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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. 

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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.

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Here Kitty Kitty: The Roaring VFX of ‘Beast’

VFX Supervisor Enrik Pavdeja, along with Framestore, BlackGinger, and The Third Floor, deliver a bloodthirsty, rogue, fully CG lion involved in 240 shots, including a number of enormously long 5,000-10,000 frame one-takes, on Baltasar Kormákur’s survival thriller.

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NVIZ Helps Visualize Sony’s ‘Morbius’ Supercreature Feature

By Dan Sarto | Friday, April 22, 2022 at 4:54am

Leading visualization company stitches together carefully planned stunt action with digital takeovers to provide crucial previs for several key sequences on Daniel Espinosa’s Marvel horror thriller. 

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Who Knew Road Runner Cartoons Inspired Hollywood’s First Jet Plane Film?

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 12:14pm

Watch a clip of Oscar winners Ben Burtt and Craig Barron sharing insights into the groundbreaking special effects on Humphrey Bogart’s 1950 film, ‘Chain Lightning,’ his last at Warner Bros.

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The Visual Effects of ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’: ILM Artists Take Us Back to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

ILM chief creative officer and senior visual effects supervisor John Knoll -- nominated for an Oscar alongside VFX supervisor Mohen Leo, animation supervisor Hal Hickel, and special effects supervisor Neil Corbould -- details the challenges of bringing the continuing saga of the Skywalker family to the big screen.

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MPC Heads into Deep Space for ‘Passengers’

Working alongside production VFX supervisor Erik Nordby, MPC VFX supervisor Pete Dionne and VFX producer Tomi Nieminen oversaw a team of around 600 artists to create more than 1,100 shots for director Morten Tyldum’s space adventure.

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Casey Schatz Talks Techvis on ‘The Martian’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 12:08pm

The Third Floor’s virtual production supervisor discusses high precision coordination for shooting actors, cameras, stunts, rigs and backdrops on Ridley Scott’s award-winning sci-fi adventure.