When moviegoers watch the trailer for the upcoming f/x epic "Pearl Harbor," they might notice an interesting credit -- "visual effects and animation by Industrial Light & Magic."
When visitors to Seattle's new Experience Music Project witness the ride-film of James Brown singing "Sex Machine," they might be tempted to evoke an old advertising line: "Is it live or is it…
Until recently, video- and computer-game images rarely impressed the digerati who attend the annual CG fest Siggraph. Most game animation was far too crude. But with the growing power of…
In a season in which heavy hitters like "The Phantom Menace," "Stuart Little," "The Matrix" and "The Mummy" demand attention for their high-tech style, the Visual Effects Branch of the Academy has…
He just might turn out to be the 'little mouse that could' when the Academy's effects experts select the finalists for best achievement in visual effects. "Stuart Little," a big player at the b.o.…
The next evolution of 3D computer animation is coming to a screen near you --- a personal computer screen.
A new tool has arrived on the computer animator's bench, and it's promising to make 3D-CGI more feasible for those working on TV schedules and budgets.
A "first" for 3D computer animation will be unveiled in Las Vegas this December, when the IMAX 3D simulator film "Race For Atlantis" debuts at Caesar's Palace in the largest IMAX Dome ever built for…