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.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2006 — The Visual Effects Society (VES), the effects industry’s preeminent professional organization, has announced the nominees for their annual VES Awards, which recognize outstanding achievements in the field of visual effects and animation. Santa Monica-based Entity FX garnered a coveted nomination for “Outstanding Visual Effects in a Broadcast Series” for their work on Smallville, the WB series about Superman’s teenage years.