ILM presents Terminator CGI techniques featuring Virtuos models at SIGGRAPH

2009/08/04

ILM presents Terminator CGI techniques featuring Virtuos models at SIGGRAPH

Shanghai, August 4, 2009 –Industrial, Light & Magic (ILM) recently gave a presentation at the SIGGRAPH 2009 conference covering their breakthrough techniques in creating visual effects for the blockbuster movie Terminator: Salvation – techniques which utilized 3D models created by Virtuos.

Virtuos’ 3D Modeling experts from Australia and China worked with ILM to create 3D models for vehicles and airplanes used in the movie, as well as the new Hydrobot terminator. At the conference, ILM Animation Supervisor Mark Chu explained the new techniques they used to create the movie’s truck chase scene.

“The needs of the digital entertainment industry continue to expand – including the need for high-quality 3D models,” said Virtuos CEO Gilles Langourieux. “ Virtuos is proud to have contributed to the stunning visual effects created by ILM.

About Virtuos 
Headquartered in Shanghai, Virtuos is one of the largest and most international providers of digital entertainment offshore production services, specializing in 3D Art and Co-development. Virtuos’ international management team includes game development experts from more than 10 nationalities and is led by Gilles Langourieux, former Founder and Managing Director of Ubisoft China Studios. Since its creation in late 2004, Virtuos has served 15 of the top 20 game publishers worldwide as well as renowned developers.

About Industrial Light & Magic 
Industrial Light & Magic is a Lucasfilm Ltd. company serving the digital needs of the entertainment industry for visual effects. ILM has been awarded 15 Academy Awards® for Best Visual Effects and received 20 Scientific and Technical Achievement Awards.

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