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Questions tagged [cgi]

For questions about computer-generated images (CGI).

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Was “America's ass” actually played by Chris Evans'?

In Avenger's Endgame, Specifically, Given that there is a wide shot of both of them together, was this rear end played by Chris Evans' through compositing? Or was there a body double for this shot?...
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What and how much de-aging technology is applied in Captain Marvel?

It is known that Captain Marvel takes place in the 90s. Given the release of the first trailer for Captain Marvel, we now know that Given that these characters ...
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A movie with jumping into another world

A movie where a group of people people teleports to a deserted place through a machine thats like the shape of a ring. They enter from one side of the machine and it takes them like they're going ...
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What was the first 3D CGI used in Star Trek?

This means I'm seeking the first three-dimensionally computer-modeled and rendered imagery used in Star Trek. We know there was extensive 3D CGI used in DS9 (Odo) and Voyager (USS Voyager). But ...
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In The Last Jedi, how was this character filmed?

In The Last Jedi, Yoda looked very puppet-like and you could tell they took great care to make him look like what we all remember from ESB/ROTJ rather than the CGI version from the prequels. But with ...
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Trying to find a live action movie with CGI monsters

The story involved a family (single mother) who moves into a new house. It turns out that this house is special and goblin like creatures are trying to get into it because there is a book inside ...
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Anime from 2008-2012 involving furry characters and a watermelon shaped monster

Chronology & other Information I went to Fry's Electronics at some point between 2008 and 2012 and I saw this CGI anime thing on one of the TVs. Plot points What I remember is that: It was CGI ...
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Is Luke's hand animatronic or CG?

I am referring to the appearance in The Force Awakens
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Did they use models or CGI for the spaceships in The Force Awakens?

Before The Force Awakens was released, Lucasfilm talked a lot about their efforts to use practical effects and such, using CGI relatively sparingly. This video covers practical costumes, props, ...
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Were the Project Genesis Summary animations computer generated?

These animations looked pretty good for 1984. Were they computer generated, or how were they produced?
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During the TNG era, how were the visual effects for planets produced?

In TNG, most of the ships look really good due to excellent model work. A lot of the on-screen effects look sort of hokey (think various iffy aliens, 2D morphing, motion capture of insect parasites, ...