Watch the Visual Effects Reel Behind Pacific Rim's Awesome Prologue

If you watched Pacific Rim, you'd know how incredible the giant mechs looked and how unforgettably beautiful the prologue that provided the backstory for the movie was. And though ILM did most of the VFX in the film, Guillermo del Toro's Mirada studio was the team responsible for the effects in the prologue. Here's… » 9/11/13 7:04am 9/11/13 7:04am

Chalk Warfare Will Make Your Childhood Feel Incomplete

Where the hell was this when I was a kid? Why did no one tell me about this hardcore spin-off of chalk gameplay?

Back in my day all we did was doodle and play hopscotch.

But in all seriousness, the special effects are phenomenal. The creator, whose work we've featured » 5/16/12 12:00pm 5/16/12 12:00pm before, got some great detail in there. If…

Ubisoft Acquires Visual Effects Studio Behind 300

The line between movies and video games blurs even further as Ubisoft announces the acquisition of Hybride Technologies, the visual effects studio behind the blockbuster films 300, Sin City, and the Spy Kids series. Ubisoft will work closely with the team at Hybride to create new technologies for video games and… » 7/08/08 12:20pm 7/08/08 12:20pm