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It's really, really hard to create a GGI human face that's convincing. If you know this, then you also know the reason why so many blockbuster movies (Antz, Bug's life, Cars, WALL•E etc) have been about things and not humans

Will we ever be able to make convincing CGI humans?

Published in Technology

Will we ever have completely digital actors intermingling with real ones? Will we soon have feature films where dead actors are brought back to life through the miracle of CGI and motion capture? Will computer generated images of humans ever be so good that we can't distinguish them from the real thing in any way?

A User Interface is a piece of history - and the future

Published in Technology

If I told you that User Interfaces play a large part in modern film-making, you might think I'm exaggerating. But I don't think I am

This holiday we're re-running some of our most popular articles, in case you didn't see them the first time. Today: have you ever heard the collective sound of several hundred people's jaws dropping? If you've been to a cinema where they're showing the Life of Pi for the first time, then you probably have

Was Tron the most influential film ever made?

Published in Business

The sci-fi fave celebrates its 30th birthday with a party in Hollywood. And its event producer makes a controversial yet compelling statement.

Hyper-realistic CGI and Motion Capture: Big Lazy Robot

Published in Production

More hyper-realistic CGI, with innovative motion capture techniques

CGI Martian Landscape - with the nelp of NASA

Published in Distribution

Video installation artist uses NASA technical data to create a dark glimpse of the future.

Scorcese's punk rock visual effects

Published in Post

Still believe The Wolf of Wall Street is an Old-School Rags-to-Riches tale? Think Again

Olympus Has Fallen: Stunning CGI Breakdown

Published in Post

I don't know about you but I simply can't get enough VFX and Compositing breakdowns. The reason is that special effects are now so good that you don't always know they're there. It's pretty obvious with explosions, but what's definitely not so obvious is when a whole cityscape is fabricated

Alien: a new game trailer shows some state of the art CGI

Published in Post

 This trailer is a really brilliant piece of CGI, not least because it's genuinely tense and scary

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