Part of a new crop of Gallic filmmakers who don't have the French New Wave as a point of reference, Benjamin Rocher, Raphael Rocher and Yannick Dahan, the founders of French outfit Capture the Flag…
Performance-capture acting, and the thesps who've tried it, are earning more respect these days.
The technical wizardry that brings characters in blockbusters like "Avatar" and the new "Alice in Wonderland" to life has brought a new source of labor dispute to Hollywood: Are these genuine acting…
In this season of constant appraisals of year-end films and awards contenders, I've noticed that discussions of "Revolutionary Road" rarely go very far before someone says something like, "But 'Mad…
Robert Zemeckis doesn't seem to mind, but many helmers simply won't make the leap to performance capture, at least not as long as it entails surrendering 100 years of filmmaking tradition to work on…
You don't hear live-action performers fretting about being replaced by animated CG creations (at least, not yet), but the prospect of actors having a hand in animation seems to have the toon…
After the Comic-Con unveiling this week of 20 minutes of Robert Zemeckis' performance-capture feature "Beowulf," Sony Pictures Imageworks, which pioneered the technique with "The Polar Express" and…