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?
The quest to find the way out of the Uncanny Valley is making progress
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.
This trailer is a really brilliant piece of CGI, not least because it's genuinely tense and scary
Fur. It's hard to model in CGI. For a start, it's not one object but hundreds or thousands or millions of them. To make them convincing you have to model them; understanding how they move relative to each other, and to the animal or human that they're attached to
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
This is just a bit of fun, but consider for a moment the range and depth of skills that went in to this amazing piece of work