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ILM doc shows Lucas' focus on making 'great movies'

"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.

By November 8, 2010


Documentary celebrates 35 years of ILM magic

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.

By September 16, 2010


Why Sony Imageworks got an Oscar nod for 'Surf's Up'

A visit to Sony Pictures' in-house visual effects studio reveals the technical wizardry behind surfing penguins and the waves they ride.

By February 1, 2008


'Avatar' Oscars could make Weta household name

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.

By February 1, 2010


A new view of 3D graphics

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.

By August 10, 2009


ParaScale software clusters servers into enterprise cloud storage

ParaScale releases software that puts Linux servers together to create cloud storage with massive and scalable capacity and parallel throughput.

By March 30, 2009


Alba charms nerds at tech Oscars

Computer geeks graciously accepted honors for their work on particle flow simulation technology--stuff that makes water scenes seem realistic in movies.

By February 11, 2008