RedShark News

Scorcese's punk rock visual effects

Published in Post

Still believe The Wolf of Wall Street is an Old-School Rags-to-Riches tale? Think Again

Seriously good fur

Published in Post

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

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.

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

This is a very successful attempt to build a system that can simulate walking with all types of two-legged characters. It's extremely funny as well!

CGI Martian Landscape - with the nelp of NASA

Published in Distribution

Video installation artist uses NASA technical data to create a dark glimpse of the future.

R'ha: The best sci-fi short of 2013 (so far)

Published in Production

It didn’t take long for a sci-fi short to make noise in 2013, courtesy of animation student Kaleb Lechowski, who took a can-do approach in realizing his mini-epic

Will we ever be able to make convincing CGI humans?

Published in Technology

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?

Pixar shows off its new real-time animation software

Published in Post

Pixar's new animation system allows animators to visualise their characters with all the important detail visible. Like hair!

You don't need cameras any more

Published in Technology

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.

EditShare 2014 © All rights reserved. EditShare Logo

Top Desktop version

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