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Noah’s Epic Rain & the Demise of Windows XP


Source: Paramount Pictures in : This time we take a speedy ride around the Internet to see what is out there. Noah’s Epic Rain –  Flooding rains controlled by custom iPad App There is an interesting short video on creating the torrential downpour scenes in Darren Aronofsky’s Noah. Something to remember from the video is […]


Featured Artist Marcos DK Prieto


Source: Featured artist Marcos DK Prieto This week we focus on the work of Marcos DK Prieto, digital artist and fantasy writer. You can find his Web site ‘Un Paseo por los sueños’ (A walk through dreams) here. Source of photo: His Facebook fan page can be found here And he writes a blog […]


Secrets of blockbuster FX (video)


Secrets of blockbuster FX I admit that I can’t just watch a video or a movie without trying to figure out how the effect was created. And, I may not be the first to write this, but it is true that the best VFX are the ones you don’t notice. I would also add that […]


Behind the Scenes – VFX in Pacific Rim


Source: Behind the Scenes – VFX in Pacific Rim The highly-acclaimed VFX company, Industrial Light & Magic, has recently released their new visual effects breakdown video featuring the contributions they made to Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim. For more than two years the Industrial Light & Magic team, based in San Francisco, Singapore and Vancouver worked […]


BBC Hidden Kingdoms – Tiny Cameras, Huge Screens, CGI, 3D


  Source: BBC Hidden Kingdoms – Tiny Cameras, Huge Screens, CGI, 3D The new program BBC’s “Hidden Kingdoms” is intended to be a representation of an “interpretation” of the world that animals live in. A spokeswoman for the BBC stated that: “This is a different approach to a traditional wildlife series. Based entirely on real behavior, […]


Behind The Scenes Of ‘Walking With Dinosaurs: The 3D Movie’


Source: ‘Walking With Dinosaurs: The 3D Movie’ – Behind The Scenes Walking with Dinosaurs is the newest dinosaur film produced by BBC Earth and named after their 1999 television documentary miniseries. The  computer-animated dinosaurs are shown in live-action settings. The film is directed by Neil Nightingale and Barry Cook. The footage was filmed  in the U.S. in the state of Alaska […]


Top 10 Landmark CGI Movie Effects

0 Top 10 Landmark CGI Movie Effects Let’s take a look at the recent (November 10 2013) list of the top 10 Landmark CGI movie effects… You can also join as they often do countdowns and it is fun to be a part of the voting process 🙂 Top 10 Landmark CGI Movie Effects The only CGI […]


Fire Ants 3D Film wins Best 3D Documentary

0 Fire Ants 3D Film wins Best 3D Documentary Last month at the Beyond Festival in Germany, Micheal Watchulonis’ FireAnts 3D: The invincible Army took home the award for Best 3D Documentary. The Beyond Festival has become the largest German 3D festival and it all happened in Karlsruhe in October 2013. You can purchase the […]