Lightfarm Studios celebrate the launch of their 3rd Studio - Lightfarm Brasil, based in Rio, with "The Verge” a look behind the scenes at the creation of an epic sci-fi image!
Blur Studios Kevin Margo has just released a very creepy and visually stunning teaser trailer for his short Sci-Fi film CONSTRUCT.
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Turkish production house MojoFX have released a very nicely put together breakdown of their AMG SLS Black series renders. Take a look at their website for more info
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Legacy Effects show off their additive manufacturing processes and describe how 3d printing has been successfully incorporated into their work flow.
Legacy on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1aszio2
Legacy website: http://www.legacyefx.com/
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Tim Elek and Zak Parrish take an in-depth look at the artist friendly tools available within the new Unreal 4 Engine. including advanced GPU particle simulation and collision, materials and dynamic particle lights.
Unreal Engine 4 Website
Ten24 have just released a short article about their involvement in the BBC's hit TV Show "Atlantis" Working along side Vine FX and Dimensional imaging they scanned Mark Couliers amazingly detailed Satyr prosthetic on location at the BBC Chepstow sound stag...
It looks like ASDA are jumping on the 3D scanning / Printing Band wagon. Prices start at £40 for a 3d print of yourself.
Its very hard to imagine this as profitable business, scanning using an Artec is a fairly straight forward process but clean up and p...
"Box" A short film by Bot and Dolly uses a unique combination of live projection mapping a motion controlled robotic arms to create a truly magical experience. Everything in this video is captured in camera.
Bot and Dolly Website
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Axis animation have released a behind the scenes video detail some of the incredible work they did on the Halo 4 Spartan ops FMV sequences.
Halo 4 Spartan ops Episodes 1 - 3
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We have just released 9 full body scans created using our Artec 3D scanner. This is just the beginning of a huge library that we hope to build up over the next few years. Perfect clothing wrinkle / fold reference for digital sculptors and modellers.
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A Full Colour 3D Body scan captured using Ten24's 18 camera rig with a scan time of approximately 10 seconds. After acquiring the raw data the scan was cleaned up in zbrush. New high density topology wa...
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Matt Chandler Co director of Analogue studio has uploaded an excellent "making of" video describing his work on the promotional video for the latest thorp park rollercoaster "Swarm"
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Activision have just released their latest live action trailer for Call of Duty Black Ops 2 staring none other than Robert Downey JR. Lets see if it helps beat last years record sales figures of 1 Billi...
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Behind the scenes footage showing how the film makers made use of the latest ultra high speed Phantom cameras to film the slow motion sequences in Dredd
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Matt Radford FX animator at Blur studios has posted some research videos showing off their Volume breaker simulation software. It doesn't require any kind of pre fracturing of the geometry or high resolution...
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This looks like lots of fun, the trailer shows of some great VFX shots.
Towards the end of World War II the Nazi scientists made a significant breakthrough in anti-gravity. From a secret base built in ...
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ILM Animation Supervisor Scott Benza gives us a behind the scenes look at the animation performances behind the transformations in "Transformers: Dark of the Moon".
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Jonas Pfeil University of Berlin Graduate has just come up with this novel solution to panoramic photography using a soft throwable ball packed with 36 2 mega pixel phone cameras.
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A very clever method of inserting 3D objects into an existing photograph without any need for complex lighting rigs or HDR probes.
Source :: Infinite Reali...
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Kyle McDonald's makes use of real-time face tracking software FaceTracker to substitute his own face for various celebrity's. Cool stuff I wonder where this will lead?
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Step behind the scenes to find out how The Mill visual effects studio created the CG beetle featured in the recent commercial for VW's 21st Century Beetle
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Like cool Armoured troops battlling it out with evil laser weilding robots in a destoyed future city? Like Kia driving-giant dancing Hamsters? Err...
A very thorough 3 part documentry about the making of the excellent 850 Meters
Part 1 - The origins
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Part 2 - Storyboard and Animatic
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Part 3 - Design, Modeling...
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In 1972 Ed Catmull (founder of Pixar) and his colleagues created the world's first 3D rendered movie, an animated version of Ed's left hand. This is the film that they produced. It includes some "making of" ...
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A short video documenting much of the hard work put into the production of +- by dedicated Gnomon School of Visual Effects students and Gnomon Studios professionals.
Plus Minus is the second original pr...
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Some clever use of 3D printers in this extended behind-the-scenes look at how Grow built Google's newest rich media mobile ad: from concept to construction to code.
Mike Nash shows off his incredible modelling / rendering / texturing skills with his latest model. This image doesn't do it justice take a look at the high res renders on his site
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A great behind the scenes look at the making of State Farm's "State of Chaos" commercial, with a 3d modelling, animation and compositing breakdown by The Mill
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Fun with projection mapping by Sean Rodolakis Sullivan. He's created the projected images using a combination of quartz composer patches and vdmx then linked the vdmx controls to an iphone app created using...
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This video highlights several clips made using a new High Dynamic Range (HDR) process. Video is captured on two Canon 5D mark II DSLRs, each capturing the exact same subject via a beam splitter. The cameras...
Some very interesting performance capture research by Paul Debevec and his team at the ICT Graphics Labs.
Thanks to Infinite realities for posting this up on Facebook
More interesting research from ICT here
Prototyping a Light Field Display Involvi...
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Behind the scenes look at how Director Jon Favreau and ILM came together to tackle the creatures, effects, Lighting, compositing and animation for Cowboys and Aliens
Full article here on FX Guide
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Check out this Ad by Asian CG house Many Many for, err transforming trucks? Anyway, it's cool.
Their site also features a nice CG breakdown of the spot.
C&C Transformer CG Breakdown
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Jelmer Boskma's excellent Demo Reel containing modelling, character design and visual effects work from the last 5 years..
Be sure to take a look at his website www.jelmerboskma.com
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Pix0logic have just posted a fantastic 8 page article covering Framestores work on the Coca Cola Siege ad for the 2011 Superbowl.
Click here to read the article on the Pixologic webiste
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This reel highlights some of the amazing work created by Houdini artists over the last year. From feature films to commercials to student projects and video game cinematics.
Head over the the Side Effects...