The CG Story is a coffee table book for the graphics nerd in each of us
“The CG Story: Computer Generated Animation and Special Effects” by Christopher Finch (Monacellli Press) is a lovely coffee table book for the movie lover who has everything.
JPR: Computer graphics market will exceed $142 Billion by 2016
CG industry currently growing at a 5.3% rate. New opportunities are opening up in all aspects of the industry. New research ...
Fast-paced Siggraph Dailies celebrates excellence in computer graphics
The juried presentation is non-stop action as presenters have two minutes to show and describe their work. One of the ...
How ILM created The Hulk
Scanning right down to Mark Ruffalo’s fingerprints, the digital magicians created a digital version of the monster/superhero in The Avengers ...
New Battlestar Galactica is completely greenscreen and CG
The NBC Universal production team used LightWave 3D software to create almost all sets and background for the new sci-fi ...
Autodesk developing virtual production with James Cameron and Weta Digital
The goal is to commercialize the workflows behind Avatar and the Lord of the Rings series. Autodesk built the biggest ...
Georgia Tech opens door to boneless CG characters
Animation technology relies on a skeletal framework inside characters; creating animated blobs is difficult for more than a few frames. ...
Computer graphics industry growing at 7% annually
Jon Peddie Research says recent growth driven by scientific and entertainment applications and a passion to “translate the visual into ...
It takes a smooth pipeline to give film animals a voice
Western X uses Qube! from PipelineFX to manage the complex process of creating talking puppies, rats, and cats. Visual effect ...
Designing the world of Prometheus in Cinema 4D
Visual Effects Art Director Steven Messing used the software to produce physical sets, CG environments, creatures, costumes, and spaceship designs. ...