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The VFX of Guardians of the Galaxy

Aug 13 2014

How the VFX teams behind Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy made Rocket, Groot, huge environments, spaceship chases and an incredible final battle. read more...

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Into the Storm: a trio of tornadoes

Aug 18 2014

How real reference served to inform the visual effects artists for three of the devastating tornado sequences in Into the Storm. read more...

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Matte Painting Part 2: The Tools

Feb 06 2006

Matte painting is a very broad term covering from using Photoshop, creating a Stitcher panorama, to developing full digital environments. In our continuing series on matte paintings we talk to Gerhard Mozsi, a concept artist and matte painter working in the gaming industry. We read more...

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ftrack debuts V3 at SIGGRAPH

by John Montgomery

ftrack will be revealing version 3 of their software at SIGGRAPH next week and we have a sneak peek at the new features. We also take a look a the history of ftrack as well as check in with some of their users. read more...