Why the Campanile Movie, 25 years on, is still so important

October 5, 2022

Following his Lifetime Achievement Emmy, Paul Debevec looks back 25 years to his original Campanile Movie.

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Never Mind the Chaos, Here’s Danny Boyle’s Pistol

October 2, 2022

Union discuss the VFX for the Sex Pistol’s bio-pic series Pistol.

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Digital Domains AI Quantum Leap

September 30, 2022

Digital Domain plays ball with Joe Montana in 1984.

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NVIDIA ACE Enables Easier Interactive Avatars

September 20, 2022

NVIDIA unveiled a no-code digital human chatbot link to Epic’s Metahumans at GTC.

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The Virtual Production behind the Soccer TVC for Caledon Football Club

September 15, 2022

We explore the technical issues in this advanced Virtual Production with film makers and VP experts.

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Congrats to the Creative Emmy Winners

September 4, 2022

Congrats to all the Emmy nominees and winners in 2022

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Bullet Train

August 22, 2022

Taking a ride on Bullet Train with DNEG

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Proof that F9 is both Fast & Furious

August 10, 2022

We look at the Previs for The Fast and Furious: F9, The Fast Saga by Proof Inc

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AWS Thinkbox: Deadline, a Brief History

August 3, 2022

With the AWS Thinkbox products now free of charge, a look back at the 21 years of Deadline.

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Netflix buys Animal Logic

July 19, 2022

Netflix expands even further by buying Animal Logic.

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MetaHuman Brings History To Life

June 23, 2022

Case study of Metahuman in Modern Archeology

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Prehistoric Planet

June 15, 2022

The remarkable realism of Prehistoric Planet from Apple, BBC NHU, and MPC.

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Huge update for MetaHuman : Import your own head!

June 9, 2022

The new mesh importer for MetaHuman Creator is a game-changer for Digital Humans in UE5

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Majestically Morphing Morbius

June 8, 2022

We talk to Joel Behrens, VFX Supervisor at Digital Domain about Morbius’ digital transformation.

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Realtime Fractals in Unreal

June 7, 2022

Something familiar that you have never seen before – in real-time: UE5 Fractals

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fxphd: online vfx training for professionals

June 2, 2022

Our sister site fxphd.com is a leading provider of online training courses for professionals in the visual effects and animation industry. Their courses are designed to help professionals stay up-to-date with the latest techniques and software, and to develop the skills they need to advance their careers.

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Deep Dive on Wētā FX Face Fabrication System

June 2, 2022

A deep dive into the Machine Learning of WĒTĀ FX’s Wētā FX Face Fabrication System

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Autodesk + RADiCAL: AI-powered 3D Motion Capture

May 26, 2022

Autodesk invests in RADiCAL and their AI-powered 3D Motion Capture System.

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Making of (all the) Spider-Man: No Way Home

May 26, 2022

Video breakdowns of SPI’s great Comp, Environment, suit, and FX work for Spider-Man

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Doug Meet Zoey

May 6, 2022

Digital Domain Gives a Face to AI with ‘Zoey,’ at the FMX Conference in Germany

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NVIDIA is collaborating with top academics to present 16 SIGGRAPH Papers

May 5, 2022

NVIDIA works with 14 academic researchers on 16 SIGGRAPH ’22 papers

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Avatar: The Way of Water: Does it seem it was worth the wait?

May 3, 2022

A special (technical) view of the new Stereo Avatar: The Way of Water

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Pixomondo Bashes Environments with KitBash3D

April 30, 2022

Given the volume of models for episodic work, Pixomondo finds great value in Kit-bashing.

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Union VFX for Operation Mincemeat

April 27, 2022

Union discusses creating the dramatic VFX for UK WWII thriller Operation Mincemeat

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Heavenly Virtual Production.

April 14, 2022

Pixomondo continues to expand its use of LED volumes in short-form projects such as commercials.

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The Neural Rendering of The Champion

April 11, 2022

The world’s first full neural rendered dialogue replacement full feature film.

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Inside a location scanning truck

April 8, 2022

We visit on set with 3D scanning company Avatar Factory.

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Do I want an Apple Studio?

April 6, 2022

We look at M1 Max Studio vs M1 MacBook Pro – for professional effects editing.

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UE5 in a State of Unreal Digital Human Characters

April 5, 2022

UE5 is released as part of Unreal’s State of Unreal.

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Gilded Age World Building

March 31, 2022

VFX sups Douglas Purver and Becky Graham discuss The Gilded Age of VFX at DNEG

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