"I think the intention was that this is supposed to be a ride," says vfx supervisor Scott Farrar. "It's a battle movie but it's still the reluctant hero..."
Google Inc. will stop censoring its search results in China and may pull out of the country completely after discovering that computers hackers had tricked human rights activists into opening their…
Part of the challenge in presenting "Half-Blood Prince" is simply making sure the voters understand how much of what they see onscreen is visual effects.
Walking through Skywalker Sound 20-odd years ago, Christopher Boyes ran into Gary Rydstrom, who was buried working on "A River Runs Through It" and "Single White Female."
In an ironic twist to a bitter legal dispute, Bluebeat.com -- the Web site sued by EMI Music and shuttered in November after it offered digital downloads of tracks by the Beatles for 25 cents apiece…
A generation ago, a brand new sound could be heard on playgrounds around the globe, as kids swung imaginary light sabers during mock battles between the Empire and the Rebels.
After sharing an editing credit on "Titanic" with two other people, helmer James Cameron planned on cutting "Avatar" by himself.
In his presentation, Volker Engel will showcase the "incredible variety of natural disasters in extremely different landscapes."
"There's a lot of volleying back and forth between physical effects and digital effects," says Charles Gibson, and that should be a theme in his bake-off.
"Avatar" advances the art and technology of visual effects in so many areas that winnowing down the bake-off presentation to 15 minutes is a challenge.
For vfx supervisor Roger Guyett, "Star Trek" was "a big show, emphasizing everything from creatures through the modern toolbox of visual effects..."