RedShark News

World War Z VFX Breakdown

Published in Post

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.

Good CGI is so realistic that you don't always know when you're looking at it. So, Ironically, CGI artists take it as a compliment when their work goes unnoticed.

How to fund a short/independent film - Part 1 of 3

Published in Business

Every film-maker starting out wants to make the best short film, and get the best people and equipment to make it happen - but often with little or no budget at all, all in the hope that the idea is strong enough to get investors and potential co-workers to commit.

In part 2 of this series, experienced VFX Supervisor HaZ looks at the right and wrong ways to approach studios when you're looking for work

VFX goes international

Published in Post

HaZ looks at the trend for post production and VFX to be moved overseas and asks the question: what does this mean to new and existing visual effects artists?

The Great Gatsby: Stunning VFX/CGI breakdown

Published in Post

You really can't believe what you see these days. And that's even more true for historically-set dramas where to recreate authentic 360 degree retro environments would be so expensive as to severly limit the scope of the productions

Blender: Jack of all trades, but in a good way!

Published in Post

Anyone working with digital tools today has a wide choice of applications for specialized tasks. An office suite consists of a program for writing text, one for spreadsheets, presentations, a database etc. For a VFX workflow you might use a tool for tracking, one for compositing, one for editing, various tools for simulations and specialized applications for modelling, sculpting, texturing and animation. RedShark contributor and Blender expert Gottfried Hoffmann reports

Open Source VFX Training

Published in Business

Redshark’s VFX Columnist -HaZ interviews the founder and man behind the VFX Learning Open Source Project, an idea that could well be a game changer in the visual effects industry especially as demand for talent is ever increasing

The Future of Visual Effects Education

Published in Business

 

Haz reflects on his experience of education institutions which teach VFX courses and explains why some people interested in a career in the VFX industry may be better off not attending University

Lynx: A camera that makes 3D models

Published in Production

This future camera captures the world in 3D models; yet another exciting innovation funded through Kickstarter.

EditShare 2014 © All rights reserved. EditShare Logo

Top Desktop version

music Are you sure that you want to switch to desktop version?