3D Animation & VFX

How to Do Comic-Con Without a Badge
August 10, 2016 | How To's

How to Do Comic-Con Without a Badge

It’s only been a week since Comic-Con and if you couldn’t make it you’ve been poring over websites, blogs, and social media trying to absorb the copious amounts of information…

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The 4 Most Epic VFX Moments That Owe It All to Green Screen Backgrounds
August 6, 2016 | 3D Animation & VFX

The 4 Most Epic VFX Moments That Owe It All to Green Screen Backgrounds

The average person walks into their local theater and walks out mesmerized by the incredible visual effects. They talk with friends about how vivid a specific place looked or how…

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8 Movies Where Miniature Special Effects Trump CGI
December 11, 2015 | 3D Animation & VFX

8 Movies Where Miniature Special Effects Trump CGI

From the stop-motion animated works of the legendary Ray Harryhausen to that White House scene in Independence Day, effects involving miniatures have long been a part of cinema’s rich history…though…

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CGI Animation History: Defining (and Awesome) Moments in Cinema
November 18, 2015 | 3D Animation & VFX

CGI Animation History: Defining (and Awesome) Moments in Cinema

When done well, computer generated imagery can allow the filmmaker to achieve results that would be impractical (if not impossible) to recreate by other means. Done badly, and it can totally…

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Computers Killed the Video Star: Did CGI ruin SFX?
October 5, 2015 | 3D Animation & VFX

Computers Killed the Video Star: Did CGI ruin SFX?

It’s an argument as old as the hills. Did the advancement of ubiquitous CGI kill the art of moviemaking, and has it rendered many of the old school methods of…

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13 Groundbreaking Shows In TV Visual Effects History
August 14, 2015 | 3D Animation & VFX

13 Groundbreaking Shows In TV Visual Effects History

TV has come a long way over the years. There have been some incredible highs that have almost literally gotten the whole world talking, as well as some abysmal lows…

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Five Best Options For Free Graphic Design And Animation Software
April 23, 2015 | 3D Animation & VFX

Five Best Options For Free Graphic Design And Animation Software

Creating 3D, manipulatable models without the need to get arms-deep in clay is an attractive idea. Forking over $1,500 every year for a subscription to Autodesk Maya, however, is not. Given…

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Disney’s Next Live-Action Rehash: Winnie the Pooh?
April 9, 2015 | 3D Animation & VFX

Disney’s Next Live-Action Rehash: Winnie the Pooh?

News has just surfaced that Disney Studios is continuing with its slew of live-action adaptations of old, cherished animations, this time with Winnie the Pooh coming at an unspecified date……

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Stop Motion Animation: 5 Award-Winning Stop Motion Films
March 9, 2015 | Industry Trends

Stop Motion Animation: 5 Award-Winning Stop Motion Films

Stop motion animation is a discipline that has been around for almost as long as the film industry itself, but it’s been in the last few decades in particular that…

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