News tagged with special effects

Hollywood struggles vs. new film meccas overseas

In the old days, filmmakers flocked to Hollywood for its abundant sunshine, beautiful people and sandy beaches. But today a new filmmaking diaspora is spreading across the globe to places like Vancouver, ...

dateDec 27, 2013 in Business
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Lights, camera, real-time 3D action

(PhysOrg.com) -- The 3D movies on today's cinema screens rely on visual tricks to cope with fast action. A new generation, produced at lower cost but delivering higher quality with real-time action, is soon ...

dateMay 26, 2010 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Math goes to the movies

Whether it's an exploding fireball in "Star Wars: Episode 3", a swirling maelstrom in "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End", or beguiling rats turning out gourmet food in "Ratatouille", computer-generated ...

dateApr 14, 2010 in Mathematics
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