Discrete GPUs continue to slip as embedded GPUs in the CPU and APU bring better performance for free. The erosion of the low end of the market by tablets seems to have subsided, and even tablet sales ...
October 8, 2015
The Leviathan story is a good one.
Framestore completed 338 out-of-this-world shots on The Martian, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon in the leading actor role. The sequences portray Damon’s character, Mark Watney, and h ...
October 7, 2015
Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA), Sony Pictures Entertainment, and IMAX Corporation recently teamed up to deliver “Can You Walk the Walk?” – a virtual reality (VR) experience that puts y ...
September 9, 2015
Meet Webster Colcord, the animator and motion-capture artist who relied on a battle-scarred Boxx workstation to bring Ted to life.
Sometimes “going with the flow” is easier said than done.
Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation ups the ante in a major way with death-defying action atop an Airbus, along a motorway, at a theater and inside an underwater vault. Planning the movie’s unbelievabl ...
August 25, 2015
The latest Marvel superhero to journey to the big screen was Ant-Man, making his feature-film debut this summer (see “Shrink Wrap” in the July/August 2015 issue of CGW).
Saving the day is a big job for an insect-sized superhero. In creating the action for Marvel’s Ant-Man, Director Peyton Reed and his team used specialized techniques, including macrophotography, to de ...
August 17, 2015
“Soar” is a short animated film by Academy of Art University (AAU) student Alyce Tzue. Here she details the amazing journey of the character in the film as well as her own when creating the project.
August 7, 2015
Artomatix has developed AI capable of texturing vast terrains in open 3-D worlds in a realistic, non-repetitive way – and fast.