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Lights Camera Cgi

  1. anatomy of a scene
    How Ben Stiller Made Escape at Dannemora’s Heart-Pounding Prison BreakYes, Paul Dano really did squeeze into that claustrophobia-inducing pipe.
  2. backstories
    How Peter Jackson’s The Frighteners Brought the Personification of Death to LifeBack in 1996, nobody knew how to capture death visually onscreen.
  3. lights camera cgi
    Great Moments in Auto-Tune HistoryFrom the time that it was invented by some math guy to its liberal application by Kanye West, Auto-Tune has had a long and weird past.
  4. cg-eyes
    Alita: Battle Angel Designers Created Eyes More Vivid Than Gollum’sHow visual effects designers create eyes that avoid the uncanny valley.
  5. the industry
    How TV Finally Got Its Own Blockbuster Special EffectsIn recent years, groundbreaking VFX work has transformed the TV landscape. But it’s not easy making monsters and dragons like ones on the big screen.
  6. backstories
    The Hardest Effect I Ever Pulled Off36 filmmakers, cinematographers, and effects artists on making the impossible happen.
  7. lights camera cgi
    Digital Doubles Are Revolutionizing Hollywood. But Why Do Movie Stars Hate Them?Scanning actors to manipulate their images in post is increasingly common. But will it become industry standard to bring actors back from the dead?
  8. 6 Movies With Hidden CGISpecial effects can be subtle, too!
  9. lights camera cgi
    How Lord of the Rings’ Gollum Changed the Course of SFXOne of the many hands who worked on Andy Serkis’s groundbreaking mo-cap performance looks back on the process of creating a new breed of CG character.
  10. oral histories
    An Oral History of The Dark Knight’s Pencil TrickNo CGI, but a few bouts of unconsciousness.
  11. funny suits
    Andy Serkis on His Most Groundbreaking Motion-Capture PerformancesThe trailblazing performance-capture actor analyzes four key roles and catalogues the great leaps forward in mo-cap technology over the last 18 years.
  12. the industry
    Can Special Effects Be Special Again?How the VFX industry plateaued  — and where it might go from here.