VFX AND TECH
Visual Effects Society Releases Update to ‘The VES Handbook of Visual Effects’
The Visual Effects Society has announced the second edition of The VES Handbook of Visual Effects.
Hailed as the most complete guide to visual effects techniques and best practices on the market today, it covers essential techniques and solutions for all VFX artists, producers, and supervisors, from pre-production through production and post-production.
Edited by VES chairman and renowned VFX supervisor Jeffrey A. Okun and VFX producer Susan Zwerman, the update includes the latest industry-standard techniques, technologies and workflows in the fast-paced world of visual effects.
The VES tasked the original authors to update their areas of expertise, such as stereoscopic moviemaking, color management, facial capture, virtual productions, 3D conversions, compositing of live-action and CG elements and the digital intermediate, as well as to provide detailed chapters on interactive games and full animation.
Additionally, 50 new contributors – representing the best and the brightest in the industry – share their proven methods, tricks and shortcuts earned through decades of real-world, hands-on experience.
The VES Handbook of Visual Effects: Industry Standard VFX Practices and Procedures, Second Edition is available for purchase at Amazon.com or other leading online booksellers. In-depth bonus chapters are available on the allnew companion website: www.focalpress.com/ cw/zwerman.
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