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EXPOSÉ - The Past, The Present and The Future

EXPOSÉ 12 to relaunch Ballistic trajectory


Sci-Fi Love Story

Greg Jardin on the making of Nero’s new music video “Two Minds.”


Artist Insight: Steven Dupuy

Getting to know the VFX artist from Paris


Smoke + Mirrors

Moment Factory offers a behind-the-scenes look at Imagine Dragons’ 2015 tour


Artist Insight: Baolong Zhang

Getting to know the Game Artist from Supermassive Games


Material Men

Exploring the Changing World of Allegorithmic – Part 2


Instructor Profile: Mariana Acuña

Getting to know the pixel magician from The Foundry


Material Men

Exploring the Changing World of Allegorithmic – Part 1


CGWorkshops Update - November

November, December and early 2016 CGWorkshops


In Sync

Beeple explains his latest project, Zero-Day


Making The Martian

Meshing Science Fact with Science Fiction


Master Profile: Bobby Chiu

Getting to know the famous illustrator


Houdini 15 Released!

New version designed to bring Houdini to more artists while making it easier to create bigger and more scalable VFX


Artist Insight: Jakub Skop

Getting to know the engineer turned digital artist from Poland


Artist Insight: Yinxuan Li Dezarmenien

Getting to know the 3D Character Artist


Yafka – the Titan of Greek VFX

CGSociety talks to Antonis Kotzias about his Athens-based VFX studio


Artist Insight: Dominic Qwek

Getting to know the Character and Creature Artist from Blizzard


CGWorkshop Update: October

October, November, December CGWorkshops


Rise of the New Republic

Bounty hunter Boba Fett escapes certain death in the new fan-made Star Wars teaser


Exclusive Interview with Marvel Studios’ VFX Supervisor, Jake Morrison

Marvel Studios’ VFX Supervisor, Jake Morrison, talks to CGS-TV about how they made the blockbuster Antman.


No Small Visions

Matte artist and designer Ivo Horvat explains how he helps directors create the worlds they envision for their films.


Fede Ponce: Director and Motion Artist

Fede talks about his creative journey and 'SEBASTIAN: The Slumberland Odyssey'


Artist Insight: Bernard Beneteau

Getting to know the Advanced Character Artist from NetherRealm Studios (WB Games Chicago)


Exclusive Interview with LAIKA's VFX Supervisor Steven Emerson

In-depth interview with Steven Emerson from LAIKA. Steve talks about Coraline, 3D printing, ParaNorman, Boxtrolls and VFX problem-solving.


Artful Cars

Bradley Munkowitz explains how robots, projection mapping and augmented reality were used on two recent projects for Audi and GM.


Artist Insight: Teodoru Badiu

Getting to know the Sorcerer of Sweet Surreal


Master Profile: Fausto De Martini

Getting to know the 3D Master who is famous for his cinematics work at Blizzard and work on Star Wars VII and the Avatar sequels


CGWorkshops Update: September

September and October CGWorkshops


The Voxels in Pixels

Interview with Dan Kramer, VFX Supervisor from Sony Picture Imageworks


Artist Insight: Bruno Câmara

Getting to know the Character Artist from Brazil


Exclusive Interview with Pixar's Albert Lozano

Art Director of 'Inside Out' explains the design behind the animated blockbuster


Interview with Pixar's Jim Murphy

CGS-TV's in-depth interview with Pixar"s Jim Murphy, director of the brilliant short 'Lava'. Spoiler alert: there's some gun ukulele playing!


Exclusive Video Interview with Dennis Muren

The ILM Special Effects master talks to CGS-TV about his creative journey and multi-award winning work on movies like Star Wars


Artist Insight: Matthew Johns

Getting to know a Senior Environment and Vehicle artist for games


Master Profile: Alessandro Baldasseroni

Getting to know Riot Games’ Alessandro Baldasseroni


The upper echelon

Emmanuel Shiu overcomes adversity to become a world class artist.


Artist Insight: Eric Valdes

Getting to know Eric Valdes, 3D Character artist at Luma Pictures


Two Worlds

A new short tells the story of two marooned creatures who find hope at the end of the world.


Artist Insight: Andrew Collins

Getting to know Battlecry Studios' Art Director, Andrew Collins


Cinematic: Stormblades

A look behind the scenes of a game cinematic


Artist Insight: Nathalie Mathé

Getting to know Nathalie Mathé, who wears many hats including VR compositor, Digital Matte Painter and even an ex-NASA computer scientist!


Making the Young Arnie

Terminator Genisys interview with MPC's VFX Supervisor Sheldon Stopsack


CGWorkshops Update: July

July, August and September CGWorkshop Summary


Making Jurassic World

In depth interview with Martyn Culpitt, VFX supervisor at Image Engine


Artist Insight: Cedric Peyravernay

Getting to know Illustrator and Concept Artist Cedric Peyravernay


Play Ball

A new ad campaign for Nike Golf aims to entice young players to the sport.


Making Ted Move

CGSociety talked with a true master of the art of mocap, Webster Colcord, who was integral in bringing Ted to life.


Artist Insight: Jennifer Wuestling

Getting to know Illustrator and Concept Artist Jennifer “Izaskun” Wuestling


Artist Insight: Col Price

Getting to know the veteran Games. Film and TV Art Director/Concept Artist


Artist Insight: Angela Smaldone

Getting to know the digital sculptor and modeller who has worked on movies like: The Lorax, Despicable Me 2, and Hotel Transylvania 2


Conceptualising Tomorrowland

Exclusive Interview with ILM's Ryan Church & Thang Le



A new dark steampunk RPG game


Master Profile: Ben Mauro

Ben Mauro, the master of concept design and digital sculpture


CGWorkshops Update

June, July, August and September CGWorkshop Summary.


Wildlife Crossing

Snails find love on a hellish highway in this wonderful Pixar-esque short


Batman v Superman

Sneak Peek

Millennium Falcon or Starship...

Which is better according to Neil deGrasse Tyson?

2 Degrees Is Too Much

WIZZdesign produced this poignant film with director Leyla Kaddoura for...

The Angry Birds Movie

Season's Greetings from the Hatchlings of The Angry Birds Movie!

VFX Show Reel

The Crossing - Part 2 // By Mofac & Alfred

VFX Breakdown

Axe | Romeo Reboot // Production House: The Kumite

Halo 5 Character Animation...

by Travis Howe


by Mathematic SAS

10 Hidden Details In Disney...

Some of the Best Easter Eggs and Secrets In Disney Movies

War for the Planet of the Apes

Become an ape and fight those pesky humans

Andy Serkis Tour Of The...

Andy Serkis, of Sméagol/Gollum fame, shows Empire around his Imaginarium...

Weekly Top 10

CGSociety takes a look back at our top 10 news posts, vfx breakdowns and...

RND Photogrammetry

"Chopped Wood" // Phogrammetry and Agisoft´s Photoscan.

General Relativity

A short animated film celebrating the centennial of Einstein's theory of...

SINGULARITY [short film] 2015

In the midst of a war between humans and sentient androids, a Delta Force team...


Breakdowns of Image Engine's VFX work on The Last Witch Hunter, starring Vin...

Star Wars The Force Awakens...

A few more seconds of the film revealed for us addicts

Lost Property

A man helps an old lady find something in a magical Lost Property Office

Imagine Whatever -...

10 artists - 3 names - one title sequence



Be The Idol

Cool opening sequence for a Chinese TV Show

This is OKTA

100% CG - Houdini/Arnold // by OKTA - CGI & VFX Productions

Kill The Boring

Just another day at MTV School.

Olgierd von Everec

Timelapse - Part 1 & 2 by Julien Desroy

The Secret Life of Pets

The Holiday Greeting.

Captain America: Civil War

1st Trailer for Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War

Top 10 Best Game Trailers...

What are your Top 10?

Unseen Art

The Unseen Art project is creating a new opportunity for blind and visually...

Evolution of Video Game...

A trip down memory lane of some of the best games of all time. Do you agree...

Animation Educators Forum at...

How Can Current Animation Teaching Approaches Be Applied to the New Media of VR...

Making of IKEA 'Fly Robot Fly'

The MPC motion Design Studio developed the DMP and VFX elements that are...

Fire Tornado in Slow Motion

Reference filmed at 2500fps and 1000fps with the Phantom Flex and Phantom Flex...

DC's Legends of Tomorrow

Heroes and villains join forces to become DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, beginning...

Virtual reality just got real

Powered by Oculus, the Samsung Gear VR puts you right into the action.

Deadpool Promotes The Comic...

Deadpool in a new promotional spot for Comic Con Sao Paulo.


Official Trailer #2 (2016)

The Walk - VFX Breakdown

Rodeo FX's team delivered more than 100 visual effects shots.

The Ningyo

Trailer // Created by Miguel Ortega and Tran Ma

The World of La Noria

Anatomy of a Teaser

Weekly Top 10

CGSociety takes a look back at our top 10 news posts, vfx breakdowns and...

Character Spotlight: Legolas...

Protect the multiverse with Elven Prince Legolas from The Lord of the Rings!

Houdini 15 Crowd

Crowd Simulation Test in Houdini

Making of IKEA Fly Robot Fly

A look at how they made the latest IKEA commercial

The Problem with The Battle...

Peter Jackson admits he didn't know what he was doing and didn't have enough...

Display your work in full 3D

CGSociety has integrated Sketchfab support in our Forums

Christopher Lovell

Artist Highlight

Worlds Collide For Riot

VFX Breakdown of a project for RIOT Games // by Andy Byrne

The Huntsman: Winter's War

Official Trailer (HD)

Demo Reel 2015

Cameron Black

Houdini VEX Editor v1.0.5

Advanced VEX Editor for Houdini // By Paul Winex

Sandtube (Maya-Houdini)

VFX Animation Reel

Nic Cabana

Leadership Wisdom From The...

No mind tricks here; these lessons from a far away galaxy are useful for...

The Golden Apple

"The Golden Apple" is a project for a action-adventure fantasy animated series,...

Artist Highlight: PEZ

"Distroy" Series

Just Cause 3

Avalanche Studios have been busy squeezing every last drop of power out of...