UK animation and VFX house provides previs, ‘scrying magic,’ a fire drake, and host of supernatural elements in Sky TV’s hit series.
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The music-video inspired commercial features an emotionally nuanced CG primate portraying an everyday, burned out businessperson needing a break from life’s mundane routines.
VFX supervisor John Kilshaw’s NY team produced the color blossom transformation from initial black and white format, as well as various magic effects and photoreal CG characters like a stork and kaleidoscope of butterflies, on the hit Marvel Studios and Disney+ series.
Overall VFX supervisor Simon Stanley-Clamp and his London team create the magical world of Alfea College, the ancient boarding school for fairies at the center of the otherworldly Netflix live-action series.
Chilean VFX artist Tomás Vergara’s new ‘WTF-X’ satirical short film series humorously portrays extraordinary CG beings sharing amazingly ordinary life lessons with a bemused young man that begs, the question, ‘What the f*ck?’
The Emmy Award-winning VFX artist leverages his animation and visual effects experience to craft a suspenseful film about a young NASA scientist obsessed with proving he was abducted by aliens.
Highlights include sequences from ‘The Witcher,’ ‘Rocketman,’ ‘Lost in Space’ S2, ‘Avengers Infinity War’ and Avengers Endgame.’
Led by VFX supervisor Aleksadar Pejic, the studio’s London team delivered digital demons and more in more than 250 shots across all eight first season episodes.
The company’s London studio creates a nasty arachnoid, Golden Dragon, zombie-like Striga and wicked battle scenes for the hit Netflix fantasy series starring Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia.
Profile Studios’ Matt Madden shares how virtually integrating Mark Ruffalo and Josh Brolin with CG assets, live, on set, gave ‘Endgame’ and ‘Infinity War’ filmmakers the immediate viewing access they needed to continually adjust and refine the film’s key digital character performances.
From defying gravity to expressing emotion in a believable way, reality was key for animation supervisor Catherine Mullan and the team of artists at MPC.
Marking the company’s tenth collaboration with Marvel Studios, Munich-based VFX house Trixter delivers CG spaceships, downtown LA environments and a CG cat named Goose for ‘Captain Marvel.’
Mill Mascot combines real-time game engine technology with motion sensors so characters can be puppeteered through hand and facial gestures to enable live, broadcast-quality CG character performances.
VFX supervisor Glenn Melenhorst guides studio’s Melbourne team in crafting gentle bear’s performance in Disney’s live-action fantasy adventure.
Weta’s four-time Oscar-winning senior VFX supervisor talks about the complexities of creating believable digital ape performances in the final film in Fox’s ‘Apes’ trilogy reboot, director Matt Reeves’ futuristic action adventure ‘War for the Planet of the Apes.’
Group of 20 nominees draws on two decades of experience and technological advances, delivering shots that were previously unimaginable.
Academy governors Richard Edlund and Bill Kroyer weigh in on how to acknowledge and reward the growing number of stellar CG character performances.