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Photorealistic rendering gets easier

Published in Technology & Computing

Photorealism is not an objective thing. What might look real to one person might look phoney to another. It largely depends what your expectations are, and what exactly you're looking for

Star Wars: waiting for the breakdown truck

Published in Post & VFX

A nifty piece of CGI is behind this quick comedy clip that imagines a Star Wars incident on a busy motorway

You don't need cameras any more

Published in Technology & Computing

Have a close look at this video clip. It’s an advert for a high-end kitchen worktop manufacturer. Watch it in 720p, and look as closely as you can at the camerawork, the clever use of depth of field, the lighting, and particularly the fresh fruit.

And then reflect on the fact that no cameras - or indeed fruit - were involved in the making of this at all.

Built with Blender: Tears of Steel

Published in Production

For anyone that hasn't seen it yet, Tears of Steel is a heavily CGI-based short film that demonstrates the Open Source Blender's abilities as an end-to-end VFX and finishing pipeline

Blender 2.75 adds powerful new features and workflows

Published in Post & VFX

Guest author and Blender expert Gottfried Hofmann details the new features in Blender 2.75, the latest version of the popular and increasingly powerful open source 3D modelling and animation suite, including stereoscopic workflow and Cycles on AMD GPUs.

Hyper-realistic CGI and Motion Capture: Big Lazy Robot

Published in Production

More hyper-realistic CGI, with innovative motion capture techniques

Is CGI actually making films less convincing?

With computer graphics power increasing faster than Moore's Law, we've come a long way in seventeen years...

A really great resource for anyone wanting to learn this complex software

A high-end rendering technique that was previously only availble on workstations (and even then very slowly!) is coming to your phones

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