June 11, 2004

Why realistic graphics make humans look creepy

Slate examines why the closer we get to CG realism for human characters, the more difficult it becomes.

The Undead Zone - Why realistic graphics make humans look creepy. By Clive Thompson

Call it the Final Fantasy syndrome or whatever, I am starting to doubt whether we will see many photo-realistic performances this lifetime. Not because the technology isn't there but more because of the way it will be used. Most people can now tell when CG models are being used in a shot and the novelty has well and truly worn off.

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