VFX Oscar Shortlist announced

November 29, 2012

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 85th Academy Awards®.

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17th Annual Art Directors Guild awards

January 03, 2013

The nominees for the 17th annual Art Directors Guild awards have been announced, and with the cross-over now between production design and visual effects we list the films, shows and TVCs under consideration.

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Oscar Nominees 2013

January 10, 2013

This morning The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 85th Academy Awards®. The nominees are…

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How to Paint a Digital Car

May 30, 2008

Cars are the backbone of the advertising industry and car finishes are equally important in films. Just this month, new releases Iron Man and Speed Racer needed to produce photorealistic car finishes. In this special technical report, we explore how the best facilities in the world go about creating car finishes that are beyond ‘photoreal’ and are now ‘damn near perfect’.

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The state of rendering – part 1

July 15, 2013

In our follow-up to the popular Art of Rendering feature on fxguide, we now look at the current State of Rendering. Part 1 delves into the issues of the day: physically based lighting and rendering, ray tracing and more, while Part 2 highlights each major renderer in the VFX industry.

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