Tag: special effects

Turbulence Simulations Help Make Movie Magic

Aug 8, 2013 |

One could aptly say that Nils Thuerey’s experiences in computer modeling and simulation lean toward the dramatic: He and three colleagues won an Oscar for Technical Achievement in 2012 from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for developing an algorithm to create fast and controllable smoke simulations and explosions on film.

GPUs: The Next Frontier in Film

Oct 20, 2009 |

Movie makers embrace GPU computing.