Specialeffects

11.20.15
The challenges of running a modern VFX Studio
11.20.15

The challenges of running a modern VFX Studio

"It's a lot faster to just throw some blood at a wall than do a whole fluid simulation" - Shade VFX CEO, Brian Godwin

By A. Tarantola,   11.20.15
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11.10.15
Hollywood FX artists help doctors practice child surgery
11.10.15

Hollywood FX artists help doctors practice child surgery

Boston Children's Hospital taps 'American Horror Story' FX team to get realistic surgery models.

By S. Dent,   11.10.15
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08.29.15
HTC's Peter Chou joins visual effects studio behind 'Iron Man 3'
08.29.15

HTC's Peter Chou joins visual effects studio behind 'Iron Man 3'

No, Peter Chou isn't leaving HTC. As the company is gearing up to launch its virtual reality platf...

By R. Lai,   08.29.15
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07.09.14
See how digital effects put the spectacle into 'Game of Thrones'
07.09.14

See how digital effects put the spectacle into 'Game of Thrones'

Game of Thrones has a healthy $6 million-per-episode budget, but that's still nothing compared to...

By S. Dent,   07.09.14
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11.19.12
Bring Hollywood-style FX to your iPhone or iPad
11.19.12

Bring Hollywood-style FX to your iPhone or iPad

I've looked at a few apps that allow you to layer effects over videos and found them impressive....

By Mel Martin,   11.19.12
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07.09.12
Alien Sky gives your photos an other worldly look
07.09.12

Alien Sky gives your photos an other worldly look

I grew up reading science fiction books and loved the cover illustrations with vistas of alien wo...

By Mel Martin,   07.09.12
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06.20.12
Daily iPhone App: PyroPainter is special FX made easy on the iPhone
06.20.12

Daily iPhone App: PyroPainter is special FX made easy on the iPhone

There's been an explosion of special effects videos on YouTube over the past few years. Because...

By M. Schramm,   06.20.12
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04.12.12
Fusion-io announces ioFX, a super-SSD that's already garnered an Oscar
04.12.12

Fusion-io announces ioFX, a super-SSD that's already garnered an Oscar

You've heard of Fusion-io, right? It produces super-SSDs with the teeth-whitening ioMemory that's...

By D. Cooper,   04.12.12
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02.04.12
Martin Scorsese's 'Hugo' Blu-ray 3D set for release February 28th -- 3D haters beware
02.04.12

Martin Scorsese's 'Hugo' Blu-ray 3D set for release February 28th -- 3D haters beware

Considering that Hugo was a flick capable of earning 4 out of 4 stars from noted 3D hater Roger Ebe...

By R. Lawler,   02.04.12
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