This documentary is about the dying art of model making. Focusing on the personal stories of the model makers whose work shaped and enhanced the impact of feature films and gave it a breathtaking scale. Their practical hands on art is now slowly dying out, giving way to computer generated imagery.
The model makers share their [...]
We all know ILM… and Kerner Optical… and others that do stand out work, but all the new blockbuster movies include our friends from New Zealand…. WETA! Here are some renderings of the weapons used in AVATAR that were designed and built for use by WETA.
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I was so impressed with AVATAR’s story, and CG effects! Director James Cameron completely had NEW technology developed (that he paid for out of his own pocket) in order to bring this amazing movie to life! And LIFE it certainly displayed in all it’s CG beauty! The fantastic Navi people were extremely well done, [...]
Inside the Scene-Stealing 3-D Technology Behind
James Cameron is stubborn. He decided nearly a decade ago to film his humans-versus-aliens sci-fi adventure Avatar in 3-D, but he refused to start production until technology could convince the viewer that he or she could step through the screen and pick up a bow alongside the Na’vi, [...]