A secret agent is tasked to find out what’s going on behind a shady barber shop. Naturally, he soon finds himself getting more than he asked for. Blender’s thrilling short film is based on Martin Lodewijk’s satirical secret agent series.
Ideally, you’ll strap on a VR headset for this, but if you don’t have one, you can still appreciate the ethereal fractal journey that Julius Horsthuis has laid before you, accompanied by excerpts from one of evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins‘ most profound lectures.
Want to stage a massive battle, fill an empty stadium, or take on a zombie horde? There was a time that you’d need thousands of extras to pull off such epic scenes, Golaem shows us some of the ways their software has been used to make movie, TV, and video game magic.
In live action films, editors come in after (most of) the footage has been shot. But in general, it takes way longer to create additional animated sequences. So instead, animated film editors work before anything is “shot”, helping to polish the screenplay and storyboards.
One of the most talked about aspects of Rogue One was the digital resurrection of actors as they appeared in 1977. ABC News‘ Nightline had an opportunity to go behind the scenes with ILM’s John Knoll and his effects team to learn how they pulled off this modern movie magic.
These days, we’re accustomed to such seamless and realistic visual effects on the big screen and even some TV series that we’ve become pretty jaded by CGI. But one look at Diane Bullock’s reel of 1990’s movie VFX should serve as a reminder of just how good we’ve got it today.
The cinematic trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic‘s latest expansion is about Vaylin, sister of Arcann and Thexan. As a child, she was so strong with the Force that the Emperor sent her away to be trained, a decision that her mother will forever regret not opposing.
We’re not quite sure why we find this CGI simulation of noodles being tossed about so satisfying, but we do. Somebody needs to turn this into a video game where the objective is to transfer all the noodles from the bowl to the glass using only that fork. We’d buy that.
Erasmus Brosdau and his friends have been working on this Warhammer 40k fan film for about 6 years, and the end is nearly in sight. This is the first 8 minutes of the short, introducing us to the cyber-gothic world and its main character, a young and cocky Inquisitor.
Overwatch‘s latest character profile is about Bastion. Manufactured by the artifically intelligent Omnics to fight humans, this unit was damaged and lay dormant for a decade. Will it follow its programming or realize that its directive is pointless? Twig OP, pls nerf.