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100 Years Of Universal Pictures' Ever-Changing Logo

Universal Pictures is celebrating the big 1-0-0 with a new look. A brand spanking new logo—created by visual effects artists at Weta Digital, the New Zealand-based company that did the effects for The Lord of the Rings saga—will debut onscreen before Dr. Seuss' The Lorax on March 2. According to the press release: The visual dynamic of the new logo was inspired by satellite imagery that illustrated a view of the world on a clear night from space.
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Weta's new cheaper, delightful, detailed plastic rayguns

Odd : Boing Boing (5 years ago)

Two years ago, my wife surprised me with one of the coolest presents I've ever received: an original Goliathon raygun from effects-house Weta (best known for doing the effects for the Lord of the Rings movies). It's a cast-iron mons... Read Post

How They Created the Massive War Scenes in The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies

Entertainment : The Underwire (last week)

Last week there was a surprising omission from the list of Oscar nominees in the visual effects category: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Weta Digital, the VFX team behind the movie's special effects, did massive—and mass... Read Post

Star Wars Men’s Cut Out Logo Stainless Steel Ring

Technology / Gadgets : GeekAlerts (1 hour ago)

It’s a logo that every geek knows instantly. Now you can wear the Star Wars logo on your finger with this stylish Star Wars Men’s Cut Out Logo Stainless Steel Ring. This piece of jewelry from a galaxy far, far away is shiny and styl... Read Post

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