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RobertoOrtiz
01-31-2009, 08:38 PM
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"The Holy Grail of computer animation has long been to create a computer generated human character that fools the viewer into thinking they are watching a real person. I've been an animation and visual effects professional for about twenty years, I've seen David Fincher's film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and I'll tell you this; the effects team at Digital Domain did it.
They get the Grail and very possibly this year's Academy Award for visual effects."


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lee-stranahan/watch-the-amazing-effects_b_158834.html

CaptainSam
01-31-2009, 11:45 PM
Dang, I seriously thought that the lifeless look of 80 year old Brad Pitt was due to too much old age makeup.

So now they can do digital stuff ALMOST as good a the Salieri makeup in Amadeus. Mind blowing.

mosconariz
02-03-2009, 02:28 AM
Amazing film, mindblowing effects.

The best article I've found is this one in VFXWorld (http://vfxworld.com/?atype=articles&id=3867)

We, as animators should celebrate the day Benjamin Button was premiered as the day "The animator beated the Uncanny Valley" It's Animation History, no less.

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