Tag: vfx

Aug 4, 2015

In Defense of CGI

In Defense of CGI

Well executed CG is everywhere – you just don’t always realize it, and that’s the point.

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Jun 18, 2015

Amazing CGI Light Visuals Set to Johann Sebastian Bach

Amazing CGI Light Visuals Set to Johann Sebastian Bach

A beautiful piano composition by Bach is complemented by the impressive CGI light visuals of Alan Warburton.

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May 25, 2015

The Digital Artists that Paint the Game of Thrones Landscapes

The Digital Artists that Paint the Game of Thrones Landscapes

Sven Sauer is a digital artist that specializes in matte paintings. Sauer is part of the VFX team that brings the Game of Thrones world to life, creating the illusion of environments like King’s Landing, Harrenhall, Dragonstone and Qarth.

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May 13, 2015

Creative Dad Uses VFX to Bring His Son’s Imagination to Life

Creative Dad Uses VFX to Bring His Son’s Imagination to Life

When Chris filmed his son running down the street, yelling with a stick in his hand he could only imagine what was going through his son’s mind. So he decided to use some VFX to try to guess :) If you enjoyed this, be sure to check out Action Movie Kid, featured previously here…

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Feb 5, 2015

How ‘Green Screen’ Worked Before Computers

How ‘Green Screen’ Worked Before Computers

For those of us who grew up in the age of CGI, green screen is just “a thing that computers do”. But how did effects like this work before the age of pixels? With the help of some suitably shiny graphics, here’s a quick summary by Tom Scott. If you enjoyed the video above,…

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Oct 30, 2014

Rendezvous with a Comet

Rendezvous with a Comet

AMBITION is a short film starring Aidan Gillen (Littlefinger, GAME OF THRONES) in support of the European Space Agency (ESA)’s Rosetta Mission. Directed by Tomek Bagiński, the “6 minute trailer to a 20 year mission” tells the story of one of the most important space exploration endeavours of this decade. Just as Gillen’s enigmatic…

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Oct 23, 2014

Just Hundreds of CGI People Running Into a Swinging Metal Fence

Just Hundreds of CGI People Running Into a Swinging Metal Fence

VFX artist Dave Fothergill used CGI to simulate what hundreds of people running into a rotating metal fence would look like. In the video description Fothergill provides some additional technical information: Crowd dynamics test using Miarmy for Maya. Shows the new servo force feature which allows struggling animation once the agent has become dynamic.…

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