Category Archives: VFX/Animation
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Imagineer Systems is doubling down on Mocha Pro. It was late 2010 when Imagineer consolidated its product line so that all of the features from different applications were available in a single product, dubbed Mocha Pro. With version 3, the …
Greyscale Gorilla highlights a tutorial showing how to use CINEMA 4D to create a clover field from scratch using hair simulation.
In 2010, Digital Domain acquired In-Three, creator of the proprietary Dimensionalization technology for 2D-to-3D conversion, and moved the bulk of its staff to Florida, where it was renamed the Digital Domain Stereo Group and became a key part of the …
Nancy, from Mettle, makers of ShapeShifter AE, shows you how to create the die-cast title effect seen in the most recent trailer for Sony/Columbia Pictures' The Amazing Spider-Man, coming this summer.
Rob Legato began his career in television, working as a visual effects supervisor on The Twilight Zone, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and receiving five Emmy nominations and two Emmys before joining Digital Domain in 1994.
Tim Burke spent the last ten years immersed in the magical world of Harry Potter, a world that could not have been created without visual effects. He was visual effects supervisor at Mill Film for the second film, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, and has been the visual effects supervisor on each film since in the series of eight, receiving an Oscar nomination as co-visual effects supervisor for the third.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes stars a chimpanzee named Caesar, a CG character performed by Andy Serkis and created at Weta Digital, who acts alongside actor James Franco, a scientist who raises Caesar like a child.
Scott Farrar received his first Oscar nomination for best achievement in visual effects for Cocoon, and went on to win the Oscar in 1996 for his work on that film. At that time, he was a visual effects cameraman at Industrial Light & Magic. Since then, as a visual effects supervisor at ILM, he has stacked up five more Oscar nominations, the sixth for Transformers: Dark of the Moon, an award he shares with Scott Benza of ILM, Matthew E. Butler of Digital Domain, and special effects supervisor John Frazier.