From Newtek, a short clip with the makers of the visual fx on the movie 300
Blue-screen, green-screen, chroma-key – it’s all the same thing. To put simply this is the process of filming a scene, object or person in front of a pure coloured screen (typically either blue or green) so that the colour can be removed later to achieve certain special effects.
BOXX Technologies Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance workstations and render nodes for visual effects professionals, today announced that its new BOXX APEXX 4 workstation has achieved another impressive performance benchmark when running Autodesk’s Maya software. The only personal workstation based on four Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors specifically targeted at the visual effects space, the BOXX APEXX 4 is optimized to maximize the performance of today’s professional animation , modeling and effects software.