A visit to Sony Pictures' in-house visual effects studio reveals the technical wizardry behind surfing penguins and the waves they ride.
Have we reached the end of the road for conventional 3D rendering? Industry leaders in cinema and gaming discuss new techniques and the need for new hardware.
Computer geeks graciously accepted honors for their work on particle flow simulation technology--stuff that makes water scenes seem realistic in movies.
Set to air in November, "Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible" highlights the visual effects house that has earned 15 Oscars for its work on nearly 300 movies.
ParaScale releases software that puts Linux servers together to create cloud storage with massive and scalable capacity and parallel throughput.
When Oscar nominations are announced Tuesday, Weta Digital will surely get a nod for "Avatar" visual effects. Unfamiliar to many, the studio has been on top for years.
"Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible" showcases the 35-year history of the famous visual effects studio owned by George Lucas. And Lucas told CNET the studio's focus is on helping filmmakers, not on making money.