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Such a Doll VFXWorld

No Visual Effects in ‘Barbie’? Glen Pratt Reveals the Truth

The VFX supervisor on Greta Gerwig’s hit film sheds light on the various ways the famed Mattel doll and her world came to life across 1,300 shots involving various digital filmmaking tools, including virtual production, previs, postvis, CG set augmentation, and more than 20 fully CG shots, produced by Framestore, Chicken Bone FX, FuseFX, UPP, and Lola VFX.

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Podcast EP 226: How Damien James Webb Got into Miniature Model Making

The miniature’s artist and modelmaker shares how his theatrical set-building career morphed into ‘tiny sets,’ how to make connections in the field, and what he charges for custom commissions. 

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‘I’m a Virgo’ Channels ‘The Lord of the Rings’ Camera Tricks for its Own ‘Giant’ Magic

FuseFX VFX supervisor Jamie Barty shares his studio’s work using old-fashioned in-camera forced perspective to help tell the story of a 13-foot-tall young Black man, Cootie, as he experiences the beauty and contradictions of the real world, in Boots Riley’s new series, now streaming on Prime Video.

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‘Gods of Mars’: Virtual Production and NVIDIA RTX Real-Time Graphics at Work

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 2:42pm

Production of epic space adventure combines miniatures and real-time technologies at a fraction of the cost of similarly designed and animated blockbuster feature films.

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The Magic Behind the Magic of 'Star Wars: Episode IX’

Production VFX supervisor Roger Guyett talks creating Princess Leia, the benefits of practical shooting, and bringing the saga to a close.

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‘First Man’ Garners DNEG Fourth Oscar Win in Five Years

VFX supervisor Paul Lambert, DFX supervisor Tristan Myles, miniature effects supervisor Ian Hunter and special effects supervisor J.D. Schwalm receive Academy Awards for their contributions to director Damien Chazelle’s historical biopic.

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Framestore Delivers Dazzling VFX in Robert Zemeckis’ ‘Welcome to Marwen’

Creative studio’s advanced motion-capture technology and new pipeline for integrating live-action with CG dolls help director visualize true story of photographer Mark Hogancamp’s recovery from a vicious hate crime.