Every year the Superbowl brings about expectations as high as, well, the Empire State Building. And that’s not even to do with the game being played! Yep, the commercials alone are awaited with baited breath and critiqued with equal fervour
This award goes to the VFX technicians who film the unfilmable…Check out the cool movies that made it onto the shortlist: Watch the trailers, read the making-of articles and then vote for your favourite!
Contents for the latest issue of 3D World. Discover how ILM and Weta created CG characters for Avengers Assemble. Plus training on how to create dust clouds and rain showers to animating a logo sequence, gaming tips and more
Find out who is going to FMX this year and browse different presentations, workshops and screening
Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen blasts your eyes with thousands of hard metal parts, spinning and sliding gears, wheels, crankshafts, pistons and headlamps as nearly 60 jaw-dropping robots fight to the bitter end. Read how Industrial Light & Magic rose to the challenge of animating the Transformers sequel
They’re 30-foot-high shapeshifters. They’re made out of thousands of moving parts. And they’re out to beat the living cogs out of one another. Transformers might have posed something of a problem for an average VFX studio. Fortunately, ILM is anything but average…
Why is Savannah College of Art and Design a key destination for animation students and what can you expect if you choose to train there?
VFX shop ILM took a bold step into feature-length animation with Rango and its paid off, bagging an Oscar for Best Animated Feature! Barbara Robertson shows you behind the scenes…
Watch Industrial Light and Magic’s visual effects breakdown videos on the work for the third installment in the Transformers series, ‘Dark of the Moon’
Find out how many VFX shots ILM produced for Rango, meet the man behind the chameleon and take a look at the animation and effects work on the celebrated animated feature film
Industrial Light & Magic’s animated Western Rango scooped up four statues at the 2012 Visual Effects Society Awards last night
In issue 150, we share 150 top tips from artists from ILM, Pixar, Digital Domain, DreamWorks, Weta and a host of other studios. Plus: techniques for creating real-world movement in 3ds Max 2012
We showed you the 50 best-ever VFX scenes in the magazine, then we showed you 10 more classics online. But these clips just keep reappearing – here are five more VFX scenes that can’t be missed
We covered the top 25 greatest CG VFX sequences in issue 146 of 3D World, but there were plenty more out there that deserved recognition
Take one final look at the big news and events at this year’s FMX conference in this full report