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Life After Pi, documentary about Rhythm & Hues Studios

This is only the first chapter of an upcoming feature-length documentary “Hollywood Ending,” that delves into the larger, complex challenges facing the US Film Industry and the many professionals working within it, whose fates and livelihood are intertwined.


How to start a career as a Hollywood Artist

Sylvain Despretz share hints and tips on how to work as a visual artist in the film industry.


Star Wars: the making of visual effects

Star Wars: the making of visual effects

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Computer Graphics World – Casualties of the Recession

The econopocalypse has blazed has a path of destruction through every sector of the economy—leaving Chrysler and now GM in bankruptcy. Now, it looks like the wave of destruction is bearing down on the effects industry, too, refuting the theory that this industry is recession proof. via Computer Graphics World – Casualties of the Recession. […]


VFX Making-of: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Matte Painting and Visual Effects by Matte World Digital

VFX Making-of: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Matte Painting and Visual Effects by Matte World Digital

Matte World Digital shows a detailed set of examples of some of the matte painting artworks they have created for the visual effects of the movie “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”.


CG 3D 2D Anim VFX Contest: VIEW Award 2008

CG 3D 2D Anim VFX Contest: VIEW Award 2008

View Award 2008 is a World Wide Short Competition Using 3D Animation and VFX.


VIEW Conference 2007: Grand Finale with Bozzetto and Pixar Animation Studios

VIEW Conference 2007: Grand Finale with Bozzetto and Pixar Animation Studios

The final session of VIEW Conference 8 had Sharon Calahan of Pixar Animation Studios presenting the making of the Look of Ratatouille, the CGI animated feature film. Introduced by Italian animation master Bruno Bozzetto.


Virtuality becomes VIEW Conference and does it with style!

Virtuality becomes VIEW Conference and does it with style!

VIEW Conference (former Virtuality Conference) comes back with its annual event dedicated to the world of: digital content world, computer graphics, 3D animation, visual effects, design and videogames.


Choosing a Computer Graphics school, some questions to help

Choosing a Computer Graphics school, some questions to help

A new section in the CG Explorer Guide helping students to choose a Computer Graphics school to learn skills dedicated to the following application fields: illustration, digital arts, filmmaking, visual effects, advertisements, television, videogames. Finally I am starting to use this dedicated section to collect resources useful to the CG community.


Children of Men, Making Of, Video

Children of Men, Making Of, Video

Maybe the best film I watched in year 2006. This 7-minutes documentary tells some of the “behind the scenes” about the filmmaking and the special effects. The long takes and the visual style of the film do really makes “Children of Men” an innovative work.