Specialeffects

07.25.16
See how VFX puts the realism and fire into 'Game of Thrones'
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See how VFX puts the realism and fire into 'Game of Thrones'

Even nearly invisible digital extras get the full treatment.

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05.04.16
How a 'Star Wars' nerd made VFX software for the rest of us
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How a 'Star Wars' nerd made VFX software for the rest of us

FXHome's free visual effects suite is designed for amateurs.

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04.09.16
Recommended Reading: I let my mom use Tinder to find me a date
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Recommended Reading: I let my mom use Tinder to find me a date

The best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web.

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01.24.16
Watch how 'Star Wars' turns people into CG characters
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Watch how 'Star Wars' turns people into CG characters

Getting some characters into 'The Force Awakens' shots required lots of effort.

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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

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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.

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08.29.15
HTC's Peter Chou joins visual effects studio behind 'Iron Man 3' (updated)
08.29.15

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

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...

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