Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Fashion Photographers Santiago and Mauricio Create 3D Printed Replicas of Supermodel Lindsey Wixson

Fashion photographers used 3D scanning to create a 3D printed replica of supermodel Lindsey Wixson.

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Inside the Floating Head of Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando was interested in the potential to preserve actors and their performances digitally. He worked with a friend to scan different expressions in the hopes that they could be used in the future. See what was put together years after his passing.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Monday, September 28, 2015

Guillermo Del Toro Leads Academy’s Fall Programming Slate

Guillermo del Toro will join Brougher for an in-depth conversation at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater that will span the creative process behind his fully realized fantasy worlds, his passion for collecting art and film memorabilia, and much more.

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Chainsaw Develops Unique Workflow for Teen Wolf

Chainsaw has developed a workflow that allows them to complete Teen Wolf episodes in just 4 days!

Friday, September 25, 2015

Video of the Day: Fear the Walking Dead Trailer

From concept to production to post, One Fine Day worked closely with AMC to create the VFX-intensive promo, which revealed Los Angeles as the latest city to fall victim to the zombie apocalypse. OFD combined live-action footage and 3D animation, as well as digital matte paintings and compositing to create the spot.

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Oculus Rift's Bullet Train

Epic Games Founder and CEO Tim Sweeney revealed Bullet Train, a new VR experience for the Oculus Rift. Take a look.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Heroes Reborn Trailer - Airs Tonight!

Is anyone waiting to watch #HeroesReborn tonight?

Bruce Lee's Digital Double!

Check out Bruce Lee's digital double in this commercial for Johnnie Walker. It's amazing what technology can do!

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

"Force Awakens" 360 Video

Check out this 360-degree immersive video of one of the sets from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. You can actually grab the screen and take a 360 view. But it's exclusive to Facebook and only works on certain platforms.

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A priest blesses the set of The Conjuring 2 before filming starts!

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Your Guide To This Fall’s Comic Book TV Shows

There are so many great Superhero themed TV shows coming back (and debuting!) this Fall! This article takes you through what's new with each series.

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Citizen scientists needed to map 3D scans to solve puzzle of bird bill evolution

The University of Sheffield is attempting to scan every species of bird to build the most comprehensive data set of bird bills ever attempted. That's 10,000 species! They've launched a website ( where citizen scientists can help with that task by looking at the images and identifying features that are common to each species.

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Monday, September 21, 2015


Weta Digital used a variety of simulators to build the deserted city in the Maze Runner sequel, The Scorch Trials. No matte paintings were used and every building was unique. Take a look.

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The Emmy-winning studios behind American Horror Story's freaks

See how the amazing practical and visual effects were made for American Horror Story: Freak Show.

Friday, September 18, 2015

Unlocking the Mystery of the Jamestown Graves with 3D Printing

Archaeologists digging beneath a church built in 1608 found the site of four unknown graves. Through the use of #3Dscanning and #3Dprinting the artifacts found in the graves, their identities were revealed.

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Dark Souls III Will Bring The Pain To North America In April 2016

Dark Souls III will feature the deepest role-playing experience found in the series so far and will launch in North and South America in April 2016.

Read more on We Got This Covered.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

EA Announces Star Wars Battlefront Beta For October, Includes New Multiplayer Mode

Star Wars Battlefront beta will be open to everyone! The release date is set for early October but they said to make sure your systems are ready to download the moment it goes live! It should be a really cool experience.

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In the VR Driver’s Seat

Luma Pictures delivered two VR experiences for Infiniti. fxphd interviews CG supervisor Dave White about the visual effects and how they were made for this experience.

Read the full interview here.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Melding Practical & Digital: Legacy Effects’ Shane Mahan

Shane Mahan, co-founder of Legacy Effects says digital tools are a tremendous time saving device but it's just as important to be able grab some clay and make a mold. He will be speaking at Trojan Horse was a Unicorn in Portugal about the melding worlds of practical effects and digital art.

Click here to read fxguide's interview with Shane Mahan.

How Important Are Local Vendors?

How important is it to use a local vendor? Click here to find out!

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Using 3D Printing to Bring Shipwrecked Secrets to the Surface

Marine archaeologists have been taking photos and video of shipwrecked sites to produce precise 3D images. The 3D images are printed and can be used to study the wrecks under more favorable circumstances. Click here to read more.

3D Scanning the World

As technology gets better and we look to create more and more digital assets, it is just a matter of taking things from the real world and bringing them into the digital world.

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Monday, September 14, 2015

Reverse Engineering 101

Reverse engineering becomes useful when you have a type of technical object but don’t have the documentation for it. If you need to reverse engineer an object, 3D scanning is a fast way to start the process. Give us a call if you're in need of this service.

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Digital Doubles in Film & TV

Using a digital character, or digital double, can give a scene more flexibility. How can a 3D model be of use in your next project?

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Thursday, September 10, 2015

LA Phil's VAN Beethoven

The LA Philharmonic is bringing the concert experience to the street through an Oculus Rift! Check out this video about their VAN Beethoven.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

TNG September Newsletter

How Strong Is Your Character? Our September newsletter is out! ‪#‎3Dscanning‬ Click here to view our newsletter.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Game of Thrones 5th Season VFX Breakdown

Check out this Game of Thrones ‪#‎VFX‬ breakdown by Rodeo FX. Click here:

Friday, September 4, 2015

3D Scanning Superheroes

Will a superhero be the star of your next project? #3dscanning

Thursday, September 3, 2015

5th Wave Trailer

This film looks like it's going to have amazing #vfx. Check it the trailer.

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Game of Thrones Making Dragons Breathe Fire – Episode 1 by Rhythm & Hues Studios

Watch how Rhythm & Hues created the dragons for Game of Thrones.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Macbeth Movie Trailer

Did you see the new trailer for Macbeth?

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8i – putting people front and center in VR

8i has approached virtual reality in a new way that makes the experience fully immersive. Using a VR headset, it has the power to strike your emotions making you feel as if you are really in the moment.

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

TNG Video: A Day of 3D Scanning

Take a look at TNG's 3D scanning in action! We provide our services on site or in our studio. Give us a call!

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