NewTek LightWave Delivers Final Pixels Onscreen in Hundreds of VFX Shots for Spielberg’s “Terra Nova”
The two-hour premiere of Steven Spielberg’s highly anticipated “Terra Nova” television series, which aired Monday September 26, 2011 on Fox Television, brings visually astounding science-fiction to prime time television once again—and NewTek LightWave™ software played a key role in the delivery.
In “Terra Nova,” which takes place in the year 2149, scientists discover a rift in time and space that allows humans to time travel some 85 million years into the past, in an attempt to save humanity. But bringing 85 million years of history to life, in a believable world for broadcast, requires powerful vision, artistry, and computer graphics software. To make the vision a reality, the team at Burbank-based Pixomondo, which produced all the visual effects for the premiere episode of “Terra Nova,” turned to LightWave more