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VFX Pioneer Petro Vlahos Dies at 96

Special effects pioneer Petro Vlahos passed away at 96 on February 10. Vlahos, who improved the composite-image process known as the blue-screen effect for the 1959 epic Ben Hur also ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s Buried Treasures

Among my favorite things to discover and write about are “Easter eggs:” the little hidden references and in-jokes that crop up in practically everything that has ever been animated. Back ... Continue Reading →
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Jurassic Jolts: ‘Terra Nova’

VFX supervisor of Fox’s Terra Nova reveals some of the visual secrets of the hot new fall drama, exec produced by Steven Spielberg. One of the most jaw-dropping moments in movie ... Continue Reading →