Johnny Depp, in character, joins Eddie Redmayne and Jude Law to tease ‘Harry Potter’ fans with Hall H presentation.
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From fiery photorealistic oil rig disasters and fractal geometry-based inter-dimensional mind-bending psychic excursions, to a digitally recreated Carrie Fisher as young Princes Leia, this year’s crop of ten best visual effects productions presented at the Motion Picture Academy represent another reminder of the breadth, depth and range of creative artistry and talent within the industry.
Led by VFX supervisor Andrew Morley, Cinesite delivers just under 100 shots for ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,’ including environments of prohibition-era Manhattan, set extensions and the creation of a magical dinner.
MPC returns to the world of Harry Potter, delivering 220 VFX shots including 3D environments of prohibition-era Manhattan, set extensions, magic effects, and the creation of three beasts: Demiguise, Occamy and Billiwig.
Under the lead of production VFX supervisor Christian Manz, Oscar-winning VFX house helps develop and animate a range of fantastical CG characters for J.K. Rowling’s new spinoff prequel to the Harry Potter franchise.
Deluxe Entertainment-owned VFX house contributes to the film’s opening and closing sequences in addition to environmental and creature work, as well as reimagining the look of the ‘apparate’ and ‘disapparate’ effects from the Harry Potter films through which a wizard magically teleports into or out of a scene.
Montreal-based visual effects studio adds CG creatures to its repertoire of VFX expertise, delivering nearly 200 shots for director David Yates’ action-adventure that elevate animal sequences to the look of a nature documentary.
Working with longtime collaborators director David Yates and VFX supervisor Tim Burke, Academy Award-winning VFX house delivers more than 700 shots for the new Warner Bros. adaptation, including complex jungle environments, digi-doubles, and intricate creature animation.