Tag: CGI

Moments That Changed The Movies: “Jurassic Park”

June 9, 20140 Comments

This behind-the-scenes video from The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences gives us a look at how Jurassic Park broke wide open the landscape of what was possible in film with CGI. Even though Jurassic Park was one of the earlier films to use this technology, I think the digital effects still hold up very well 20 years later. […]

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Viggo Mortensen Says Shooting The “LOTR” Trilogy Was Messy

May 18, 20140 Comments

Actor Viggo Mortensen, who played Aragorn, chatted with The Telegraph and expressed his true feelings towards Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy. According to him, shooting the trilogy was a mess and relied too much on CGI. Mortensen says Jackson and producers “were in a lot of trouble” before the first film proved to […]

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The Virtual Cinematography Of “The Hobbit: Desolation Of Smaug”

April 20, 20140 Comments

Check out this behind-the-scenes video from Weta Digital to see how they used virtual cinematography for their computer generated shots and sequences including the barrel escape scene. Weta Digital’s ‘real-world’ approach to virtual lighting and camera work helped sculpt the story of their incredible journey through Middle-earth. From initial previsualization to the final shot, see how […]

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“I, Frankenstein” Trailer Features A Lot Of Action

October 6, 2013

Lionsgate has released the trailer for “I, FRANKENSTEIN” and you can definitely tell it’s from the creators of Underworld. What do I think of the CGI heavy trailer? It kind of looks like they turned Frankenstein’s monster into a action star… which I guess could be cool? Stuart Beattie directed the adaptation which stars Aaron […]

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Stunning Computer Generated Trailer For “Dead Rising 3”

August 20, 2013

Have you been worried that DEAD RISING 3 was going to be too gritty and not bring any of the over-the-top theatrics of the previous installments? If so, then you’re going to really dig this trailer. Check out the game’s brand new CG trailer below. The graphics are beautiful and the last 30 seconds really […]

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Composer John Williams Hired For New “Star Wars” Trilogy

July 28, 2013

In an interview at the Star Wars Celebration Europe 2013, producer Kathleen Kennedy confirmed that composer John Williams will return to score the J.J. Abrams directed Star Wars: Episode VII. Check out the video below where the infamous composer discusses composing in general, the Star Wars films, and his excitement to work with J.J. Abrams. In […]

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