Check out the new issue #98 of 3D Artist – I wrote two features on ZBrush and on MPC’s digital assets team.
Here’s a preview of the nominees for VFX Emmys this year, which I wrote about on Inverse.
That’s just some of the work Imageworks had to tackle for Suicide Squad, which I looked into for One Perfect Shot.
For SideFX, I wrote about Disney Animation’s use of Houdini for Zootopia – everything from hair to water fountains. The film is great, but the detail is sometimes what makes it so re-watchable.
UPDATE: Russell Earl from ILM is now attending VIEW, to break down his studio’s huge vfx work in Captain America: Civil War (remember that airport sequence?). And the directors of Dreamworks Animation’s Trolls, Mike Mitchell and Walt Dohrn, will both be there too.
Last week I wrote about Turin, Italy. The city has had a big effect on me ever since attending VIEW Conference there last year. And so did the conference, itself. There aren’t many places you can find out the latest in visual effects, animation and computer graphics AND actually interact with some of the biggest names in those industries.
But at VIEW, you can. Continue reading When you want to know, ‘How was it made?’
You might usually associate Houdini with big budget film visual effects, but it’s been finding a large place in commercials for many years too. Like this Honda spot with vfx by Alt.vfx. I wrote about the work at the Side Effects website.
Inverse had me ask a bunch of visual effects supervisors what the best direction was they had received from directors they’ve worked with. Check out their responses for some pretty cool insights from directors like Sam Raimi, Barry Sonnenfeld, Ang Lee and others. And thanks to Todd Vaziri for the idea behind this one. Link to the story.