Friday, November 27, 2015

How 3D Tech Is Saving The Animal Kingdom

3D scanning and printing has helped a variety of different animals through 3D printed prosthetics.

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Thursday, November 26, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving!

We wish you all a #HappyThanksgiving filled with family and friends!
 

 

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Friday, November 20, 2015

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

Incredible vfx by Double Negative, MPC, The Embassy and Lola VFX in the last installment of The Hunger Games. Mocking Jay Part 2 is in theaters today!


Children's 3D printed VR viewer to be used as therapy in children's hospitals

Check out this VR viewer designed specifically for children. The goal is to introduce and integrate virtual reality as a form of therapy in children’s hospitals.

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

11 Eye-Popping Examples of Why Visual Effects Artists Deserve Way More Respect

We would like to take a moment and thank all the amazing visual effects artists out there! Imagine what these films would have been like without their incredible talent!

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TNG Visual Effects Film, TV and Video Game Credits

We've been providing our #3Dscanning services to the film, television and video game industries since TNG first began. To see what projects we've been a part of, check out our IMDb page.



Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The Secret to Star Wars: Battlefront’s Art? Real Props

Some of the original #StarWars props were 3D scanned via photogrammetry and digitally enhanced to create Star Wars: Battlefront. What a cool idea!

 
 

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Transforming Andrew into Lash

We've been very fortunate to provide our #3Dscanning services to the hit show #AgentsofSHIELD for the past 3 seasons. In this clip VFX Supervisor, Mark Kolpack discusses the transformation of the character Andrew to Lash and how 3D scanning and motion capture played a part in creating the scene.

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Thursday, November 12, 2015

It’s Not ALL Smoke and Mirrors: Going to the Movies With Visual Effects Pros

As part of Animation Capture and Effects Lab’s film series, visual effects professionals are joining theaters to watch some of their best work and take questions. This week, the film series feature is Ridley Scott’s “Gladiator.”

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THE LAST WITCH HUNTER: Nicholas Brooks – Production VFX Supervisor

Art of VFX interviews The Last Witch Hunter’s VFX Supervisor, Nicholas Brooks. This is how he described working on the set, “One day someone tells you that you can join the Circus and that you can hang out with some of the coolest and most interesting people out there. What they don’t tell you is that you’re going [to] freeze your butt off at night for several months, in the middle of Pittsburgh. Or that the following week, you’ll be helicoptered onto an ice covered mountain in Iceland to shoot their low winter sun… whilst freezing your butt off.

Post is much more comfortable of course, apart from the fact that for the last 8 months you’ve been talking about the amazing VFX that you and the vendors are going to produce… and now its time to produce the goodies. So, no pressure!

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Visual Effects Advice from Film & TV Experts

Learn about the different roles in vfx, special effects, animation, etc. and the challenges they face.



Happy Veteran's Day

Thank you all Veterans for your dedication and service to our country! #VeteransDay


Tuesday, November 10, 2015

How New Technologies Push the Limits of Futuristic Design

This sauna overlooking Lake Huron was made possible by 3D scanning and modeling. The architects scanned the rock formation and worked with their fabrication partners to create pieces to be assembled on site.

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"Batman v Superman" Gets A Director's Cut?

In an interview with Collider, Batman v Superman Producer, Charles Roven tells us we'll see new footage soon and the film has a massive 1,500 VFX shots!

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Monday, November 9, 2015

Abrams On "Force Awakens," Ep. VIII Status

J.J. Abrams talks about Star Wars: The Force Awakens and how "...these new characters, which Force is very much about, find themselves in new situations - so even if you don't know anything about Star Wars, you're right there with them. If you are a fan of Star Wars, what they experience will have added meaning." Click here to read the interview.




Roles In VFX

Every role in #vfx is important, and vfx coordinators do a great job in keeping each project on track. We've really appreciated all those we have worked with over the years.
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Friday, November 6, 2015

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Bioware Has A Few Surprises In Store For N7 Day

Although Bioware won't have any major announcements for N7 Day, they do have some other things planned. Take a look.

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French designer uses 3D body scanning technology to create spoon for Moustache

This is an interesting idea. French designer, Perrine Vigneron, used 3D scanning to help her create a smaller version of herself so she could literally be a part of her product. Take a look.

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