overcome quite a few obstacles with animating, lighting and shading - just to name a few. In fact, the technical directors (who were responsible for building and articulating Hank) spent 118 weeks working on the character and if that number seems high there were over 11,000 rigging prims that were specially created just for Hank's simulation (with the average character acquiring around 20).
June 13, 2016, 9:45 am
Check out this adorable new clip (via Disney UK) from Piper — watch as she searches for food on her own for the first time (with a little parental encouragement of course). With this clip, you also get a continued look at the amazingly beautiful scenery, extremely shallow depth of field and detailed work that the team put into the short film.
June 10, 2016, 12:41 pm
In X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, the ancient mutant En Sabah Nur (Oscar Isaac) coerces fellow mutant Erik Lehnsherr (Michael Fassbender) into using his magnetic field and metal manipulation powers to cause global mayhem. The resulting destruction was realized on-screen with complex, yet carefully directed, effects simulations that replicated the look of magnetic fields. One Perfect Shot goes behind the scenes of the Bryan Singer film with two of the vfx studios behind the destruction, Digital Domain and MPC.
June 9, 2016, 8:01 am
Film Editor Eddie Hamilton loves to use a Razer Naga Chroma programmable gaming mouse and so do the assistants who work with him. Download all their shortcut settings in this review of the editing peripheral that can speed up your edit, like a pro!
June 9, 2016, 6:44 am
If you think the days of online editors are behind us, think again. Discover what an online editors creative and technical challenges are - and how to solve them - in this detailed interview with VK Shah, Senior Online Editor at Trailer Park, Hollywood.
June 9, 2016, 6:43 am
NEW YORK -- Vico Sharabani, the founder and creative director of art and technology company The Artery VFX, has announced the immediate addition of veteran ad agency and commercial industry head of production, Deborah Sullivan to the position of executive producer and managing director.
June 8, 2016, 4:02 pm
It’s amazing sometimes to think how accessible SIGGRAPH is as a conference. SIGGRAPH is a research conference, first and foremost, but that doesn’t mean only researchers can learn and participate.
June 8, 2016, 4:27 am
Digital destruction is Bottleship VFX’s sweet spot. From fiery explosions to churning waterfalls, the Bulgarian studio excels at crafting data-heavy VFX, including particle work and fluid simulations -- feats accomplished in part through Thinkbox Software tools.
Gordon sits down with Federico Brusilovsky to discuss the editing of commercials and rebuilding older brands. He cuts in LA f ...
With the release of FRONTLINE'S latest 360 project, "Night of the Storm", Kenzie Audette reveals the post prod ...
Gordon sits down with Nicholas Monsour to discuss the editing of Keanu. They talk about the films timing and how tone shifts ...
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