NewsWire: Infernal combustion - Onfilm
These effects will only get better now...
Onfilm - May 2000
Weta has installed the Southern Hemisphere's biggest Discreet Inferno system to do the flash fx for The Lord Of The Rings. Here's what this baby does. It runs on an eight CPU SGI Onyx 2 rack system configured with 2GB RAM; the installation includes half a terabyte of Discreet Stone R18 fibre channel disk arrays.