Tuesday, July 08, 2014

The rise of digital


3D CG is everywhere in film, especially in blockbusters like Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, where motion capture and composting has become simply astounding in terms of just how seamless this tech has become with live action, something totally different from Tron, the first film that implemented serious 3D back in the day.  This featurette, depicting how special effects are used in Dawn, is most illuminating. To read more, go to Red Shark for detailed info on the process. 

As for reality, the number of apes vs the number of humans, with weapons, on planet earth, please.

Seen below is the original Tron Trailer, circa 1982. Enjoy. :)


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