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Transforming Light into Matter
Published Date: 8-May-2014
Trained as an electrical engineer, Charles Hull’s actual job involved molding small, plastic parts and developing prototypes. He worked with UV light to toughen surface coatings. In 1983, he had the i ...
Building Post-Apocalyptic Chicago
Published Date: 30-Apr-2014
The world is a very different place in the dystopian post-apocalyptic Chicago that’s depicted in the science-fiction action film “Divergent,” based on the book by Veronica Roth.
I, Frankenstein's Life-Altering Effects
Published Date: 23-Apr-2014
In Lakeshore Entertainment’s I, Frankenstein, Director Stuart Beattie offers a darkly cerebral tale in which the monster of the Mary Shelley novel (here named Adam and played by Aaron Eckhart) has sur ...
For the Birds: Digital Flocks in 'Noah'
Published Date: 23-Apr-2014
The feature film Noah is an epic tale inspired by the biblical story of Noah’s Ark and the Great Flood. Directed by Darren Aronofsky, the movie contains many visual effects, including a menagerie of a ...
Plan of Attack
Published Date: 22-Apr-2014
In the new Marvel Entertainment motion picture “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” the stakes are high as the hero Captain America is called back into service to help save the world from the latest ...
A Deal with the Devil
Published Date: 7-Apr-2014
Ted Schilowitz made a name for himself – and for the Red Digital Cinema camera company – by thinking outside the box and “leading a rebellion” in the industry. Now he is back, leading the charge again ...
GTC 2014 Features New Technology and New Partnerships for Nvidia
Published Date: 7-Apr-2014
Nvidia’s GTC is the conference CUDA built.
Game Developers Conference 2014 Highlights
Published Date: 27-Mar-2014
Looking back over the years at GDC, it occurs to me just how much things have changed, although to many people, I’m sure they may not notice the change at all.
Need for Speed
Published Date: 25-Mar-2014
Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve 10 played an important role in the Hollywood film “Need for Speed,” as freelance colorist Mark Todd Osborne used the system for advanced color. Osborne worked at LA ...
VIEW Conference Reflections
Published Date: 25-Mar-2014
Usually, I report on the annual VIEW conference soon after returning home from Italy. This year, I wanted to wait until the first flush of excitement had mellowed and I had time to reflect. The confer ...
Cinesite Builds an Empire
Published Date: 24-Mar-2014
What Makes a Data Visualization Memorable?
Published Date: 12-Mar-2014
CAMBRIDGE, MA – It’s easy to spot a “bad” data visualization—one packed with too much text, excessive ornamentation, gaudy colors, and clip art. Design guru Edward Tufte derided such decorations ...
Digital Diagnosis
Published Date: 12-Mar-2014
It’s quandary that has plagued instructors for years: How do you teach students how to do something, when that “something” has severe consequences if not done correctly? This situation is especially d ...
Global Games Market to Grow
Published Date: 12-Mar-2014
AMSTERDAM – Newzoo has shared its view on global growth in the games industry, looking toward 2016. And the future looks bright.
Avoiding a Nightmare
Published Date: 7-Mar-2014
M dot Strange's third animated feature, "I am Nightmare," avoided a nightmarish production by utilizing Maxon's Cinema 4D and BodyPaint 3D tools.
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