Sight loss affects around two million people in the UK, a number that is likely to increase to four million by 2050.
Johnny Depp is 53 years old but he doesn't look a day over 26 in the new "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie—at least for a few moments. There was no plastic surgeon involved, heavy makeup or archival footage used to take ...
On a soundstage no bigger than a large bedroom a cameraman takes up various angles to film a helicopter that isn't there, landing in a field that isn't there either.
Facial performance capture, a key component of visual effects for movies and computer games, can be obtained using just a single camera with a new methodology developed by Disney Research.
A Technicolor scientist surrounded by the latest virtual reality technology inspects a vial containing a few droplets of water—and one million copies of an old movie encoded into DNA.
When "Star Wars" audiences were blown away four decades ago by its thrilling battles in space, they were also witnessing a big bang in special effects that is still felt today, as fans await the next installment in the blockbuster ...
Predictably, the cave is dark. Red lights glow overhead, scattering a faint, rosy lustre across the floor.
All Virginia Commonwealth University professor Robert Meganck wanted was a better technique to teach color theory to his students.
The team responsible for the Oscar-nominated visual effects at the centre of Christopher Nolan's epic, Interstellar, have turned science fiction into science fact by providing new insights into the powerful effects of black ...
Google on Tuesday announced that it had bought Zync Render, a service that trims costs of special effects by pushing the work into the Internet "cloud."