Amazing 3D animation
Chuck Norris proves he’s the boss in this 3D animation parody of Jean-Claude Van Damme’s trending video where the latter split between two moving Volvos.
Good or bad?
A 3D model programmed as Filipina and used to trap child exploiters is sparking controversies and mixed reactions.
It seems the trend towards 3D animated movies presents a very nonchalant theme of the evil twin trope. The simplicity of execution is noted by storytellers as an easy way to move the plot around, as evidenced by these two 3D animated movies that share a basic storyline that can be enjoyed by the general public. But much has to be reviewed in Despicable Me 2 and Smurfs 2, and I’m here your resident 3D animated movie junkie to review our weekly matchups.
Are we ready?
When Pixar co-founder Ralph Guggenheim joined last year’s Film, Animation, and Gaming Congress at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, “Pixar Philippines” became a buzzword sparking rumors and excitement to 3D animation and 3D modeling artists in the Philippines.
Targets gaming, animation
After replacing India as the call center capital of the world last year, the Philippines is set to lead higher-skill level careers in Information Technology-Business Processing and Outsourcing (IT BPO), especially in 3D animation, 3D modeling, game development, and electronics.
If you think X-Men 3D movies are best with the mutants complementing each other’s superpowers, The Wolverine proves you wrong. As the best X-Men 3D movie yet, The Wolverine has done what the previous series haven’t: show the beast’s soft and sexy side.
So I’m getting fond of this Monsters versus everyone else 3D animated movie review thing. Monsters University retains the number one spot in the box office list on its final week. Since Dreamwork’s 3D animated movie Turbo speeded to the top three on its first week, it’s a worthy rival against Pixar’s front-runner.
3D animation and modeling
Interior design lighting with Autodesk Maya
The many lighting options in 3D tutorials using Autodesk Maya can be overwhelming especially when working on 3D interior design scenes where there are additional factors to consider: texture of materials, roof’s effect on shadows, and outdoor scene, among others.
No we’re not judging who’s the cutest, nor are we reviewing the 3D aspects of these top-grossing 3D animated movies, much less analyzing how they outranked Star Trek and Man of Steel (yes 3D artists, we have a future). Here’s a review of the movies’ respective earnings as of July 1: