In Part 3 of this 3 part series, HaZ, our VFX correspendent, talks about Networking; not about IP addresses and routers, but getting to know the people you need to know
Andy Stout begins our new six-part series looking at the history of VFX in cinema back where it all started, with early pioneers such as Georges Melies developing the optical effects that Orson Welles would use to such dramatic effect nearly half a century later.
In the third instalment in our series looking at the development of VFX in films, Andy Stout looks at the rise of the computers and takes us from the basic (TRON) to the frankly sometimes terrifying (Jurassic Park)
A cloud based studio? Yes it’s possible and is already happening
Here are some fascinating things that we learned from our sessions at London's Broadcast Video Expo
From World War II to the 1980s, the model men and the optical effects units held sway in the world of movie VFX. Computers were on the way, but first the world's effects teams had to deal with the little problem of colour. By Andy Stout.
Here's a great video that shows the intensive research and development that goes into creating an iconic VFX shot