Tutorial: 3D reconstructions using 3D Slicer

February 15, 2021Process, Tutorial

We are often asked about the tools and techniques used in our workflow. For the 3D animations in TVASurg videos, there are actually several different 3D software tools we use for different aspects of production. We always try to obtain patient-specific imaging scans to reconstruct into 3D models, as these rough reconstructions are the first … Read More

2020 Demo Reel

October 30, 2020News, Video release

Let’s be honest, 2020 has been a rough year for all of us. Like many of the global workforce, we transitioned to a work-at-home structure in March. Despite adjustments and setbacks, our dedicated team of surgeons and medical illustrators have kept pace with our monthly release schedule, and we are working hard to produce powerful … Read More

2020 AMI webinar series

September 14, 2020Conferences

TVASurg has been proudly involved with the Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI) since our inception. Every year we submit clips from our favourite video releases to the annual AMI Salon, and have been fortunate enough to receive awards on several occasions. This year, in light of covid-19, the AMI has converted the annual meeting to a … Read More

TVASurg Process: 3D Animation

August 24, 2020Process

TVASurg produces educational surgery videos enhanced with 3D animations. We’ve previously discussed the production process for how we produce our 3D models, and this month we’d like to go over how we make those models come to life using 3D animation tools and techniques.  While looking through our archive of animations, it was quite a … Read More

TVASurg Process: 3D Modelling

March 20, 2020Process

One of the key features of TVASurg videos, that sets them apart from most of the other educational surgery videos available online, is our 3D animations. As graduates of the esteemed Biomedical Communications program at the University of Toronto–Mississauga, the TVASurg production team is armed with a complete 3D animation skill set–modelling, rigging, shading, texturing, … Read More