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24
Jul

The technology of Michael Jackson reborn | fxguide

Another great article by Mike Seymour of FxGuide.com. Amazing technology brings Michael back for an encore performance!

The technology of Michael Jackson reborn | fxguide.

9
Oct

▶ The Great Gatsby 2013 Visual Effects Before & After Clip [HD] – YouTube

Fantastic Visual Effects – scene extensions, blue screen replacements, CGI, camera tracking – it’s got it all!

▶ The Great Gatsby 2013 Visual Effects Before & After Clip [HD] – YouTube.

24
Sep

Box on Vimeo

This is so amazing! Three coordinated motion control rigs – one holding the camera, plus an overhead projector, I think. All choreographed to perfection and performed live. Spectacular!

Box from Bot & Dolly on Vimeo.

Box explores the synthesis of real and digital space through projection-mapping onto moving surfaces. The short film documents a live performance, captured entirely in camera. http://www.botndolly.com/box

26
Jun

Thomas Leeb – Comfortably Numb Pink Floyd acoustic cover solo – YouTube

This is cool on so many levels! I love the solo arrangement, the multiple camera angles, the setting and the way the strings seem to warble and wobble because of the CMOS video camera sensor’s scanning!

Thomas Leeb – Comfortably Numb Pink Floyd acoustic cover solo – YouTube.

10
Mar

Mike Dawes – Somebody That I Used To Know Gotye – Solo Guitar – YouTube

I have to post a link to this wonderful guitar arrangement of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know”. Fantastic!

Mike Dawes – Somebody That I Used To Know Gotye – Solo Guitar – YouTube.

1
Mar

On the Visual Effects Artists Protest Outside the Oscars, and the Dire Financial State of the VFX Industry | /Film

In case you were off the grid this past week, you missed one of the biggest stories about the Visual Effects industry to come along in quite a while! Here’s the lowdown…

On the Visual Effects Artists Protest Outside the Oscars, and the Dire Financial State of the VFX Industry | /Film.

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1
Mar

“The art of RAW”

This animation rocks!

fxguide.com has a nice write-up about it here

16
Dec

The Hobbit: Weta returns to Middle-earth

fxguide.com does it again with the most extensive coverage of the visual effects in the movie, “The Hobbit”!

The Hobbit: Weta returns to Middle-earth.

13
Nov

Sensology

This is a truly amazing piece of graphic animation.

Click the Watch on YouTube button, set the resolution to the highest setting and make it full screen!

Enjoy!

26
Oct

Kon-Tiki Making of on Vimeo


Kon-Tiki Making of from Important Looking Pirates on Vimeo

18
Oct

The Green Ruby Pumpkin

Here’s a phenomenal piece done by a couple ofSenior visual effects artists – Miguel Ortega and Tran Ma. In their living room…

The Green Ruby Pumpkin from miguel ortega on Vimeo.

This “making of” video will give you a better idea of just how much creative effects work went into the piece!

The Making of The Green Ruby Pumpkin from miguel ortega on Vimeo.

2
Oct

Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile And Stuart Duncan: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

17
Aug

Are Some Fonts More Believable Than Others? | Co.Design: business + innovation + design

 

Are Some Fonts More Believable Than Others? | Co.Design: business + innovation + design.

16
Aug

How many colors are really in a rainbow? – Starts With A Bang

So, how many colors can we see…?

How many colors are really in a rainbow? – Starts With A Bang.

10
Aug

The Avengers 2012 — Art of the Title

Love these titles!!

The Avengers 2012 — Art of the Title.