Digital Media FX News Archives
- February 25, 2001
ABC To Air Lady
and the Tramp Tonight
Lady and the Tramp
was originally released in 1955 and was directed by Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred
Jackson, and Hamilton Luske. It was produced by master visionary Walt
here to view a trailer of Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's
Game Hits Playstation 2 on March 14, 2001
Onimusha: Warlords is an epic saga of 16th century Japan inspired by the battle scenes of famed Japanese director Akira Kurosawa. Its presentation has already won it the "Best of Show" at the SIGGRAPH 2000 Computer Animation Festival.
The Siggraph "Best
of Show" award was bestowed to Onimusha: Warlords for the five minute
opening movie animation created using an optical motion capture system
to "film" six samurais battling simultaneously. Onimusha's other
motion picture quality production values include, a script written by
Flagship, the company who penned the story lines for the Resident Evil
series; a 200-piece orchestra who performs the original musical score;
and well-known Japanese actor Takeshi Kaneshiro as the lead character.
Onimusha: Warlords takes advantage of the power of the PlayStation 2 by
delivering finely detailed character graphics created at 10,000 polygons
here to see a trailer for Onimusha: Warlords
News Link of the
"The revelation startles. 'I'm not really a technical guy,' says George Lucas, the man who continues to bring the world a highly detailed vision of the high-tech future through his Star Wars films. 'I know enough about how technology works, but as things have gotten more and more digital, I've gotten more and more lost,' he says here at his Skywalker Ranch headquarters, 30 miles north of San Francisco. 'Once we went digital, it turned into magic for me.'
The notion of Lucas being lost in a technological forest needs qualifying. He is lost much the way an army general might have difficulty operating the latest field weaponry..."
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