fxguide http://www.fxguide.com vfx, mograph, and production news Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:39:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Legend or truth: the VFX of Herculeshttp://www.fxguide.com/featured/legend-or-truth-the-vfx-of-hercules/ http://www.fxguide.com/featured/legend-or-truth-the-vfx-of-hercules/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:39:28 +0000 http://www.fxguide.com/?post_type=fxfeatured&p=51969 From fantastical creatures to sprawling battles - fxguide looks at the visual effects of Hercules.]]> http://www.fxguide.com/featured/legend-or-truth-the-vfx-of-hercules/feed/ 1 Inside RealFlow 2014http://www.fxguide.com/quicktakes/inside-realflow-2014/ http://www.fxguide.com/quicktakes/inside-realflow-2014/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:01:47 +0000 http://www.fxguide.com/?post_type=quicktakes&p=51648 A run-down of RealFlow 2014 with Lumiere Studios' technical director Duncan Lees.]]> http://www.fxguide.com/quicktakes/inside-realflow-2014/feed/ 1 Designing Dawn of the Planet of the Apeshttp://www.fxguide.com/quicktakes/designing-dawn-of-the-planet-of-the-apes/ http://www.fxguide.com/quicktakes/designing-dawn-of-the-planet-of-the-apes/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:42:02 +0000 http://www.fxguide.com/?post_type=quicktakes&p=51878 A look at the previs efforts from Cinedev, MPC and Halon for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.]]> http://www.fxguide.com/quicktakes/designing-dawn-of-the-planet-of-the-apes/feed/ 2 the vfx show #186: Dawn of the Planet of the Apeshttp://www.fxguide.com/thevfxshow/the-vfx-show-186-dawn-of-the-planet-of-the-apes/ http://www.fxguide.com/thevfxshow/the-vfx-show-186-dawn-of-the-planet-of-the-apes/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:00:17 +0000 http://www.fxguide.com/?post_type=thevfxshow&p=51912 http://www.fxguide.com/thevfxshow/the-vfx-show-186-dawn-of-the-planet-of-the-apes/feed/ 0 fxguidetv #192: Dawn of the Planet of the Apeshttp://www.fxguide.com/fxguidetv/fxguidetv-192-dawn-of-the-planet-of-the-apes/ http://www.fxguide.com/fxguidetv/fxguidetv-192-dawn-of-the-planet-of-the-apes/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:25:10 +0000 http://www.fxguide.com/?post_type=fxguidetv&p=51902 Weta Digital senior VFX supervisor Joe Letteri and VFX supervisor Erik Winquist discuss Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Plus we run down the new July term at fxphd.com.]]> http://www.fxguide.com/fxguidetv/fxguidetv-192-dawn-of-the-planet-of-the-apes/feed/ 1 fxpodcast #279: SIGGRAPH preview – Real-Time Live!http://www.fxguide.com/fxpodcasts/fxpodcast-279-siggraph-preview-real-time-live/ http://www.fxguide.com/fxpodcasts/fxpodcast-279-siggraph-preview-real-time-live/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 02:35:25 +0000 http://www.fxguide.com/?post_type=fxpodcasts&p=51870 http://www.fxguide.com/fxpodcasts/fxpodcast-279-siggraph-preview-real-time-live/feed/ 0 Ape Actinghttp://www.fxguide.com/featured/ape-acting/ http://www.fxguide.com/featured/ape-acting/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:54:02 +0000 http://www.fxguide.com/?post_type=fxfeatured&p=51661 Dawn of Planet of the Apes delivers complex serious acting from its lead digital characters - we speak to Weta Digital about this blockbuster hit of the summer.]]> http://www.fxguide.com/featured/ape-acting/feed/ 3 Academy Inviteshttp://www.fxguide.com/quicktakes/academy-invites/ http://www.fxguide.com/quicktakes/academy-invites/#comments Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:34:49 +0000 http://www.fxguide.com/?post_type=quicktakes&p=51732 http://www.fxguide.com/quicktakes/academy-invites/feed/ 1 COLORWAY: The Foundry’s new Design toolhttp://www.fxguide.com/featured/colorway-the-foundrys-new-design-tool/ http://www.fxguide.com/featured/colorway-the-foundrys-new-design-tool/#comments Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:30:41 +0000 http://www.fxguide.com/?post_type=fxfeatured&p=51697 The Foundry has launched COLORWAY, a new design application that speeds up and changes the process of iterating on and finalizing an image or product look, and expands the company's move into the design space.]]> http://www.fxguide.com/featured/colorway-the-foundrys-new-design-tool/feed/ 1 66th Annual Emmy Nominationshttp://www.fxguide.com/quicktakes/66th-annual-emmy-nominations/ http://www.fxguide.com/quicktakes/66th-annual-emmy-nominations/#comments Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:45:42 +0000 http://www.fxguide.com/?post_type=quicktakes&p=51723 http://www.fxguide.com/quicktakes/66th-annual-emmy-nominations/feed/ 1 the rc #143: Jas does Sonyhttp://www.fxguide.com/therc/the-rc-143-jas-does-sony/ http://www.fxguide.com/therc/the-rc-143-jas-does-sony/#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:58:26 +0000 http://www.fxguide.com/?post_type=therc&p=51685 http://www.fxguide.com/therc/the-rc-143-jas-does-sony/feed/ 2 VFX in TV, A to V: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D to Vikings & Morehttp://www.fxguide.com/featured/vfx-in-tv-a-to-v-agents-of-s-h-i-e-l-d-to-vikings-and-more/ http://www.fxguide.com/featured/vfx-in-tv-a-to-v-agents-of-s-h-i-e-l-d-to-vikings-and-more/#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 03:59:44 +0000 http://www.fxguide.com/?post_type=fxfeatured&p=51453 We explore VFX in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Hannibal, Hawaii Five-O, Sleepy Hollow, Game of Thrones, Vikings and Orphan Black.]]> http://www.fxguide.com/featured/vfx-in-tv-a-to-v-agents-of-s-h-i-e-l-d-to-vikings-and-more/feed/ 3 fxinsider: bonus Transformers ILM podcastshttp://www.fxguide.com/quicktakes/fxinsider-bonus-transformers-ilm-podcasts/ http://www.fxguide.com/quicktakes/fxinsider-bonus-transformers-ilm-podcasts/#comments Mon, 07 Jul 2014 05:30:32 +0000 http://www.fxguide.com/?post_type=quicktakes&p=51571 In these special audio podcasts for fxinsider members, we talk to ILM animation director Rick O'Connor and CG supervisor John Hansen about Transformers: Age of Extinction.]]> http://www.fxguide.com/quicktakes/fxinsider-bonus-transformers-ilm-podcasts/feed/ 1 Ptex, the other side of texturinghttp://www.fxguide.com/featured/ptex_the_other_side/ http://www.fxguide.com/featured/ptex_the_other_side/#comments Sun, 06 Jul 2014 13:00:42 +0000 http://www.fxguide.com/?post_type=fxfeatured&p=51217 Disney Animation responds to fxguide's UDIM texture article and promises even more new Ptex tools.]]> http://www.fxguide.com/featured/ptex_the_other_side/feed/ 1 Creature Q&A: inside the Cochise effects on Falling Skieshttp://www.fxguide.com/quicktakes/creature-qa-inside-the-cochise-effects-on-falling-skies/ http://www.fxguide.com/quicktakes/creature-qa-inside-the-cochise-effects-on-falling-skies/#comments Fri, 04 Jul 2014 02:19:26 +0000 http://www.fxguide.com/?post_type=quicktakes&p=51622 A conversation with artists from MastersFX about how they bring to life Falling Skies' Cochise with practical and digital fx.]]> http://www.fxguide.com/quicktakes/creature-qa-inside-the-cochise-effects-on-falling-skies/feed/ 1