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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The VFX studio helps enhance the drama, add realism, and ensure continuity on Showtime’s legal drama starring Bryan Cranston as a disgraced judge, now airing and also streaming on Paramount+.
VFX supervisor Paul Santagada’s team used CG to build out and assemble the film’s physical Rust Bank Cemetery and Underworld sets, integrating plate elements, performance passes, secondary bits, and a bunch of fluid, smoke, breaths, and bubbles - delivering 275-300 shots across around 12 sequences on the stop-motion comedy horror film, now streaming on Netflix.
Studio serves as lead VFX vendor on Eric Garcia’s new nonlinear, eight-part Netflix crime series inspired by the true story of a $70 billion Manhattan bank heist during Hurricane Sandy; challenging effects-heavy shots included creating a swarm of digital bees to camouflage a character’s movements through a super-secure bank vault.
Working with DNEG and Distillery VFX, visual effects supervisor Brian Connor delivered almost 700 shots depicting intense aerial combat and a defining set of crash sequences in J.D. Dillard’s epic drama, based on the lives of U.S. Navy officers Jesse Brown and Tom Hudner.
The studio harnessed Maya and Houdini to deliver 500 visual effects shots, creating backgrounds for the film’s finale aboard a futuristic Wakandan stealth ship; with Houdini’s crowd tools, CG digi-doubles based on live-action footage of 20 stunt performers translated to 100s of warriors on deck, on the hull, and in the water.
German visual effects studio's highlight reel showcases their work on the new Marvel Studios and Disney+ series, including sonic blast weapons, smashing glass, and various ‘Hard Light’ and ‘embiggen’ effects.
The company’s creative team transformed footage shot in Atlanta into a Manhattan-bound hellscape for the streamer’s four-part miniseries based on the DC comic book series of the same name.
VFX supervisor Brian Kubovcik discusses his team’s work creating the devastated urban landscape of various famed New York locations, such as Chinatown and The Manhattan Bridge, in the new HBO Max miniseries, based on Brian Wood’s Vertigo comic series.
VFX supervisors Sebastian von Overheidt and Benoit De Longlee delivered 739 shots, including a 90-second sequence of heroes Nathan Drake and Chloe Frazer falling from a C-17 cargo plane flying over the South China Sea, in Ruben Fleischer’s action-adventure adaptation of the Naughty Dog videogame franchise.
Visual effects house produces 494 shots across 10 episodes on Season 2 of the Hulu comedy, helping to visualize Kat Dennings’ wild imagination and insecurities, a Disney 2D animated fairy tale parody, and of course… the Cat Lady.
VFX studio tackles a series of long, digitally stitched-together riverbed battle sequences in the Korean War drama, China’s most expensive, and highest grossing movie ever.
The VFX studio delivers over 400 shots, including each character’s elaborate CG suit formation effects, as well as Phastos’ holographic printing press used to create all manner of items.
The New York-based VFX studio produced matte paintings, smoke and fog, and other digital elements to give Joel Coen’s new film its stark, minimalist look and feel.
For the VFX supervisor and Alpha Studios founder, the need to ‘be so good they can’t ignore you’ has fueled her drive to succeed as a woman, Chinese immigrant, and wheelchair user, and advocate for others in an industry short on representation of those with visible, or non-visible, disabilities.
Studio shares visual effects breakdown reel showcasing rockets, explosions, fire and other action graphics replacement work they delivered across 516 shots on Netflix’s live-action sci-fi neo-noir adaptation of the famed anime.
Leading visual effects and animation house delivers over 750 shots across 20 sequences, including digidoubles, Carnage transformations, and the wraith Venom, on Andy Serkis and Sony Pictures Entertainment's serial killer symbiont sequel to its 2018 box office hit, ‘Venom.’
Leading visual effects house delivers 770 shots, including extensive full CG characters and environments, on Andy Serkis’ ‘Venom: Let There be Carnage,’ Columbia Pictures’ crazed symbiont sequel to its 2018 box office hit, ‘Venom.’
Visual Effects studio produces 527 shots on Peter Thorwarth’s harrowing tale of an airplane hijacking gone astray because of one passenger with an unnatural thirst for blood.
The leading visual effects studio delivers 450 shots, including key Time Variance Authority, Gobi Desert and The Expanse sequences requiring digital characters, CG set extensions and live-action plate integration, on Marvel Studios and Disney+’s raucous new MCU outing.
The award-winning visual effects company tackles the time-stage theater, time turner effect, time collar and time door, along with set extensions, meteors and dust effects from the destruction of Lamentis, on Disney+’s latest MCU episodic adventure.
Produced using Unreal Engine and innovative virtual production tools, the CG film is set in the same dystopian world as the ‘Zombie Army’ video game franchise; use of game assets allowed fast iteration and production timeframe.
VFX supervisor Nico Del Giudice walks through the studio’s background replacements and greening, as well as surgical gore replacement work, on the Peacock crime drama, based on the podcast of the same name, inspired by the true story of Dr. Christopher Duntsch and his reign of deadly surgical malpractice.
For VFX supervisor Rob Delicata, a much darker new season narrative meant more dramatic visual effects were needed to drive Alfred Pennyworth’s ongoing story of an alternate 60’s London embroiled in a devastating civil war.