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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

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

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

The greatest CGI is not in a Sci-Fi film but a costume drama

Published in Post & VFX

Baz Lurhmann's The Great Gatsby is built not around expensive sets but probably some of the best CGI ever seen (well, we should probably say "apart from Gravity"  - which, although it's in a CGI league of it's own, is not exactly a historical costume drama)

Breathtaking CGI cinematic game trailer

Published in Technology & Computing

Here's an impressive game trailer that tackles the issues of creating CGI world including human characters head on. And it very largely succeeds

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

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has stupendous motion capture and CGI. It wouldn't have been possible without either of these techniques. But does this mean that you can make better films with better technology?

Plurality - Feature film plausibility on a shoestring

Published in Business

The blockbuster science-fiction movie look is now available to anyone with a good story, creative vision and persistance.

Pixar's new animation system allows animators to visualise their characters with all the important detail visible. Like hair!

In the final installment of Peter Jackson’s video blog, the director introduces The Hobbit’s post crew, while the team scrambles to complete the film.

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