During SIGGRAPH 2007, fxguide co-founder Mike Seymour chats with Stephen Regelous, founder of Massive Software, about the latest updates to their crowd simulation technology.
Live Action / VFX
The film, built around the theme that perfection is individual and cannot be obtained through someone else, is a smooth and moody mix of live-action shot against greenscreen, traditional rotoscoping, 3D and 2D.
This student film set out to find the way [to] put live-action classic films and CG graphics together, so they interact well without being realistically integrated.
Netcast #1 includes a look into Autodesk's Toxik 2008 with Chris Vienneau, and a first peek into the FJORG! Competition.
Autodesk's Rob Hoffmann covers their 3D product line and Chris Bond of Frantic Films talks about their cool plugins.
Conversation with 'Surf's Up' vfx supervisor Rob Bredow. Cooke lenses technical innovations for post.
A conversation with MPC's Greg Butler. Interview with Autodesk's Michel Besner about newly acquired Mudbox.
Coverage of the end of the FJORG! competition and a conversation with PIXAR's Chris Ford and Dana Batali.
Interview with Massive Software founder Stephen Regelous. Coverage of the iron animator FJORG! event.
Autodesk takes viewers behind the scenes at Sway Studios, a company that makes commercials with an emphasis on photorealism.
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The third installment includes a longer interview with Ken Ralston and Dennis Muren recorded at the VES Festival of Visual Effects; Mike Seymour takes a look at shooting greenscreen with digital camera systems.
The fourth installment of fxguidetv features interviews with Steve Pearce and Phillippo Costanzo from Activision, and Rose Draper on how to extract mattes from challenging Jpeg images in Photoshop.
Encyclopedia Pictura used FerroFluid to create a striking, beautiful and weird effect in Seventeen Evergreen's "Haven't Been Yourself."
The characters where shot in his cramped London apartment against a small makeshift green screen and had all the visuals completed inside three weeks.
The Reality Project is about creation and destruction. Harmony and chaos. Light and darkness. The forces that shape all humanity.
When a funeral procession passes trough a small town a little boy visits the house of the deceased old man.
On the July 4th holiday, an attack on the vulnerable United States infrastucture begins to shut down the enitre nation.