Monday, December 06, 2010
'Dazed Digital' previewed artist/director Marco Brambilla's
latest crowd pleaser, Evolution. Like his
2008 installation at New York City's Standard Hotel,
Civilization, classic film clips are married in a
narrative of epic scope.
Says Brambilla to Dazed Digital, "I wanted to superimpose pop
culture onto a historic and deeply human theme. Evolution
deals with the history of mankind and the kind of purging and
re-purging of humanity throughout history. …"
Click here to check out the scene as
Basel's crowd gathered for the first-of-its-kind art installation's
premiere at The Standard in Miami.
Monday, December 06, 2010
Tonight is the night that all Coronation Street fans have been
waiting for... a dramatic tram crash hits the famous cobbles and
promises life for the residents of Weatherfield will never be the
Our Mill TV team worked on 18 shots from tonight's explosive
episode, which marks the start of a special week of programming to
celebrate the soap's 50th Anniversary that also includes a live
Will Cohen, The Mill's Visual Effects Producer said: "It
was an absolute honour and a thrill for us to have been involved in
such an iconic TV event for Britain's longest running and much
loved show. I'm sure the scene will go down in television
history and if we've done our jobs right, hopefully the viewer
won't even be able to tell we've been there."
See if you can spot the shots by tuning into Coronation
Street tonight at 7.30pm on ITV1 and check back here
tomorrow to find out how we brought our VFX magic to the
Catch a preview of tonight's episode here.
Thursday, December 02, 2010
After much deliberation by a panel of judges which included Escape Studios' Lee Danskin and Dom
Davenport, 3D Artist magazine's Sarah Slee, as well as
our very own James Sindle, Stephen Venning and last year's winner
Adam Droy, they have chosen the 13 strongest contenders competing
for the CG Whiz 2010 crown.
With reels coming in from all four corners of the globe, the high
quality of entries blew all of the judges away - proving the wealth
of CG talent out there.
We're delighted to reveal the shortlist (in no particular order)
for CG Whiz 2010 is as follows:
• Chloe Tse
• Natalie Rock
• Kiko Pérez
• Justyna Galka
• Sampaio Ribeiro
• J.A. Duran
• Michael Fawke
• Andres Weber
• Graham Young
• Edward Saltau
• Stu Schwartz
• Lina Schwamkrug
• Renuka Braganza
The lucky winner, who will scoop a three month classroom course at
Escape Studios and a four week placement with us here at The Mill,
will be crowned at a special event on December 9th - so check back
here for details then.
Many thanks to all of those who entered the competition and
congratulations to all of the finalists!