Epic Games recently unveiled a remarkable demonstration of its latest real-time digital rendering system called Unreal Engine. The demonstration showed a completely digital copy of actor Andy Serkis reciting lines from Macbeth illustrating the rapid evolution of photorealistic digital effects.
Making sure that band members are adequately illuminated during a performance can be just as important to a successful club gig as the hours of rehearsal needed to nail down the set list. The StompLight does just what its name suggests, putting multi-color LED lighting at the feet of players.
The Blackbird is a VFX stand-in for car commercials and films. Its width, wheelbase, suspension action and engine response can be tuned to match pretty much any car, and its 360-degree cameras can be used to generate perfect reflections when you overlay the real car body onto it in post production.