This Short Film by Jeff Zwart Is Like Sitting Inside a McLaren

Few will actually get the chance to put the pedal to the metal in a McLaren. But if rally driver and director Jeff Zwart has his way, the whole world can come close to living that dream. With his short film FilmSpeed, Zwart has taken on the monumental task of capturing the visceral thrill of racing the McLaren 12C… » 10/04/13 11:59am 10/04/13 11:59am

How Forza Motorsport 5 Makes You Feel Like You're Driving 120 MPH

Few will actually get the chance to put the pedal to the metal in a McLaren. But if rally driver and director Jeff Zwart has his way, the whole world can come close to living that dream. With his short film FilmSpeed, Zwart has taken on the monumental task of capturing the visceral thrill of racing the McLaren 12C… » 10/04/13 11:59am 10/04/13 11:59am

Filming Forza FilmSpeed from Inside a McLaren Takes Serious Math

To turn the McLaren 12C — one of the fastest production cars in the world — into the kind of camera car needed to film the world's fastest zoetrope, you need some serious calculations. We're talking about a supercar tasked with accurately capturing 680 still images while driving 80, 100, and 120 miles per hour in… » 10/02/13 11:59am 10/02/13 11:59am

Filming Forza FilmSpeed from Inside a McLaren Takes Serious Math

To turn the McLaren 12C — one of the fastest production cars in the world — into the kind of camera car needed to film the world's fastest zoetrope, you need some serious calculations. We're talking about a supercar tasked with accurately capturing 680 still images while driving 80, 100, and 120 miles per hour in… » 10/02/13 11:59am 10/02/13 11:59am

How a McLaren 12C Became the Eye in the World's Fastest Zoetrope

"Zoetrope" is more than just a basic 19-point word in Scrabble. It's pretty much the great granddaddy of today's animation. The zoetrope used a simple cylinder to create the illusion of movement with still images. Xbox, in their new short Forza FilmSpeed, used a McLaren 12C and 680 stills from Forza Motorsport 5 to… » 9/23/13 1:00pm 9/23/13 1:00pm

How a 19th-Century Invention Led to Today's Gorgeous Driving Games

"Zoetrope" is more than just a basic 19-point word in Scrabble. It's pretty much the great granddaddy of today's animation. The zoetrope used a simple cylinder to create the illusion of movement with still images. Xbox, in their new short Forza FilmSpeed, used a McLaren 12C and 680 stills from Forza Motorsport 5 to… » 9/23/13 1:00pm 9/23/13 1:00pm

This is Forza Motorsport 5, One Frame At A Time

The closest most people will ever get to setting foot inside a supercar like a McLaren has long been playing games like those in the Forza Motorsport series. But how do you actually go about capturing what it’s like to drive a car with an insanely powerful twin-turbo V8 engine? The new short film FilmSpeed attempts to… » 9/20/13 3:59pm 9/20/13 3:59pm