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How previs helped make the The Maze Runner

Sep 23 2014

Breaking down the previs and postvis work on The Maze Runner. read more...

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Putting the maze in Maze Runner: an fxguide/WIRED exclusive

Sep 19 2014

See how Method Studios created the vast maze and relentless mechanical creatures called Grievers for the upcoming feature film Maze Runner. read more...

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Art of HDR

Aug 04 2005

It is hard to believe that Paul Debevec published his PhD just ten years ago. His work in defining high dynamic range images (HDRi) was almost immediately adopted by the major effects companies and expanded into one of the most significant visual effects areas of read more...

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