960-page tome to serve as comprehensive guide for pros

The Visual Effects Society has released one of its major projects, the “VES Handbook of Visual Effects.”

The 960-page tome is written by some 89 visual effects pros and edited by vfx supervisor Jeffrey A. Okun, chair of the VES, and vfx producer Susan Zwerman. It is meant to be a comprehensive guide for anyone who works in the field or needs to know how vfx production works.

It also covers stereoscopic 3D, color management, digital intermediate, interactive games and full animation.

The VES has long sought to demystify visual effects and the handbook has been a central part of that effort.

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