Tag: cgi

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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Feb 11, 2015

It Looks Like a Real Home, Only It’s a Video Game Engine Rendering the Scene in Real Time

It Looks Like a Real Home, Only It’s a Video Game Engine Rendering the Scene in Real Time

Video game level designer Benoît Dereau shows off the power of Unreal Engine 4 in this beautiful walkthrough of a Parisian-style apartment. Pretty incredible when you realize it’s all being rendered in real time! If your machine has the capability, you can see the 1080p 60 fps version 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 28, 2014

A Tale of Momentum and Inertia

A Tale of Momentum and Inertia

Watch this brilliant 60-second, award-winning CG animated short by House Special. The short film is based on an original story by Allan Turner and Kameron Gates. Director: Kameron Gates Creative Director: Kirk Kelley Executive Producer: Lourri Hammack Producer: Zilpha Yost

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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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Jun 18, 2014

40 Before and After Shots That Demonstrate the Power of Visual Effects

40 Before and After Shots That Demonstrate the Power of Visual Effects

When people say, “we’ll fix it in post”, they’re referring to visual effects. While many people may use special effects (SFX) and visual effects (VFX) interchangeably, there is a difference. It’s easiest to think of SFX as effects that happen ‘in-camera’ while the VFX magic happens in post-production, after the shoot. Below you will…

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Mar 19, 2014

The Sculpted Alphabet by FOREAL

The Sculpted Alphabet by FOREAL

FOREAL is a design studio founded by Benjamin Simon and Dirk Schuster based out of Trier, Germany. In a recently published project on Behance entitled, The Sculpted Alphabet, the team at FOREAL use CGI sculpting techniques to create a unique alphabet. In their project description, the team mentions: New tools, new playgrounds. One single…

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