Making “Shell,” a disturbing personification of cancer [NSFW]
CG artist Daniel Ahrens created his short film, “Shell,” as a means of coping with the emotional fallout from his father’s struggle with cancer. Our… Read more
Watch New York City succumb to Mother Nature in “Wrapped”
"Wrapped" proves that watching New York City succumb to nature can be a surprisingly delightful experience. After a solid run on the festival circuit, the… Read more
Ickerman: Sci-fi nostalgia for the current day (with bad ass vehicles)
I'll be honest: What initially attracted me to the teaser for Ickerman was the cars — specifically the lane-hogging, glass-encased driverless cars full of partygoers.
Oscar-winning VFX shop talks about the challenges of creating premium VR
Virtual reality is starting to feel less like a bandwagon and more like a freight train. Those with the vision and stamina to climb aboard now are… Read more
MK12 Interview: Making “Man of Action! II: Ashes of Vengeance”
For many, MK12 is where it all started. Just as Kyle Cooper’s iconic title sequence for Se7en signaled a renaissance for the craft of opening credits,… Read more
Poland rising: Juice studio explains why we’ll be seeing more Polish talent soon
Poland is bristling with CG talent, and our interview with Juice studio explains why. We also dig into the technical details behind the promotional short,… Read more
A horde of humans obeys the “Witch Doctor” in this creepy music video
The concept is simple: Dutch rock band De Staat’s lead singer, Torre Florim, stands in the center of a throng of shirtless men, who seem obey his… Read more
Real-world case study of Element 3D used in product launch video that looks back at the history of aviation
Forza 6 Legacy
How many racing game references can you spot in this advert for Forza Motorsport 6?
In Print: Masters of FX
"It takes an artist to see why the shot is not working, not a math major." — James Cameron
“Seed,” a surreal trip powered by photoscanned objects
Munich-based Aixsponza (“eks-sponza”) broke out their entire arsenal of CG weaponry for “Seed,” a surreal journey featuring everything from photoreal retro electronics to spooky, 3D-scanned humans… Read more
The Mill tackles monstrous VR challenges for Google ATAP
The pioneers of VR continue making progress, despite (or perhaps because of) the incredible technical and creative challenges it poses. One of the latest projects… Read more
As a child of the 80s, there are three things that course through my blood: buddy cop films, martial arts flicks and Tang. Kung Fury, a… Read more
The Mill updates
The Mill’s new website has launched.
Robert Rugan releases “Danny and The Wild Bunch”
“Danny and The Wild Bunch,” is Rob Rugan’s captivating and award winning new short. It’s a surreal and twisted tale about a children’s book author… Read more
Madrid based design studio Tavo has launched a new website. A nice balance between art, motion design and vfx.
Emerge is a new title sequence/propaganda film by Psyop.
You will care about this piece of wool
“Lost and Found” a branded short for Woolmark written, directed and produced by Neon actually managed to make me feel emotionally connected to a piece… Read more
Credits: Agency: 72andSunny “Melting” – Director: Roman Rütten “Forest,” “Explosions” – Director: Nico Casavecchia “Pop Art,” “Claymation,” “Gold” – Director: Tomas Dieguez Production Company: 1stAveMachine… Read more