Alex, a professor at USC and renown visual development artist, talks about his role as a movie production designer and his vision for the future of animation production. Part 2 of 2.
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Alex, a professor at USC and renown visual development artist, explains the meaning of world building and discusses new ways of thinking in film production. Part 1 of 2.
Actor, writer, director and producer Andy Serkis talks about what drives his performance as a digital character such as Caesar in 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' as well as how and when performance capture is best used. Part 2 of 2.
Actor, writer, director and producer Andy Serkis discusses his pioneering work in performance capture, including his role as Gollum in 'The Lord of the Rings' movies as well as his role as Caesar in the new 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' film. Part 1 of 2.
Carl, co-founder of PDI, talks about challenges in animation education and how technology can be both a catalyst and impedance to creativity and good storytelling. Part 2 of 2.
Carl talks about his work at PDI, the challenges faced building one of the pioneering computer animation studios and how the industry's economic viability has always been an issue of concern. Part 1 of 2.
Chris, president of animation, digital production and visual effects at Warner Bros., talks about the success of 'Gravity,' the extensive use of previs, postvis and techvis in films as well as the realities of the growing commoditization of visual effects production. Part 2 of 2.
Chris, president of animation, digital production and visual effects at Warner Bros., talks about the key aspects of his role as a filmmaker, from assessing scripts and a film's potential marketability to bringing the right resources together in the best possible way to ensure a film's success. Part 1 of 2.
Jon, James Cameron's producing partner at Lightstorm Entertainment, talks about the evolution of High Frame Rate and other production technologies as well as the changing VFX industry economics and how technology can get in the way of good storytelling. Part 2 of 2.
Jon, James Cameron's producing partner at Lightstorm Entertainment, discusses their upcoming production of three 'Avatar' sequels. Part 1 of 2.
Bot & Dolly's truly amazing short film, all done in camera, a combination of stunning CG imagery projected onto plain canvasses moved through space attached to motion control robotic arms.
Jigesh, Head of VFX at MPC Bangalore, talks about the studio's work on the film 'World War Z.' Part 1 of 2.
Samuel L. Jackson's character, Pat Novak, host of The Novak Element TV report, introduces Robocop to America.
Featurette, in the style of a wartime theatrical newsreel, that tells the story of the Monuments Men.
A behind the scenes look at the main characters, an unlikely group of ordinary men brought together for an extraordinary mission, in the Monuments Men.
Behind the scenes look at the French curator, Claire Simon, played by Cate Blanchett, in The Monuments Men.
Out of his depth in an unknown world the Wolverine faces his ultimate nemesis in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed.
SIGGRAPH's Computer Animation Festival celebrates its 40th year as the world's leading festival of the most innovative and accomplished computer graphics. An internationally recognized jury receives hundreds of submissions and presents outstanding achievements through four different programs running over four-days. SIGGRAPH 2013 brings together thousands of computer graphics professionals, 21-25 July 2013, Anaheim, California, USA.
Marvel's "Thor: The Dark World" continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself.
Our hero has escaped again, stranded on a dangerous planet in a fight against time and a horde of monstrous creatures.
The Rest in Peace Department keep the living world safe from otherworldly creatures who choose a less than peaceful route to the afterlife.
The next film in Peter Jackson's trilogy finds Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf, along with Thorin Oakenshield and his band of dwarves continuing their quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.
From Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes, comes a new chapter of the tale of Themistokles attempt to unite all of Greece, and the bloodshed that ensues.