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    Immersed in Movies: Digital Domain Talks 'Ender's Game' Zero-Gravity VFX

    As co-producer of "Ender's Game," Digital Domain 3.0 has a lot more at stake than cool zero-g and simulated battles in space. As one of LA's few remaining VFX studios, DD is experimenting with content creation as a new business model, and the rest of the industry is watching closely.

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    Watch: Don't Blink Or You'll Miss the Aging in this Short of Animated Still Photos

    We won't say much, except that we're super impressed by the subtle transformation that takes place over the course of five minutes in Anthony Cerniello's short "Danielle," which is meant to simulate the way our aging process goes unnoticed if others around us -- our friends, family, leaders, and ido...

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    Watch: This is How People Fall in the Movies

    We all know the scene well. A character is going through great mental anguish, or needs to prove to themselves their new superpower, or are being cornered by an evildoer...and all of a sudden, they fall off a ledge.

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    Immersed in Movies: Neill Blomkamp Talks 'Elysium,' Sci-Fi, VFX (TRAILER)

    "Elysium" director Neill Blomkamp discusses going more commercial and the have and have nots of his movies and the VFX industry.

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    Immersed in Movies: ILM Rearms for 'Pacific Rim' VFX (FEATURETTE)

    If there's a mid-year front-runner for the VFX Oscar, it's definitely Industrial Light & Magic's exceptional work on Guillermo del Toro's "Pacific Rim," which is more than just rock 'em sock 'em robots vs. monsters. Aside from the masterfully animated Jaegers and Kaiju, there's also the complex ligh...

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    Immersed in Movies: Pulling Off a New VFX Twist for 'White House Down'

    Uncharted Territory, which has become a model of efficiency and innovation during these precarious times for the VFX industry, came up with a new concept for handling Roland Emmerich's "White House Down": management and quality control rather than creating the bulk of the effects in-house.

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    WATCH: Dazzling 'Great Gatsby' Before and After Visual Effects Reel

    Animal Logic, one of seven visual effects teams behind Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby," has unveiled a before-and-after VFX reel that breaks down the creation of some of the film's biggest moments.

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    So How Exactly Is Cloud Computing Changing the VFX Industry?

    Would you rather render 10,000 hours of footage on 100 machines, or one hour on 1,000,000 machines? The cost is the same. Welcome to the cloud. The cloud is one amongst many reasons the visual effects industry is in turmoil. We have recently seen protests at the Oscars: Bill Westenhofer’s Oscar spe...

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    Immersed in Movies: VFX Retrofitting for Abrams' Hybrid Vision of Old and New in 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

    Like "Skyfall," "Star Trek Into Darkness" is a hybrid of the old and the new in completing its rite of passage reboot. Except J.J. Abrams has the advantage of time travel, which he introduced in the first movie, for creating a parallel universe that allows him to break the rules of the beloved sci-f...

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    Obit: VFX Master Ray Harryhausen Dies at 92

    Stop-motion and VFX pioneer Ray Harryhausen passed away in London today at the age of 92, according to an announcement on the official Facebook page of The Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation. The multi-award winner best-known for "The 7th Voyage of Sinbad," "Jason and the Argonauts," "The Golden V...

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