Search form

Tagged With: compositing

VFX for television Headline News

MPC Shares ‘Halo’ Season 2 VFX Breakdown Reel, Concept Art

The company delivered 97 shots for the popular action-adventure sci-fi series’ second season, including futuristic set extensions, full CG city environments, hologram inserts, and destruction FX simulations for battle scenes, vehicles, and crowds.

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 251: Ole Tillmann - Creating the StopMo for ‘Harold Halibut’

The German game studio art director discusses his indie video game and its unique style, combining stop-motion animation with 3D scanning and CG compositing.

Straddling the Earth and Cosmos VFXWorld

Re-VIEW: ‘Oppenheimer’ – Clarity of the Fractured Lens

Christopher Nolan’s 7-time Oscar-winning biopic invites audiences to share the ‘father of the nuclear bomb’s insight and vision through extraordinary images of exploding stars, spinning atoms, and esoteric phenomena that depict his co-existence between earthly and cosmic realms and begs the question: ‘Is he blessed or cursed?’

Commercials Headline News

Platige Image Shares ‘Versace’s Bright Crystal’ Campaign

The BAFTA-winning studio captures director Gordon von Steiner’s vision, contributing VFX including the creation of a mysterious liquid acting as a portal to an alternate reality.

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

FutureWorks Tackles the VFX on ‘Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at 2:00pm

The global visual effects studio partnered with Dharma Productions and DOP Manush Nandan to deliver over 1,300 shots, including set extensions, composites and motion graphics on numerous shots of phones, TVs, and iPad screens, and a CG car in a frantic chase sequence, on Director Karan Johar’s dramatic love story. 

Commercials Headline News

Shotopop Ushers In Riot Games’ TFT Vegas With Animated Show Open

Along with U.S. rep Psyop, the London-based studio collaborated on the short that welcomes VIP players and hosts arriving at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, ready for a supreme eSports event.

Sunny Days Return to Hala Headline News

RSP Reignites the Sun in Marvel Studios' ‘The Marvels’

The VFX studio tackled numerous large digital assets, creating the planet Hala and its vast city, taking it from brilliance to ruins, with the Sun’s initial luminous implosion and, ultimately, its miraculous rebirth.

VFX for television Headline News

Rising Sun Sets Sail with ‘One Piece’ VFX

The visual effects studio delivered 170+ shots for Netflix’s adventure series based on Eiichiro Oda’s popular manga, creating an array of CG naval and pirate ships, adding water and wind to fill the sails and set extensions to seamlessly integrate with the live-action. 

TV VFX Headline News

Rising Sun Pictures Lights Up ‘Miss Minutes’ in ‘Loki’ Season 2

The VFX studio animates Disney+ series’ AI-driven character’s sinister transformation from friendly to deranged, delivering more than 125 shots, while also creating Loki’s green energy blasts and a digital extension to represent a blighted, working-class section of Chicago.

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

Scanline VFX Creates the Perfect Storm in Netflix’s ‘NYAD’

VFX Supervisor Dann Tarmy breaks down his team’s extensive use of water sims, including how they tackled the huge, new challenge of replacing water in plates where the actor was shot in the water, on Netflix’s biographical sports drama of marathon swimmer Diana Nyad’s attempts to swim from Cuba to Florida. 

A Chicken and a Pig Go Into a Bar VFXWorld

The Perfectly Imperfect VFX of ‘Poor Things’

For Simon Hughes and his Union VFX team, Yorgos Langthimos’ dark comedy, a stunningly designed visual maelstrom, required something completely different from a typical VFX project, including odd, surgically created hybrid animals using as much actual footage as possible, integration of plates shot with 3 different film stocks, 11 enormous wrap-around LED screens, 50s style painted backdrops, and some really crazy colored skies.

A Message of Tolerance and Love ANIMATIONWorld

‘Pacemaker’: A Trans-Positive Story of Hope and Acceptance

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 11, 2023 at 12:33pm

Christopher Lennertz’s 3DCG heartfelt short about a grandfather’s journey to understand his grandson’s message of love and pride stars 2023 Tony Award winner Alex Newell, the first-ever non-binary actor to win a Tony, and multi-Grammy Award winner Philip Lawrence, with ‘Nimona’s ND Stevenson serving as executive producer. 

A Different Angle to a Traumatic Historical Event ANIMATIONWorld

‘Letter to a Pig’: Traumatic Memory Through the Eyes of Youthful Imagination

Filmmaker Tal Kantor’s first solo short film uses live-action and hand-drawn animation to tackle the heavy and complex subject of a Holocaust survivor addressing a classroom full of students, sharing a letter he wrote to the pig who saved his life, and how reality, memory, and imagination blend together in one young schoolgirl’s reaction.  

Stede! VFXWorld

Sailing the LED Stage Seas of ‘Our Flag Means Death’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, October 30, 2023 at 4:02pm

For Production VFX Supervisor David Van Dyke, Season 2 of Taika Waititi’s hit Max series saw fewer visual effects shots but more efficient virtual production that included use of a library of panoramic background location and sky shots as well as a re-configured LED Volume, known as the ‘J.’ 

LoL Championship Headline News

Watch: Mill+ and Mercedes-Benz Showcase Innovation for Opening of Worlds 2023

‘League of Legends: A Triumphant Fusion of the Automotive, Esports, and Cinematic Spheres’ ground-breaking cinematic design features a futuristic Seoul built in CG, with Riot Games’ fantastical world and characters introducing Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV to e-sport and game enthusiast audiences.

Who let the Dogs Out? Headline News

MPC’s VFX Goes to the Dogs in ‘Strays’

Leading creative studio delivers 720 shots for Universal’s comedy adventure, starring Jamie Foxx and Will Ferrel, about an abandoned dog who forms a gang of misfit ‘strays’ dogs; CG magic used to create a fully digital eagle and replace dogs’ muzzles and heads.

Smashingly Good Atom Work VFXWorld

Exploring ‘Oppenheimer’ at the Subatomic Level

Production VFX supervisor Andrew Jackson gets quite ‘particular’ discussing the visual effects in Christopher Nolan’s hit biopic about J. Robert Oppenheimer, his life and work leading The Manhattan Project’s development of the world’s first nuclear bomb.

2024 VES Awards Headline News

VES Revises Awards R&P, But No Awards Date Announced

The committee has revised Rules and Procedures in some categories and announced name changes in others; submissions close on November 30; timing of the 22nd Annual VES Awards Presentation is TBD.

VFX for TV Headline News

FutureWorks Delivers on Indian ‘Ray Donovan’ Adaptation

By Dan Sarto | Monday, August 7, 2023 at 12:58pm

The VFX studio contributed 1,800 shots for Netflix India’s ‘Rana Naidu’ series, based on the popular American Showtime drama series; work included action clean-ups, greenscreen sequences, and CG elements such as the creation of a realistic snake that appears during a drug-induced hallucination.

Foundry at SIGGRAPH 2023 Headline News

Foundry Showcasing Expansive 3D Tools Lineup at SIGGRAPH 2023

‘Foundry Learn and Education’ meetups and presentations at the conference include techniques in compositing from Unity Wētā Tools, Boxel Studios, and Action VFX and lighting and 3D techniques from Foundry product experts.

Pages