Motion Picture Academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures. The Academy's corporate management and general policies are overseen by a Board of Governors, which includes representatives from each of the craft branches.The Academy is composed of almost 6,000 motion picture professionals. While the great majority of its members are based in the United States, membership is open to qualified filmmakers around the world.The Academy is known around the world for its annual Academy Awards, now officially known as The Oscars.
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  • Visual Maths: A Brief History of CGI

    …, the video of the scenes was mapped digitally, then overlaid frame by frame on to the digitally created surface of the vessel. This was done using a VAX, an early computer, and one of the first capable of processing a million instructions per second (MIPS). It was when it came to rendering the vessel itself though that things got really tricky…

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