The Meep may not inherit the Earth, thanks to Dr Who and Untold Studios

December 8, 2023

Untold Studios worked with Bad Wolf to help bring the BBC’s 60th Anniversary of Doctor Who to life, with a major focus on The Meep in the ep, ‘The Star Beast’.

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What’s happening at Siggraph Asia next week

December 6, 2023

SIGGRAPH Asia starts next week the line up of featured speakers is one of the most interesting we’ve seen in years.

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Installing a high-end small production LED volume

December 1, 2023

Sony with Peerless-AV recently installed a small LED Volume that serves as a case study in the deployment of newer & smaller LED Volumes.

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Unity Software with a ‘company reset’ walks away from film VFX and the Wētā deal

November 28, 2023

Our best wishes to all the team members of the Unity Wētā Tools’ division following its closure. UPDATE: Statement from WētāFX

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Update: Move AI releases Single-Camera Motion Capture App: Move One

November 7, 2023

Move ai release their single iPhone MoCap app

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True Cross Platform, Immersive, Open Source Connected Spaces

October 4, 2023

Today the Web is a series of connected pages, tomorrow could be a series of Connected Spaces – thanks to Magnopus.

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The Art of NeRFs, Part 2: Guassian Splats, RT NeRFs, Stitching and adding Stable Diffusion into NeRFs

September 27, 2023

In part 2 of our Art of NeRFs, we explore 4 incredible applications and innovations in the world of NeRFs

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HP Z8 Fury G5 Supercharges ZeroSpace Virtual Production Pipeline

September 26, 2023

Next-gen studio, ZeroSpace in Brooklyn, NY has leveraged NVIDIA multi-GPU workstations for high-fidelity real-time workflows.

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SIGGRAPH 23 AI Autodesk Panel

September 24, 2023

The audio recording of our SIGGRAPH’23 AI Panel with Wonder Dynamics, Rising Sun, Flawless and Autodesk

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The Rolling Stones get Angry with Roto & AI on the Sunset Strip

September 7, 2023

Black Kite Studios, Francois Rousselet and the VFX team on the Rolling Stones new single, Angry.

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The Art and Craft of Training Data. Yes, Training Data

September 6, 2023

VFX uses Machine Learning tools and it is also increasingly being used to produce training data for ML solutions with sleuthing and alchemy.

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The Art of NeRFs, Part 1

August 30, 2023

NeRFs were one of THE hot topics at SIGGRAPH 2023 – and we deep dive into why… and exactly what a NeRF is.

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DigiPro23: Told in Pictures

August 28, 2023

Highlights from DigiPro 2023 told (mainly) in pictures

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AI Panels and Talks: Videos from SIGGRAPH with fxguide

August 20, 2023

AI panels at SIGGRAPH, including Reshaping the Film & Television Industry with Generative AI + Crashing a Live Broadcast.

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Extraction 2 at FuseFX

August 16, 2023

Extraction2 sees Chris Hemsworth back from the brink of death, as commando Tyler Rake with some major support from the team at FuseFX

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Mercedes: Day for Night Mercedes-Benz TVC

August 15, 2023

We talk to director Vico Sharabani of The-Artery in NY about his new high-end TVC spot for Mercedes-Benz.

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Citadel VFX at DNEG

August 9, 2023

Dan Baldwin led DNEG’s team as they build mountains, blow up trains, and race down ski slopes in The Citadel.

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How they did that Brilliant Women’s Football Commercial

August 8, 2023

Nicolas Vogel, Flame artist & VFX Supervisor at Prodigious in France headed the Orange – la Compil des Bleues TV commercial which has gone viral the world over.

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Framestore’s Black Mirror ‘Mazey Day’ Frenzy

July 21, 2023

Frametore’s Black Mirror Werewolf Transformation.

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Congrats to the VFX Emmy Nominees

July 12, 2023

Congrats to all the Emmy Nominations for 2023.

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Union Power (The VFX behind The Power)

July 12, 2023

We speak to Union VFX in the UK about The Power

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AI aided Facial Animation for Call of Duty Modern Warfare II

July 6, 2023

DI4D + Infinity Ward delivered the facial animation for Call of Duty Modern Warfare II. They processed over 4 hours of facial performance data with a new AI pipeline.

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Guardians Vol3: How they delivered those brilliant CG character performances

July 3, 2023

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 will be remembered for having some of the finest character animation work yet seen in the Marvel Universe.

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SwitchLight: Your AI Light Switch

June 22, 2023

SwitchLight is a new AI tool that promises to radically change relighting actor. (Including exclusive first look at moving footage)

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Apple M2 Studio Learns Nuke Machine Learning

June 14, 2023

The new Nuke with Apple Silicon native CopyCat shows why the new Apple M2 Ultra is a great machine learning VFX tool.

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Cocaine Bear Postvis with Halon Entertainment co-founder Brad Alexander

June 14, 2023

Halon’s Postviz reel for Cocaine Bear.

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Guardians Vol 3: How They Did That Incredible Hallway Shot

June 2, 2023

We talk to Wētā FX’s Guy Williams and deep dive into that Hallyway one-shot in Guardians Vol3.

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Neural surface reconstruction from a phone with Neuralangelo

June 1, 2023

Neuralangelo creates dense scene of objects and very large-scale indoor/outdoor scenes with high detail, from a normal video.

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A Possible Future of Wide Scale Volumetric: NeRFs, AI and Experiencials

May 15, 2023

We answer a much asked question: What is the next big thing with AI in media and entertainment?

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Picard : Star Trek at its VFX finest

May 5, 2023

Picard’s VFX honors both the tradition and inspiration of decades of Trek VFX.

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