VFX Firsts: The first film to use an all-CG photoreal character

Could this breakthrough film with VFX from ILM contain yet another first?

Animation supervisor Webster Colcord and Ian Failes from befores & afters dive deep into the history of all-CG photoreal characters on film, looking for the “first” one that appeared on the silver screen.

Webster Colcord and Ian Failes.

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Show notes

Possible firsts?

Futureworld (1976)

– Cindy (played by Susan Dey) from Looker (1981)

– ‘Bit’ from Tron (1982)

Young Sherlock Holmes

Young Sherlock Holmes clip

Young Sherlock Holmes on Wikipedia

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befores & afters feature on Dennis Muren and Young Sherlock Holmes

– Past VFX Firsts podcasts on matte painting and digital compositing

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