Gravity, Frozen, and Mr. Hublot were the big winners for VFX and animation at Sunday night's 86th Academy Awards. Here's a snapshot of the backstage comments.
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The director, who will be receiving the VES' 2014 Visionary Award, discusses the unique process of reverse-engineering his Oscar-contending blockbuster.
10 contenders flaunt their “visual goods” at the annual Motion Picture Academy Oscar-nomination voting presentation.
Weta Digital's Joe Letteri discusses the new creature work in the second Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug, highlighted by the eponymous dragon.
Digital Domain was a producing partner on the adaptation of Orson Scott Card's sci-fi classic, which provided more creative freedom.
Framestore's Tim Webber explains the unique workflow in Alfonso Cuaron's space adventure about floating in zero gravity.
Double Negative's Jody Johnson describes the unique VFX collaboration in Ron Howard's racing biopic.
Nordin Rahhali discusses the challenge of animating creatures for the latest Pitch Black sequel directed by David Twohy and starring Vin Diesel.
Uncharted Territory stepped up its management skills for Roland Emmerich's latest terrorist action/adventure.
VFX production supervisor John "DJ" DesJardin discusses the secrets behind Zack Snyder's blockbuster reboot.
CG creatures dominate the latest sci-fi adventure directed by M Night Shyamalan and starring Will and Jaden Smith.
Bill Desowitz reports back from Pixar about how global illumination is powering the upcoming Monsters University and The Blue Umbrella.