In the future, audiences won't want to simply watch characters, but to control them -- and their environments.
When DreamWorks Animation rookie Olivier Staphylas started at the Glendale, Calif., facility, the young Gaul might have expected to feel homesick. But far from it: He speaks enthusiastically of the…
If the vidgames hitting store shelves are beginning to resemble pricey Hollywood productions, it's not a coincidence. The gaming biz's biggest publishers are relying more on traditional entertainment…
Improvements in Industrial Light & Magic's proprietary skin animation techniques will be explained by tech wizard Cary Phillips, who spearheaded the award-winning Cari software used in the new "Star…
At Siggraph, Digital Domain's Brad Parker reveals a myriad of digital techniques used to make actor Jeremy Irons' face age and decay right before the audience's eyes in "The Time Machine," including…
While creating the fur for the first "Stuart Little" took a lot of hard work, the animators at Sony Pictures Imageworks discovered it would take a lot more effort to create the feathers for two of…
Siggraph travels to Texas this year, but Hollywood's influence goes with it. Big-ticket CG characters will be on display -- from "Star Wars: Episode II's" digital Yoda to the pixel menageries in the…
With CG characters abounding at Siggraph, it's not surprising that virtual clothing is a hot topic, represented by several proprietary strategies. Sony Imageworks is showing work from both…
Arriving on the backs of the realistic animals in "Stuart Little 2," the monsters of "Lord of the Rings" and the digital doubles of "Spider-Man" and "Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones,"…
Any doubts that a new digital toon boom has started will be dispelled within a year as a flood of new computer-generated, or at least computer-enabled, films race to the bigscreen.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$58.1M Universal Pictures -31.20%
Hercules2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.5M Paramount Pictures -30.84%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$179.0M Fox -26.35%