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This isn't a photograph - it's an amazing render

Published in Post & VFX

This is a picture that looks more like a photograph than a photograph. And whereas a photograph can be made in an instant - you can imagine the time it took Brazillian artist Gilvan Isbiro to create this masterpiece

It's well-documented that the VFX industry is in a state of flux. Meanwhile, there's a new generation of CGI artists.  Here's a piece made by students from the Platige Academy. It's their impressive short 'How to Train Your Robot'.

Here's a video tutorial to model a CGI strawberry. Although it's specifically for Cinema 4D, those using other 3D modeling and animation programs could pick up some tips as well.

Real-time Ray Tracing gets closer

Published in Production

Ray Tracing, which sits at the luxury end of the CGI spectrum, is hard to do in real time - but it's getting closer

3D video - not just stereoscopic video but moving images that you can literally walk around - will need a different kind of camera.

Make your own cityscape in minutes and not man-years

Published in Post & VFX

A new cityscape generator from Video Copilot could save hours, if not years...

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

Game of CGI and Compositing

Published in Post & VFX

Game of Thrones has amazing production values. How is this possible, across multiple series, with an even remotely sensible production budget? This Behind The Scenes video shows how

Rebuilding Robocop

Published in Post & VFX

The story is familiar and even some of the catchphrases are the same. But José Padilha’s reworking of the iconic 1987 action movie is an altogether sleeker affair

World War Z VFX Breakdown

Published in Post & VFX

This past summer's blockbuster zombie epic, World War Z, astounded audiences with terror at the largest of scales. Visual effects house MPC was with realizing much of the film's mind-boggling mayhem...and this VFX breakdown.

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