Articles tagged in "vfx"

Afonso Salcedo — Creative Producer, Photographer, Lighting Artist

He escaped “Azkaban,” made “Ratoutille” and driven “Cars 2.” As he prepares to chill for “Frozen 2,” Afonso Salcedo tells Chris about his transatlantic career.

Phil Miller and Simeon Balabanov — V-Ray and real-time, Chaos Group

Rasterization, real-time and ray tracing: Join two of the Chaos Group experts that are helping users to create photorealistic imagery at phenomenal speeds.

Darin Grant — CTO, Animal Logic

How has the cloud changed the way VFX are created? And what happens when your favorite company is acquired by a big one? Join industry guru Darin to find out.

Gray Marshall — Colorist, finisher and VFX artist

“Avengers: Endgame” and “Roma” colorist tells Chris about his crucial role in movie production including the last 11 Marvel films.

Cris Blyth — Director/VFX Supervisor, What’s Good Studios

From Edinburgh to East Africa via Los Angeles: How this Renaissance man of gaming, commercials and VFX has traveled the world — and always landed on his feet.

Eric Miller — CTO, Gnomon School

Teaching techniques, trending technology and top talent — find out how the #1 ranked CG school sets up its students for careers in the VFX and game industry.

Andy Wilkoff — CG Lead/TD, A52

Do VFX companies have a heart? “X-Men” and “I, Robot” VFX artist — and 3D printing pro — tells Chris how he got through tough times in a turbulent industry.

John Hewitt — Pre- and Post-Production Veteran

How this multiskilled artist went from car design to VFX and previz via “I, Robot”, “Alice Through the Looking Glass” and “Godzilla: King of the Monsters.”

Kurt Lawson — Compositing Supervisor

Award-winning photographer and compositor on Guardians of the Galaxy and Edge of Tomorrow, talks ghostly pirates, killer drones, moving rocks...and pineapples.

Joe Farrell — Co-Founder and Creative Director, Tangerine Apps

Academy Award-nominated VFX artist tells Chris how he’s taken his experience from blockbusters The Wolf of Wall Street and The Jungle Book into virtual reality.

Blowing up the house

Gnomon student Weiyo Sha blew us away with his explosive animation of an old house. Here’s how he used V-Ray and Phoenix FD as his weapons of CG destruction.

Kelly Port & Matthew Butler — Digital Domain

VFX vets on the serious fun of Digital Domain's input on everything from Titanic to Thanos — plus what it’s like to work with the biggest names in Hollywood.

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Digital Domain on Thanos: The devil is in the detail

Learn how V-Ray helped Digital Domain maximize the level of detail on Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War and render some of the film’s most challenging moments.

Hal Hickel — ILM

From singing raisins to raising the dead: ILM animation director talks ethics, uncanny valleys — and animatronic teddy bears.

Geoffrey Baumann — VFX Supervisor, Marvel

Black Panther’s VFX supervisor reveals how he worked his way up to this crucially important role.

Four-years, 210 all-CG shots. The film that changed VFX workflows

Before “real-time ray tracing” was sexy: CONSTRUCT is the proof that a small team of top talent can literally change the future of VFX workflows.

Aaron Kupferman

The Meg and Avengers: Infinity War compositor on the relationship between CG artists and photographers.

Ken Ibrahim

From SEGA to Star Wars: The incredible origins story of a visual effects Jedi.

ScanlineVFX Black Panther© Marvel Studios 2018
ScanlineVFX takes Black Panther visuals over the edge

For Black Panther's most climactic moments, ScanlineVFX turned to Flowline and V-Ray to simulate and render the perilous backdrop of Wakanda's Warrior Falls.

Darren Hendler & Ron Miller — Digital Domain

Digital Domain’s digital human experts discuss the incredible work which went into Avengers’ Thanos

Steve Blakey

VFX vets talks software, swimsuits — and Scott Ross

Jesse James Chisholm

After Black Panther and Ready Player One VFX supervisor tells you everything you need to know about working on set in the movies

Butterfly Effects

Graduation project When John Goes Outside is a short film with a big message. We talk to the students who created it.

Colin Green

The long history of how the art of Previs revolutionized the entire film industry