Out of the Blue

Robertson, Barbara
February 2010
Animation;Feb2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p32
Trade Publication
The article highlights the special effects of the three-dimensional (3-D) motion picture "Avatar," directed by James Cameron. It also describes the creation of the avatar characters and the imaginary place Pandora employed by visual effects team at Weta Digital Ltd. Moreover, animation director Andy Jones cites how the characters' facial animation was the team's biggest challenge, and states that the motion data has driven the system as if an animator was performing key frames.


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