It takes a village of artists and technicians to create a sophisticated CGI character like Elliot the Dragon.
Let’s give credit where credit is due.
Eleven technological advances, including work by Weta Digital, ILM, and DreamWorks, have been selected for further review.
The 20th anniversary edition of the conference will present some major industry players.
While the Academy still hasn’t released a shortlist for the visual effects category, we identify the frontrunners in this year’s Oscar race.
Last Friday the Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced a list of 21 scientific and technical achievements in 16 different areas, which have been selected for further awards consideration.
Actor Andy Serkis may have changed his tune somewhat from earlier this spring when he insisted that animators do nothing but add ‘digital makeup’ on top of his acting.