VES Releases Handbook of Practices and Procedures

The Visual Effects Society has released The VES Handbook of Visual Effects, a reference source to practices and procedures for creating visual effects.

The book was written by 89 leading visual effects artists and edited by VES chairman Jeffrey A. Okun, himself a visual effects supervisor, as well as by visual effects producer Susan Zwerman.

The org says the book covers pre-production, production and post-production phases and outlines procedures and solutions all visual effects artists, producers, and supervisors need to know. The handbook also contains sections on stereoscopic moviemaking, color management and digital intermediates, as well as interactive games and full animation authored by working artists and experts. 

‘The visual effects industry has long needed such a compendium and the VES is proud to be offering it,’ says Okun.

The book is available now through and other book outlets. The retail price is $64.95.