CGI

Unreal Engine

God Damn That's a Good Looking Computer Slug

A tranquil forest created in Unreal Engine is exactly what you need today.
Samantha Cole
2.12.18
Art

These Cyberpunk 3D Renderings Are Completely Mindblowing

Layer upon layer of sorcery.
Claire Downs
9.12.17
Human After All

Film Directors Are Bringing Actors Back From the Dead With Creepily Real CGI Skin

Will life-like skin movement rescue digital characters from the uncanny valley once and for all?
Frederick Blichert
7.5.17
CGI

Video Game Diarrhea Is Going to Look So Realistic in the Future

The researchers say this technique is for modeling mud, but we know what this is really about.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.11.17
Check Out These Jedi

Here's the Teaser Trailer for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

More Star Wars!!
Jason Koebler
4.14.17
Film

The First NY Sci-Fi Film Festival Was No Match For Reality

The celebration of independent films coincided with Trump's Inauguration weekend and the Women's March, making real life seem far more alien than any movie.
Michael Piel
1.27.17
Animation

Watch Pixar’s First Animated Short Recreated With 5-Ton Camera Robots

Very cute, but also kind of terrifying.
Ian Birnbaum
8.20.16
Features

Pixels Are Driving Out Reality

Even amid steady streams of images of real-life disasters, the ones in movies are dulling our sense of what real-life is.
Riccardo Manzotti
7.18.16
videos

Behold: The Worst of the Worst in Hollywood Big-Budget CGI

"Bad computers. Very bad computers."
Rachel Pick
3.13.16
videos

CGI Skin Just Got a Whole Lot More Realistic

Researchers are capturing detail down to the last pore.
Rachel Pick
8.13.15
videos

This Isn't a Real Beach

This artist's image renders using the Unreal Engine 4 are almost too good to be true.
Alix Jean-Pharuns
7.2.15
Culture

A Tiger Made of Triangles

In a new documentary, mathematician Patrick Sanan explains the math and physics behind 'Life of Pi’s' CGI star.
Becky Ferreira
5.19.15