Nuance and Risk
- THE RISE OF NOLLYWOOD. // New African;May2013, Issue 528, p108
The article offers information on the African movie industry. It informs that Nigeria's movie industry is bigger than Hollywood and can possibly reach even greater heights by proper integration of interesting stories and actors. It mentions that animation and computer-generated images (CGI) will...
- Hong Kong Animation: The Uncanny Brush in Wuxia Film. Kenny Chow Ka-Nin // Asian Cinema;Spring/Summer2007, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p138
The article discusses the film animation scenario in Hong Kong, China, particularly focusing on the Chinese myth of wuxia fantasy and the eastern visual effect culture behind the story. It presents the historical background of wuxia and its prosperity in the region. It explores the evolution of...
- Boutique shops rise as tool costs fall. Cohen, David S. // Daily Variety;7/27/2005, Vol. 288 Issue 17, pA1
Focuses on the proliferation of boutique shops that specialize in doing computer-generated visual effects for motion pictures because of the fall of the tool cost. Availability of several computer software useful for computer-generated imagery; Advantages of boutique shops over big companies...
- "The traditional studio photographer is about to die". Smyth, Diane // Creative Review;Jul2009, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p24
The article explores the popularity of computer generated imagery (CGI). It is first used in the movie industry and then architects in computer-aided design have picked it up. Nowadays, CGI is increasingly being used for still images and in creating image resources for use in all forms of...
- An Animation Celebration. Wolff, Ellen // Video Systems;Jun2004, Vol. 30 Issue 6, SIGGRAPH 2004 p12
Highlights the SIGGRAPH 2004 Computer Animation Festival in the U.S. Diversity of the festival; Attendees; Programs and activities.
- Cryptic Studios' Game Is Rigged. Ball, Ryan // Animation;Aug2007, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p9
The article reports that Marvel Universe Online developer in the U.S. shares its animation technology with the community for free. Developer Cryptic Studios has just released its humanoid animation rig and is offering free downloads for other game studios, students, independent animators, and...
- How much is too much? Boyd, Betsy // Daily Variety;7/27/2005, Vol. 288 Issue 17, pA1
Examines the use of computer-generated imagery (CGI) in motion pictures. Increase in the usage of CGI in motion pictures because it is affordable; Effect of the use of CGI on the story quality of a film; Views of director Christopher Nolan on the impact of the overuse of CGI on movie audiences.
- New technology. // Sight & Sound;Jan95 Supplement, Vol. 5, p117
This article presents an overview of the history of cinema technology. Video technology has become the foremost cheap and easy-access filmmaking method. Video treats images as electronic and digital, thereby opening up to transformation in ways previously unthinkable in celluloid. New...
- ROCKFISH: Blur Lands A Big One. Wolff, Ellen // Millimeter;Feb2004, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p50
Features the computer animated short film, "Rockfish," from Blur Studio of Venice, California. Comic action-adventure of the nine-minute computer animated piece; Use of inhouse short films as vehicles to test new techniques; Writer and director of the short film.