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CGI - the problem facing Ufology
As we all know, (or should know) a fairly large
UFO videos currently on the net are not what they claim to be at all;
we speak of computer-generated fabrications... something that you won't
find here on the BEAMS site, as everything we publish is carefully
Yes, quite a few individuals have been busily working
away producing CGI hoaxes... fake alien sightings... all with the help
of some clever animation software; of course the idea, first and
foremost, is to fool UFO believers; but the pranksters also hope to
make a bit of cash through
advertising revenue, by publishing on YouTube and monetizing their
That said, we have come across specific examples which
look to be beyond the handiwork of mere amateurs; rather, we suspect
the involvement of some extremely talented and experienced digital artists.
Our suspicions beg a serious question; are all these hoaxed UFO recordings simply the products of wannabe computer 'nerds' operating from home? those attempting to gain a bit of fame and fortune? or is there more to this problem than meets the eye?
Might it be that in some cases, (such as with certain high profile YouTube
UFO channels) professional studio technicians are employed to
manufacture this type of fake UFO news? By a secret government agency perhaps?
The likely intention? to muddy the waters and bring the topic of Unidentified Flying Object Phenomena into disrepute.
BEAMS Chairman Ken Parsons