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Jurassic Park

Unread postby Trekiej » Sat May 23, 2015 3:23 pm

Hello.
I noticed on Ebay some one was selling an Iris Indigo.
They stated that it was used to make Jurassic Park.
Does anyone know how it was done or used?

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Re: Jurassic Park

Unread postby robespierre » Sat May 23, 2015 3:38 pm

from https://design.osu.edu/carlson/history/ ... tware.html:

In 1993 Alias started the development of a new entertainment software, later known as Maya which would become the industries most important animation tool. Steven Spielberg chose Industrial Light & Magic to provide the visual effects in 1993's Jurassic Park. In turn the animators at ILM picked PowerAnimator as the software of choice to model the huge prehistoric beasts. They delivered the very real looking dinosaurs with PowerAnimator and reaped the Oscar for Best Visual Effects.
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Re: Jurassic Park

Unread postby ClassicHasClass » Sat May 23, 2015 6:13 pm

The Jurassic World previews have no SGIs in them and therefore the movie will suck.
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Re: Jurassic Park

Unread postby vishnu » Sat May 23, 2015 6:43 pm

ClassicHasClass wrote:The Jurassic World previews have no SGIs in them and therefore the movie will suck.

Just did a quick check at imdb and unless I missed something (entierly possible) it looks like BD Wong and Alan Purwin (the helicopter pilot) are the only performers reprising their roles from the original movie...
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Re: Jurassic Park

Unread postby hamei » Sat May 23, 2015 9:10 pm

In 1993 Alias started the development of a new entertainment software, later known as Maya which would become the industries most important animation tool. Steven Spielberg chose Industrial Light & Magic to provide the visual effects in 1993's Jurassic Park. In turn the animators at ILM picked PowerAnimator as the software of choice to model the huge prehistoric beasts. They delivered the very real looking dinosaurs with PowerAnimator and reaped the Oscar for Best Visual Effects.

This is from a university web page ? Can any of these dipshits speak English ? I'd have got a 'D' and about thirty red pencil corrections for this in junior high school.

Aaah. "Dr. Wayne Carlson is the Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduates" .. people actually waste their hard-borrowed money on a degree from this so-called university ? This buffoon can't write even one complete sentence in English. He isn't qualified to be a dog-catcher. No wonder the US is sinking into a puddle of its own vomitous slime.
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Re: Jurassic Park

Unread postby vishnu » Sun May 24, 2015 12:00 am

hamei wrote:
In 1993 Alias started the development of a new entertainment software, later known as Maya which would become the industries most important animation tool. Steven Spielberg chose Industrial Light & Magic to provide the visual effects in 1993's Jurassic Park. In turn the animators at ILM picked PowerAnimator as the software of choice to model the huge prehistoric beasts. They delivered the very real looking dinosaurs with PowerAnimator and reaped the Oscar for Best Visual Effects.

This is from a university web page ? Can any of these dipshits speak English ? I'd have got a 'D' and about thirty red pencil corrections for this in junior high school.

Aaah. "Dr. Wayne Carlson is the Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduates" .. people actually waste their hard-borrowed money on a degree from this so-called university ? This buffoon can't write even one complete sentence in English. He isn't qualified to be a dog-catcher. No wonder the US is sinking into a puddle of its own vomitous slime.

Actually he didn't write that, it says at the top of the page he cribbed it from the Alias website history section... :shock:
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Re: Jurassic Park

Unread postby hamei » Sun May 24, 2015 4:34 am

vishnu wrote: it says at the top of the page he cribbed it from the Alias website history section. ...

"Cribbed" ? As in, plagiarised ? So now the worthless dipshit not only can't write, but he's also a thief ?

Nice. Real nice.

followup : looked at several pages of his own writing. He's a Class III Buffoon. I'd flunk him out of a first-year remedial English course. Run-on sentences, his punctuation sucks, his statements are frequently horseshit -- how can a building be an "innovator" ? (gag), adjectives and nouns don't match .... what a twit. This is what is teaching in universities now ? Great. Just great. You'd be better off buying a phony diploma than wasting your money on this crap.
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Re: Jurassic Park

Unread postby Trekiej » Sun May 24, 2015 10:09 am

Interesting.

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Re: Jurassic Park

Unread postby foetz » Sun May 24, 2015 2:22 pm

a bit more info that's actually on topic :P


as it happened often in the 90s the cgi parts of jurassic park were a mix of alias and softimage. the classic labor division was alias for the models and softimage for animation and jurassic park was no different. here're some pics and videos:

http://xsisupport.com/2011/12/02/
http://uk.businessinsider.com/jurassic- ... er%29?r=US
http://i1.wp.com/www.cgmeetup.net/home/ ... =960%2C606


further attached a zip with two highres shots of alias/2 with the t-rex model
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Re: Jurassic Park

Unread postby guardian452 » Sun May 24, 2015 6:36 pm

We are really looking forward to the new JP... it is going to be sweet. :)

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Re: Jurassic Park

Unread postby hamei » Sun May 24, 2015 6:40 pm

guardian452 wrote:We are really looking forward to the new JP... it is going to be sweet. :)

I dunno ... without Jeff Goldblum, how can you sit in the audience squeaking, "help me ! help me !" ? :P
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Re: Jurassic Park

Unread postby foetz » Sun May 24, 2015 7:24 pm

guardian452 wrote:We are really looking forward to the new JP... it is going to be sweet. :)

we?

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Re: Jurassic Park

Unread postby hamei » Mon May 25, 2015 12:37 am

foetz wrote:we?

sybr is now part of a larger social unit :P
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Re: Jurassic Park

Unread postby foetz » Mon May 25, 2015 12:40 am

hamei wrote:sybr is now part of a larger social unit :P

oh i see :D

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Re: Jurassic Park

Unread postby Pontus » Mon May 25, 2015 12:40 am

gosh.. what a whining lot you are..

what about the Ebay auction, was it an Indigo proven to have been used for Jurassic Park CGI, or was it "just like one..." ?
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