Jodorowsky’s version of Dune is right up there with Kubrick’s Napoleon as one of the most famous films that never was. This documentary is an amazing glimpse at what could have been.
Visual Revolution of The Vanishing of Ethan Carter
Despite the fact they’re a small team, the Astronauts are pushing the boundary of “whoa” visuals in videogames. This lengthy blog post explains how they’re doing it (spoiler: photogrammetry)
The Secret of Immersive Game Worlds
The makers of The Vanishing of Ethan Carter on how games today are created with an artificial ‘lure’ to pull the players through the level (like the yellow landmarks in The Last of Us) and how this makes the game world feel synthetic and unnatural.
The Setup / John McAfee
This is amazing. Without spoiling much: his favourite piece of software is the remote control software for the M153 50 caliber machine gun. His second favourite is the Smart Voice Recorder for Android.
Interesting anaylsis of how ‘cinematography’ and ‘visual effects’ are intersecting from the point of view of the Academy awards.