This is a picture that looks more like a photograph than a photograph. And whereas a photograph can be made in an instant - you can imagine the time it took Brazillian artist Gilvan Isbiro to create this masterpiece
More hyper-realistic CGI, with innovative motion capture techniques
Siggraph has produced a trailer highlighting some of the new and exciting experimental stuff that will be presented at the show
If I told you that User Interfaces play a large part in modern film-making, you might think I'm exaggerating. But I don't think I am
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.
3D video - not just stereoscopic video but moving images that you can literally walk around - will need a different kind of camera.