Installing a high-end small production LED volume

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

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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VFXShow 276: No One WIll Save You

We discuss the Hulu original film No One Will Save You. This science-fiction horror film is remarkable for having only five words of dialogue spoken during the entire film.

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fxpodcast #361: A Deep Dive into the New Laws around Governing AI

Confused about what the actual legal situation on generative AI? We do a deep dive into the new Laws around governing AI with Dr Brandie Nonnecke at Berkeley Law.

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

Move ai release their single iPhone MoCap app

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fxpodcast #360: Gareth Edwards and the ILM team on The Creator

We talk to The Creator Director Gareth Edwards, ILM VFX Supervisor Jay Cooper, ILM on-set VFX Supervisor Andrew Roberts, and Animation Supervisor Michael Midlock.

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VFXShow 275: The Creator

The team discuss the new Sci-Fi classic The Creator.

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True Cross Platform, Immersive, Open Source Connected Spaces

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

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

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

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fxpodcast #359: Territory Studio’s Marti Romances

Territory Studio’s co-founder Marti Romances discusses design and sitting between Art Department and VFX

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SIGGRAPH 23 AI Autodesk Panel

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

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VFXShow 274: Foundation

We explore the impressive Foundation : Season 2

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

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

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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fxpodcast #358: Rob Legato and The Equalizer 3

We talk to the multi-Oscar winning Rob Legato about Second Unit Directing and his hit new flm: Equalizer3. (Spoiler free)

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The Art of NeRFs, Part 1

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

Highlights from DigiPro 2023 told (mainly) in pictures

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fxpodcast #357: The VFX of Andor + Detailed Behind the Screens footage

Andor is one of the finest Star Wars shows ever made. We speak to ILM’s VFX sup. Scott Pritchard. Including 7 videos with over 40 plate photography and final comp shots.

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fxpodcast #356: The VFX of Oppenheimer: Zero CGI but Great Effects.

We talk in-depth with Production VFX Supervisor Andrew Jackson about the special and visual effects of Oppenheimer.

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VFXShow 273: Barbenheimer

The panel square off in the toughest VFXShow yet: Barbie vs. Oppenheimer.

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AI Panels and Talks: Videos from SIGGRAPH with fxguide

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

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

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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