Thursday, January 28, 2010

Geek Week - DVA Movie Premiere Night!

Monday, February 8th
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Do you want everyone to see your film projects? Wouldn’t it be cool to have your own movie premier night? Then you want your film project to be featured during Geek Week! This year Student Life is throwing a Movie Night featuring your films! To enter your film into the movie night please submit a DVD copy to the Student Support Desk along with information such as Title, Team, and running time.

We are going so far out that we will be having movie style popcorn and even special flyers with the movie line-up on it!

Don’t miss out on this great chance to showcase YOUR projects!

Student Life

Monday, January 25, 2010

UAT Digital Video alum plays Slamdance Film Festival

If you're in Park City today, go check out the midnight screening of The Revenant at the Slamdance Film Festival tonight. UAT Digital Video alum Adam Benson did some awesome VFX for it, and all the reviews are extremely positive! Ain't It Cool News calls it "the most awesome piece of badassery screening in Park City" this year.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

271 VFX Tutorials

Topher Welsh over at has published yet another of his great VFX Tutorial Round-Ups, this one including some 271 awesome tutorials covering the gamut of VFX work. Check 'em out here!

Thursday, January 14, 2010

How Weta Digital Handled Avatar

Here's a great article from Film & Video, in which the folks at Weta Digital go into deep detail about how they created the groundbreaking VFX for James Cameron's Avatar. Favorite line: "So big it breaks the math." Read it here!