Wolff, Ellen
May 2004
Millimeter;May2004, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p40
Trade Publication
Discusses the computer graphics imaging of the feature film "Day After Tomorrow," directed by Roland Emmerich. Visual effects used to illustrate the occurrence of "big freeze" in New York City; Contribution of visual effects companies ILM, Digital Domain and The Orphanage to the development of the film; Use of databases to build groups of three-dimensional buildings for the foreground and middle ground.


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