Tara DiLullo looks at the CGI transformation of The New Captain Scarlet, which begins a second season this month on U.K. television.
- With almost 60 years in the film and television business, legendary British creative producer Gerry Anderson is known for pioneering his own niche of broadcasting history: the marionette television series. From the ‘60s space classic Thunderbirds to Stingray, Fireball and Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, children on both sides of the Atlantic have grown up in awe of his singular brand of puppetry that came to be known as Supermarionation. As the producer of 17 television series, most featuring puppets, Anderson has evolved with the business and the technology, expanding his own interests and pursuits into the digital realm. Transitioning his projects to stop-motion, anime and now motion-capture filmmaking, Anderson’s newest hit is the modern day revamp of his previous program, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons. Created with state of the art CGI artistry, 3D rendering and MoCap technology, The New Captain Scarlet is a visual treat for the digitally savvy kids of the new millennium. Starting its second season on Sept. 3 on U.K. television with 13 brand new episodes, The New Captain Scarlet is allowing Anderson to again create groundbreaking work that is setting the standard for the creation of CGI television. From his office at Pinewoood Studios in Buckinghamshire, England, Anderson..............................Read More Inside stuff!!
Download Free CGToolbar: CGToolbar is extremely useful and must have tool for CG Artists, designers, Animators, VFX and 3d professionals. CGToolbar is one of its kind (unique)- probably the first toolbar which is loaded with custom features,built by focusing on the needs of a computer graphics professional and to cater the whole CG community. This small but powerful Tool bring all the resources a CG artists ever need at their fingertips by bridging the gap between various useful CG Portals. Besides all this, its offers all the features that a normal toolbar may have. For more information and free download of CGToolbar (IE / FireFox), please - Click Here!