Makeup artists and CGI engineers are usually thought of as being enemies, not friends. This video shows their future might
Toy gun fights were just a part of growing up, whether you were playing cowboys and indians, or humans against aliens it
Pixar is clearly feeling really generous because it has just decided to give away its state-of-the-art RenderMan animation
Have a look at this eye... Looks pretty normal, right? It does normal eye stuff like looking around... But wait! What's this
In four and a half billion years of existence there have been no creatures more dramatic or scarier. Whether they would be as popular if they existed today and were stomping down the high street, I don't know, but they're perfect for films because they are more spectacular, more awesome than most animals today, more like monsters, and yet they are real.
It would seem, then, that Peter Jackson is now George Lucas's padawan in the sense that they both make visual-heavy, fantasy/sci-fi trilogies that are popular with people and make money - the art of it doesn't come into it.
What do you do with a spare 10,000 iPhones? Why, set them up like dominoes and knock them over, of course! That's what animation
You remake Girl With The Dragon Tattoo because millions of people can't be arsed to read subtitles. You do a hundred versions of Macbeth because the writing is so complex and universal that each one can yield myriad subtext or reflections on our own modern-day existence. Point Break is Point Break. There's nothing to interpret.
What happens if you set up a computer to realistically collide a million particles? First, it takes eight days to render
Snowman creator Raymond Briggs has dismissed the use of computer-generated imagery (CGI) in films as "too perfect". The TV