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No More Knights Who Say Ni! VFXWorld

Realtime Demystifies Arthur’s Legend with ‘The Winter King’ VFX

VFX supervisor Sue Land discusses how the studio reimagined the legendary story, based on Bernard Cornwell’s ‘The Warlord Chronicles,’ aligning fantastical elements with plausible 6th century realism to visualize Sub-Roman Britain on the 10-episode MGM+ and ITVX fictionalized historical series.

On the Road to the Oscars VFXWorld

On the Road to the 96th Oscars: The Visual Effects Nominees

Take a deeper look at ‘The Creator,’ ‘Godzilla Minus One,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,’ ‘Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One,’ and ‘Napoleon,’ all vying for the Best Visual Effects Oscar at the 96th Academy Awards coming March 10, 2024.

VFX for Film Headline News

Union VFX Shares ‘Poor Things’ VFX Breakdown Reel

Studio creates ‘authentic artificiality’ for Yorgos Lanthimos’ BAFTA winning, Oscar-nominated feature starring Emma Stone, Mark Ruffalo, Willem Dafoe and Ramy Youssef.

Go Go Gojira! VFXWorld

‘Godzilla Minus One’ Breathes New Life into the Iconic Kaiju

Shirogumi VFX supervisor Kiyoko Shibuya helped deliver 620 shots, including the giant beast crushing the heavy cruiser Takao, all on a shoestring budget, in Takashi Yamazaki’s hit sci-fi thriller, nominated for a best VFX Oscar at this year’s Academy Awards.

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. 

Give Us More Ethan Hunt! VFXWorld

Declassifying the VFX of ‘Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One’

ILM, led by Simone Coco and Jeff Sutherland, delivered between 1,100-1,200 shots on the Christopher McQuarrie spy thriller, including a gunfight in an Abu Dhabi desert sandstorm, a Rome car chase, and fight atop a speeding train, and star Tom Cruise’s famed motorbike cliff jump.

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. 

Otherworldly VFX VFXWorld

‘The Changeling’ VFX: Grounding a Fairy Tale in New York City

VFX supervisor Greg Behrens discusses the production of otherworldly visuals on Kelly Marcel and Apple TV+’s supernatural thriller about a book dealer searching for his missing wife and son in the Big Apple. 

The Doctor is In Headline News

Painting Practice Shares ‘Doctor Who 60th Anniversary Special’ Design Reel

Studio delivers concept design, hybrid virtual production previs, postvis, motion graphics, and VFX design and supervision across all three anniversary episodes - ‘The Star Beast,’ ‘Wild Blue Yonder,’ and ‘The Giggle;’ work includes creating the Doctor’s all-new Tardis interior virtual reality asset and graphic language for his new Sonic Screen.

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.

VFX for features Headline News

VFX Breakdown: BlueBolt Creates 1793 ‘Napoleon’ Battlegrounds

Studio delivered 126 VFX shots to help realize Ridley Scott’s vision of Napoleon’s 1793 Siege of Toulon and his violent suppression of the Paris riots two years later. 

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.

Creating the Impossible Headline News

Watch: Ingenuity Studios’ ‘Black Cake’ VFX Breakdown Reel

The VFX house delivers 700+ shots across all 8 episodes of Season 1 of Hulu’s drama mystery series based on Charmaine Wilkerson's debut novel about a family wrapped in a murder mystery.

Boo! VFXWorld

Cinesite Goes All Mysterious for Kenneth Branagh’s ‘A Haunting In Venice’

Production VFX Supervisor Artemis Oikonomopoulou talks ghosts, cryptic water messages, and 1947 Venice, along with lots of invisible effects – and some CG bees – on the director’s third outing as famed Belgian detective Hercule Poirot in the latest cinematic adaptation of an Agatha Christie novel.

Harrison Ford Can Still Whip it Up! VFXWorld

Soho VFX Heads to Fez for ‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’ Visual Effects

The studio delivers 235 shots for the fifth installment in the ‘Indiana Jones’ franchise, including a frantic tuk-tuk chase sequence through the streets of Tangiers, Morocco.

VFX Magic Headline News

MPC Shares ‘Transformers: Rise of the Beasts’ VFX Breakdown Reel

See how the leading visual effects studio delivered 896 shots on Paramount Pictures’ newest entry in the ‘Transformers’ universe, including creating multiple large-scale full CG and digital set extensions, including one that transported the present-day New York skyline back to 1994.

We Want More Zombies VFXWorld

Wētā FX Flexes its Cordyceps in ‘The Last of Us’ VFX

Visual Effects Supervisor Simon Jung and Animation Supervisor Dennis Yoo talk clickers, bloaters, giraffes, and fungi, some of the captivating and ghastly visuals they helped produce for HBO’s critically acclaimed and wildly popular series, nominated for 25 Emmys including Outstanding Visual Effects in a Season or Movie.

Going Out on a Digital Limb Headline News

VFX Legion Amps Up the Terror in Lionsgate’s ‘Cobweb‘

The visual effects boutique delivers 225+ shots for the psychological thriller, adding to the tale’s horror with invisible effects, which included a 3D animated spider, digital limb replacements, and CG environments and set extensions.

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.

One Last Ride VFXWorld

Framestore Takes the Road to ‘Knowhere’ on ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’

Led by VFX Supervisor Stephane Naze, the company’s Montreal studio, alongside its London and Vancouver facilities, created Groot, Cosmo, their severed Celestial head HQ known as Knowhere, and the fight with Adam Warlock on Marvel Studios’ smash sci-fi adventure hit.

VFX Magic Headline News

MPC Shares VFX and Animation From ‘Transformers: Rise of the Beasts’

Studio created multiple large-scale full CG and digital set extensions, including one that transported the present-day New York skyline back to 1994; a team of 1,000+ artists across London, Montreal, Bangalore, LA, Toronto, and Adelaide delivered 896 shots, including 18 of the movie’s characters.

That Dang Quantum Realm! Headline News

RSP Heads to the Quantum Realm with ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania’ VFX

The Australian-based visual effects studio delivers 270 shots for Peyton Reed and Marvel’s MCU Phase 5 kick-off, including augmenting and then destroying the massive Celestium fortress and visualizing Kang’s 3D multiverse map.

VFX for TV Headline News

Goodbye Kansas Shares ‘See’ Season 3 VFX Breakdown Reel

Studio delivers 50 shots that include CG characters, digital water and explosions, plus set and crowd extensions on Apple TV+’s Emmy Award-winning post-apocalyptic dystopian drama.

Wakanda vs Talokan Headline News

WATCH: Digital Doman’s ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ VFX Breakdown Reel

The Oscar-winning VFX studio, using Maya and Houdini, delivered 500 VFX shots, including the film’s finale filled with crowds of digi-doubles on the deck, the hull, and in the water around the futuristic Wakandan stealth ship.

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