Feature Stories

We Call It The Landscaping Fantasy

Our Games veteran gives us a hilarious run-down of those days when mowing the lawn is more desirable to making games

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Kung Fu Panda 3

Review

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Artist Insight: Efflam Mercier

Efflam Mercier turned his love of French comic books and video games into a successful career that is going from strength to strength.

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The Time Has Come

Elegant design meets motion graphics in Nixon’s new Star Wars-inspired watch collection

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The Emotional Roller Coaster of Game Development

Making video games is emotionally exhausting. Our games veteran highlights some of the more common emotional pitfalls

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CGSociety Top 10

Most Popular Short Films (2015)

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Syn Studio Unveils Unique Concept Art Diploma Program

The first elite college-level diploma program in Quebec designed to train concept artists and guide them into professional careers

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Creating the Iconic Star Wars Look

Exclusive Interview with Christian Alzmann, ILM's Senior Art Director

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Fresh Meet

Exploring Vancouver Film School’s 3D Animation industry night with artist, mentor and event creator Sarah von Fersen

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Creature Creation at Image Engine

From District 9's prawn-like aliens to Jurassic World's velociraptors

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How to Be an Art Director

Knowing Things You Don’t Know Anything About

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Build a Personal Brand in 2016!

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Growing Old in Videogames

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EXPOSÉ 1 Masters

A look back at the cream of the crop from EXPOSÉ 1

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Metroid: The Sky Calls (Short Film)

An in-depth look at the Sci-fi short in which intergalactic bounty hunter Samus Aran returns

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10 of the Scariest Expressions in Game Development

Pearls of wisdom from a 20 year veteran of the Games industry

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Artist Insight: Joel Erkkinen

Getting to know the whimsical 3D Artist and Star Wars Fan

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Exclusive Interview with Christopher Nichols (Director of Chaos Group Labs)

CGSociety picks that beautiful brain of his about everything from his podcast to the ground-breaking work at Chaos Group

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Artist Insight: Steven Stahlberg

Getting to know the character artist

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Company of Heroes 2: Behind the Scenes

Go behind the scenes of COMPANY OF HEROES 2: THE BRITISH FORCES with Bartek Nowakowski, Senior Artist from Relic Entertainment

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CGWorkshops Update - 2016

Early 2016 CGWorkshops

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EXPOSÉ - The Past, The Present and The Future

EXPOSÉ 12 to relaunch Ballistic trajectory

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Sci-Fi Love Story

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

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Artist Insight: Steven Dupuy

Getting to know the VFX artist from Paris

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Smoke + Mirrors

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

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Artist Insight: Baolong Zhang

Getting to know the Game Artist from Supermassive Games

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Material Men

Exploring the Changing World of Allegorithmic – Part 2

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Instructor Profile: Mariana Acuña

Getting to know the pixel magician from The Foundry

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Material Men

Exploring the Changing World of Allegorithmic – Part 1

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CGWorkshops Update - November

November, December and early 2016 CGWorkshops

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In Sync

Beeple explains his latest project, Zero-Day

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Making The Martian

Meshing Science Fact with Science Fiction

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Master Profile: Bobby Chiu

Getting to know the famous illustrator

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Houdini 15 Released!

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

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Artist Insight: Jakub Skop

Getting to know the engineer turned digital artist from Poland

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Artist Insight: Yinxuan Li Dezarmenien

Getting to know the 3D Character Artist

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Yafka – the Titan of Greek VFX

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

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Artist Insight: Dominic Qwek

Getting to know the Character and Creature Artist from Blizzard

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CGWorkshop Update: October

October, November, December CGWorkshops

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Rise of the New Republic

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

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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.

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No Small Visions

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

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Fede Ponce: Director and Motion Artist

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

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Artist Insight: Bernard Beneteau

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

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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.

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Artful Cars

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

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Artist Insight: Teodoru Badiu

Getting to know the Sorcerer of Sweet Surreal

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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

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CGWorkshops Update: September

September and October CGWorkshops

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The Voxels in Pixels

Interview with Dan Kramer, VFX Supervisor from Sony Picture Imageworks

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Artist Insight: Bruno Câmara

Getting to know the Character Artist from Brazil

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Exclusive Interview with Pixar's Albert Lozano

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

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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!

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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

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Artist Insight: Matthew Johns

Getting to know a Senior Environment and Vehicle artist for games

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Master Profile: Alessandro Baldasseroni

Getting to know Riot Games’ Alessandro Baldasseroni

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2015 DGA Feature Film Nominees

Directors Guild of America get 5 of the biggest directors together for over 2...

V-Ray for MODO

A look at how to use proxies in V-Ray to handle high density geometry

Amazon Lumberyard

Amazon Lumberyard is a free, cross-platform, 3D game engine for you to create...

Abstract Effects in Houdini

CG WORKSHOP - Announcement Trailer

Hulk vs. Ant-Man

Super Bowl Commercial

Independence Day: Resurgence

Super Bowl TV Commercial

X-Men: Apocalypse

Super Bowl TV Commercial

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Out of the Shadows Super Bowl TV SPOT

Deadpool

Superb Owl TV Spot

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR

Super Bowl TV Spot

Weekly Top 10

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

The Mechanical Waltz (Short...

A story of puppets living in a totalitarian world.

#NoLostGeneration (Short film)

In this beautifully animated short, a 7 year old tells her story about the...

Between Times

by Tiny Inventions

Marvelous Designer5

Showreel

Goblins

by Leo Oliveto

Even Mehl Amundsen

Artist Highlight

Floyd Norman Doc - Sneak Peek

Animator. Storyman. Troublemaker. Take an intimate journey through the life...

DOOM – Campaign Trailer

Get a closer look at the adrenaline-pumping, single-player campaign in the...

Tim Miller, Director of...

talks about Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Between Times (Short Film)

A fairy tale about relativity and love

VES Awards Winners

'Star Wars' wins four awards on the big night

Starfighter

VFX Making-of by Mackevision

Creative Control

Official Trailer

Ice Age: Collision Course

Official Trailer #2

Creating the Characters for...

Unreal Engine Livestream - Tech & Techniques

LEGO Star Wars

The Force Awakens Video Game - Announce Teaser Trailer

Demo Reel

of Eran Mendel

The Slow Knife

ICKERMAN

Teaser for French Sci-Fi Film 'Ickerman'

Uprising

A Post Apocalyptic Robot Comedy

What does it take to start a...

Industry Advice from an industry Legend, Paul Franklin

The Present

All the feels in this heart-warming short!

Update to Cineware for Adobe...

Streamlined Workflow and Improved Performance for Motion Graphics and VFX...

SMITE

Behind the Scenes Part 2 - Animation

Weekly Top 10

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

Matte Painting Pipeline

Trolls

From the creators of Shrek comes the most smart, funny, irreverent animated...

Reptile Queen

Making of "Reptile Queen" // 3D Artwork by Alexey Kashpersky

Microcosm

Speed digital painting by Krisztian Tejfel

Kiosko

Based on Concept Art by Alejandro Burdisio. This project is done by Alex Martin...

KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS

Official Trailer

Nike Flash Pack

Launch campaign for Nike Flashpack, a new material technology for night running

Honda The Dreamer

Making Of Video

THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE

Official Theatrical Trailer

Samurai Turtle

Walk Cycle // Model by Arthur Duque, Animation by Maykol Choqque

Illustrative filmmaking

with Oculus Story Studio

The Tiger's VFX reel

Visual Effects by 4th Creative Party

Step into the ring

ZERO VFX on Southpaw's invisible VFX

Efects Tutorial Liquid Spider...

Learn how to create an abstract liquid effect mimicking spider. Render it in...

The Martian

VFX Breakdown: MPC was lead VFX studio on Ridley Scott’s The Martian,...

DEADPOOL TV Spot #10

Glimpse of The Colossus and Angel Dust Fighting?

Showreel 2016

By Mathieu Gérard

Weekly Top 10

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

Building the geoboil setup in...

Tutorial

Realistic Doll Faces

Russian Artist Creates Stunningly Realistic Doll Faces That’ll Make Your Skin...

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