Informix to Map Middle-Earth – How to Track 60 Terabytes of FX information.

by Aug 10, 1999Lord of the Rings (Movies)

Well, David Hill forwarded another wonderful article to us. Check this one out. It details some of the technical computer systems that will be used to keep track of everything involved in the movie. (the image at right is, from left to right, Jon Labrie, Informix’s Mark Randall and Peter Jackson). The article also drops some interesting facts like “60 to 70 percent of these [FX shots] are ‘very complex’ visual effects shots, including computer-generated images that may interact with human characters.”

If you are a (if you’ll pardon the usual term) tech/computer geek then you must read this article…

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