Thursday, December 31, 2015

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

TNG Visual Effects is Hiring!

We're looking for MoCap Specialists with experience in markerless facial performance capture and inertia based systems for full body motion capture. Must be local to the Greater Los Angeles area. Please email info@tngvfx.com.

TNG's Latest Work

Check out our latest render we've been working on. After 3D scanning the model, our artists used V-Ray and XGen to get to this version. Look for the final in our next newsletter.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

X-Files: Behind-the-Scenes

Take a look behind-the-scenes of the #XFiles series reboot. The visual effects are provided by Image Engine and Psyop. Looking forward to the premiere on Jan 25th!

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Monday, December 28, 2015

TNG Visual Effects is Hiring!

We're looking for MoCap Specialists with experience in the following:
- Markerless facial performance capture
- Inertia based systems for full body motion capture

Must be local to the Greater Los Angeles area.
Please email info@tngvfx.com.
 
 
 

TNG Visual Effects: Behind-the-Scenes

If you've wondered what a #3Dscanning session looks like, watch our behind-the-scenes video to find out.
 
 

Why Choose 3D Scanning for VFX Production?

Why would a vfx producer choose to use 3D scanning?

 
 
 

Friday, December 25, 2015

Our 3D Scanning Services Are On Standby

We are always available for your #3Dscanning needs. We'll be here on standby all season. http://blog.tngvisualeffects.com/a-holiday-in-hollywood/ 
 
 

Merry Christmas!

All of us at TNG wish you a Merry Christmas! May your day be filled with peace and joy.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

ANT-MAN: VFX Breakdown by Cinesite

Check out this #vfx breakdown for #AntMan.


"Assassin's Creed" Film Marketing Begins

Filming on Macbeth, the film adaptation of "Assassin's Creed," has been underway for several months and is said to be a new chapter in the saga. A faux website for Absertgo, the fictional corporation, has launched.

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Why ‘Ex Machina’ Visual Effects Artists’ Motto Was ‘More Bang for the Buck’

The team at Double Negative had a very limited budget to create a believable female cyborg in Ex Machina. But their vfx were amazing and Ex Machina is now facing off against the bigger budget films like Star Wars and Jurassic World.

 


 
 

3D Scanning Helps Create Virtual Fossil That May Reveal the Last Ancestor Common to Humans and Neanderthals

A team of researchers created a virtual fossil that may have put a face to the last ancestor common to humans and neanderthals. They combined 3D scans of several fossil skulls and modern human skulls and applied advanced digital ‘morphometrics’ and a series of algorithms to them.

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Monday, December 21, 2015

Oscars: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Makes Latest Visual Effects Shortlist

In addition to making a record breaking debut, #StarWars: #TheForceAwakens made it to the 10-film shortlist in the Oscars race for Best Visual Effects.

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‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special

axisVFX completed more than 120 visual effects shots for the Christmas day broadcast of ‘Doctor Who.’

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Friday, December 18, 2015

Happy Holidays!!

It's a California Winter! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us at TNG Visual Effects!


Star Wars: The Force Awakens - The Power of Storytelling Panel and Q&A

Finally the day has arrived! Star Wars: The Force Awakens is playing in theaters! Here's a clip of J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Gwendoline Christie in a Q&A panel focused on the power storytelling and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

 
 

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Keeping Krampus Creepy

Find out how Weta brought the characters of #Krampus to life using a combination of special effects and digital effects.

 
 


 

The Void: Alien level experience

Imagine entering a totally virtual immersive experience. That's what The Void is, created by a small team of engineers, designers and enthusiasts in Utah. Wouldn't you want to try this out?
 
 

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Glen Keane at FoST 2015

Watch as Glen Keane takes us through his interactive story-telling using VR technology. So amazing! #FoST2015
 
 

Is Mobile 3D Scanning Important?

Our 3D scanning services are mobile and we can come to your set, no matter where you are located. Give us a call!
 

 
 

Monday, December 14, 2015

The tech (and tennis balls) behind Tom Hardy’s double turn

Tom Hardy played both Kray brothers in the film Legend. To pull this off, they used a lot of split screens, green screens, a 3D scan of Hardy specifically for the fight scene, and even tennis balls. Take a look.

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X-Men: Apocalypse Movie Trailer

Did you see the trailer for the new #XMen? If you missed it, check it out.

 
 


 

Friday, December 11, 2015

Light Them Up and Shoot: VFX Photos

Every #3Dscanning job we're on we do a photoshoot with the talent or of the props we're scanning. The reference pictures captured are a great guide for our 3D artists to create an even more realistic digital model.

 
 
 
 

Thursday, December 10, 2015

The Legend of Tarzan

Check out the teaser for The Legend of Tarzan with some #vfx done by Framestore, MPC and Rodeo FX.
 
 
 
 
 

This Is How Autonomous Cars See The City

Watch what driver-less cars are able to see using #lidar scanning. There is still some work to be done before they become available to us, but this video is actually a beautiful piece.

 
 
 

Capturing Facial Performance

Do you need to capture facial performance for your next project? We can help!

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Jay Leno on 3D scanning and 3D printing from 3D Systems

Jay Leno let's us take a peek into his garage where he talks about his practically hand-made car, the Ecojet. Many of the parts were created using #3dscanning and #3dprinting. Take a look at what Jay calls "The Future of Manufacturing in America!"
 
 
 
 
 

20 in the VFX Oscar race

Who do you think will be the big #Oscar winners in the VFX category? Here's the list of contenders. 

 
 
 
 

Thursday, December 3, 2015

MecklerMedia Announces Several New Dates for Virtual Reality Summit in 2016, in Conjunction with Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo

The #VirtualReality Summit, which will facilitate the discussion of the latest virtual reality devices, has confirmed dates in Seoul, New York, Singapore, Dubai and San Diego for 2016.


 

When You're Hot, You're Hot

Building a layered 3D model definitely takes some planning at the start. Read about the different layers of our fireman in our latest blog.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2015