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Stop motion animation gets easier with an iPad

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Software company Boinx makes noise at Macworld 2013 with version 2 of istopmotion for iPad, improving on its award-winning app

 We're getting tantalisingly close to crossing the uncanny valley - the chasm between what we can create with our very best CGI efforts and what we actually see in reality

How A UK Studio Is Redefining Facial Animation

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UK company Speech Graphics is gunning for the top-spot in lip-sync technology: mark their words. RedShark contributor David Valjalo reports

Built with Blender: Tears of Steel

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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

Graphics and design in animation

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 We see a lot of excellent 3D work. Some of it is ultra-realistic, and some is incredibly stylised. It all depends on what the production calls for

Making Van Gogh move

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This was always going to happen. Animated fine art classics. Starting with Vincent Van Gogh

Audio brings life to animations

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I was present at the audio mixing stage of Aardman Animations' "The Wrong Trousers" or "Wallace and Gromit" as most people remember it. This stop-motion animation classic was hilarious from the first frame to the last, but for me the most memorable thing was seeing it without sound, and then with sound

The BBC show how to build a digital actor

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Following on from the impressive demo that Nvidia showed last week, the BBC have made a report about the technology being used to create digital likenesses of actors in Hollywood 

Exciting CGI animation leads to live action Feature sign-up

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There's no better way to get the attention of the big film companies than to make a breathtaking CGI short

Siggraph has produced a trailer highlighting some of the new and exciting experimental stuff that will be presented at the show

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