A look back at brick maps and radiance caches.
An iconic effect by ILM and an iconic effect in VFX history.
“After the second take, somebody gave me a baton.”
The star of the film had 1,150,070 hairs (and it wasn’t Linguini).
Including the time VFX supe Rob Legato used an Evian spray bottle for outer-space particles.
How mocap and motion blur were critical for these early digi-doubles.
The stop-motion film is celebrating its 20th anniversary.
The film turns 25 this week.
Do you remember which version you first tried?
Looking back at Rising Sun Pictures’ wild space shuttle crash-landing for ‘The Core’.
The film’s X-ray sequence seemed perfect for mocap…
And it was done on an…Amiga.
All about Manex’s approach to image-based rendering on the film, from a member of the team back then.
Getting that dino point of view.
VFX supe Pete Travers reflects on the early days of Dynamation.
…and why it was different in the teaser trailer.
Effects videos from the ‘Harry Potter’ series.
How the practical effect formed part of the film’s classic Colosseum scene.
Harrison Ellenshaw breaks down the planning, painting and compositing of the classic shot.
When real-time digital puppeteering and stop-motion combined.
How that miniature Fed building was built…and destroyed.
Key contributors to ‘Jurassic Park’s’ Dinosaur Input Device share their memories of working on the landmark film.
Phil Tippett explains how Dennis Muren and ILM made it happen…just.
Looking back at ILM’s evolution sequence for the film.
A deep, er, dive on the early ILM particle system tool, psys.