Visualeffects

09.17.15
The Emmy-winning studios behind American Horror Story's freaks
09.17.15

The Emmy-winning studios behind American Horror Story's freaks

Freak Show, the fourth season of American Horror Story, was a carnival of oddities. Each character presented the emotional and physical complexities of a medical abnormality. We caught up with the stellar team that brought those characters to life.

By M. Lalwani,   09.17.15
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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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05.23.15
Recommended Reading: Why do we hate CGI so much?
05.23.15

Recommended Reading: Why do we hate CGI so much?

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the...

By B. Steele,   05.23.15
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05.14.15
Every ridiculous vehicle in 'Mad Max: Fury Road' is drivable
05.14.15

Every ridiculous vehicle in 'Mad Max: Fury Road' is drivable

Practical effects have gotten incredibly scarce in big-budget summer blockbusters, so it's pretty...

By T. Seppala,   05.14.15
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02.17.15
The black hole imagery of 'Interstellar' is helping astrophysics
02.17.15

The black hole imagery of 'Interstellar' is helping astrophysics

You may have heard that the representation of a black hole in Interstellar was not only based on r...

By J. Fingas,   02.17.15
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08.27.14
Here's how digital effects give 'Game of Thrones' its grand scale
08.27.14

Here's how digital effects give 'Game of Thrones' its grand scale

We've already seen how digital effects make Game of Thrones' world more believable, but there were...

By J. Fingas,   08.27.14
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07.14.14
What you need to know about 3D motion capture
07.14.14

What you need to know about 3D motion capture

Close your eyes and go back... back in time. Picture Jar Jar Binks or Polar Express, movies that p...

By S. Dent,   07.14.14
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02.28.13
Vimeo announces 'Looks' feature, now lets users add visual effects to videos
02.28.13

Vimeo announces 'Looks' feature, now lets users add visual effects to videos

Whether it was inspired by the recent Instagram craze or not, Vimeo's new "Looks" have a pretty go...

By E. Alvarez,   02.28.13
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05.07.10
Iron Man 2: the gadgets (video)
05.07.10

Iron Man 2: the gadgets (video)

When done right, a science fiction or fantasy film will leave audiences with a prescient glimpse in...

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