Articles tagged in "vfx"

Matt Wallin — VFX Artist, FXGuide Podcast Co-Host and Professor

“The Matrix,” “Star Wars” and “King Kong” VFX artist — and fxguide podcast co-host — tells Chris how and why he made the jump from production to academia.

Thriving on Chaos: V-Ray, Corona and Lavina at SIGGRAPH 2019

Get all the latest V-Ray news, Corona updates and highlights from Chaos’ new real-time ray tracer, Lavina — plus the full scoop from Total Chaos @ SIGGRAPH 2019.

Andre Cantarel — Senior VFX Generalist, Scanline VFX

How do you create one of the world’s most accurate models of the White House? “Independence Day: Resurgence” and “Justice League” generalist Andre explains all.

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How V-Ray for 3ds Max brought Deadwood's VFX to life

With “Deadwood: The Movie,” HBO’s revisionist Western makes a welcome return. We talk to FuseFX’s Eric Hayden about revisiting its locations and characters.

Craig Xray Halperin — Insomniac Games

From veiny vampires to swinging superheroes: Craig Xray Halperin on an incredible career which has taken in blockbuster VFX, Greek temples and VR video games.

V-Ray for Houdini released

Discover how V-Ray’s powerful rendering for procedural workflows helped Ingenuity Studios rack up billions of views for Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish videos.

Sonja Christoph — Massive Entertainment

How do VFX skills translate into the world of videogames? Matte painter and level artist at Massive Entertainment Sonja tells Chris about going from “Doctor Strange” to “The Division.”

How do you go from arch-viz images to making movies?

With "Twosret," Karim Moussa takes his mastery of arch-viz into a beautiful and compelling short film. Find out what inspired him to make the jump.

The render tricks behind Netflix’s NSFW Love, Death & Robots

Blur Studio explored multiple animation styles with the help of V-Ray for the Netflix anthology, Love, Death & Robots. Go behind the scenes!

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Rendering the Game of Thrones title sequence in V-Ray Next

Learn how Elastic took their creative — and their rendering — to a new level with V-Ray Next for Maya for the final season of Game of Thrones.

Students get a leg up on the competition

Attendees at 3D College Denmark create work worthy of professional studios. We talk to tutor Nicklas Byriel about inspiring a new generation of CG artists.

Getting totally educated at Total Chaos

With Academies, Masterclasses, panel discussions, presentations and more, Total Chaos was a perfect event for anyone who wanted to jumpstart their career in CG.

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.

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.

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.