movie magic


Meet the CGI Wizard Bringing Magic to Real Life

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is Vernon James Manlapaz's latest stage for computer-generated sorcery.


How 'Jurassic Park' Changed the DNA of Blockbusters

With the sequel, Jurassic World, just hitting the theaters, we take a look back at the franchise's debut to survey its impact on everything from CGI effects to an increased national interest in paleontology.


Animator Peels Back The Layers Of Everyday Objects With Stop-Motion

Simon Gerbaud grinds objects to dust (and back) with his amazing and destructive stop-motion magic.


Explore The Hidden Math Behind Your Favorite Pixar Movies

The TEDEd talk from Pixar Senior Research Scientist Tony Derose explores how math made 'Monsters, Inc.'


Watch A Dreamworks Animator Turn His Son Into A Superhero With DIY Special Effects

Daniel Hashimoto expertly edits action into his young son's life. Think Nerf guns as grappling hooks.