VFX Producer Brian Shows and Post Producer David Frew helped Framestore, MPC, Outpost VFX and beloFX deliver 2,600 visual effects shots across 8 episodes of the Prime Video show, conjuring up a host of magical visuals depicting different aspects – earth, water, fire, air, and spirit - of the One Power.
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The series, which follows Pablo Schreiber’s Master Chief as he leads his team of elite Spartans against the alien threat known as the Covenant, returns to the streamer on February 8.
The hit series, based on Isaac Asimov’s famed Hugo Award-winning sci-fi trilogy, will continue to riff on Dr. Hari Seldon’s mathematical predictions; Season 1 and 2 are streaming now.
Based on Bethesda Softworks’ popular dystopian video game franchise, the Prime Video original series centering on Vault 33 in Los Angeles premieres April 12, 2024.
Based on George R.R. Martin’s ‘Fire & Blood,’ the series follows House Targaryen 200 years before the events of ‘Game of Thrones;’ the second installment debuts Summer 2024 on HBO and streams on Max.
Produced in partnership with ILM and narrated by Morgan Freeman, Netflix’s new documentary series uses the latest technology and science to resurrect creatures long extinct as it follows life’s epic battle to conquer and survive on planet earth.
The prequel to the popular film franchise sees Ted, whose fame has passed, living with and being an awful influence on best friend John; all 7 episodes stream January 11.
The ‘WandaVision’ spinoff follows the witch as she finally breaks free of the spell that trapped her, though she must get her powers back with the help of an unlikely friend or two; series premieres Fall 2024 on Disney+.
No reason is given for the decision on the mockumentary-style series, which debuted this past May and features The Electric Mayhem Band taking their act on the road and coming face-to-face with the current-day music scene, including special guests Paula Abdul, Steve Aoki, David Bizarro and many others.
Set in 1993, the prequel to Seth MacFarlane’s popular film franchise sees Ted, whose fame has passed, living with and being an awful influence on best friend John; all 7 episodes premiere on January 11.
‘Agent Elvis,’ ‘Farzar,’ and ‘Captain Fall’ have been canned after one season each, joined by the dark fantasy novel adaptation ‘Shadow and Bone’ and the Kim Cattrall-led ‘Glamorous.’
AWN and VFXWorld's final programming update shares even more big title reveals and announcements for 10 of the streamer’s upcoming film and series projects, including ‘Damsel,’ ‘Dead Boy Detectives,’ ‘Exploding Kittens,’ and ‘Terminator: The Anime Series.’
The programming updates come in hot for a second day, with even more exciting reveals and announcements for 15 of the streamer’s upcoming film and series projects, including ‘3 Body Problem,’ ‘Masters of the Universe: Revolution,’ ‘Blue Eyes Samurai,’ and ‘The Witcher: Sirens of the Deep.’
A week of programming-reveal mayhem kicked off with exciting announcements for 11 of the streamer’s upcoming film and series projects, including ‘Ultraman Rising,’ ‘Arcane,’ and ‘Jurassic World: Chaos Theory.’
Geeked Week delivers again… ‘Game of Thrones’ creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss present an epic series that redefines sci-fi drama with its layered mysteries, streaming March 21, 2024.
In another exciting announcement from Geeked Week ’23, the ‘Sandman Universe’ live-action series following two mystery loving ghosts was officially confirmed a with teaser trailer and first look photos.
This highly anticipated 9-episode limited series, starring Austin Butler and Barry Keoghan, follows the brave men of the 100th Bomb Group – the Bloody Hundreth – as they conduct perilous bombing raids over Nazi Germany, grappling with frigid conditions, lack of oxygen, and the sheer terror of war at 25,000 feet; show debuts January 26, 2024.
Nick Tarabay returns as Ashur, back from the dead and running the gladiator school once owned by Batiatus, with series creator Steven S. DeKnight serving as showrunner and executive producer.
The gritty, action-packed dramatic series that follows anti-hero Maya Lopez as she runs from a criminal empire debuts all its bingeable episodes at once January 10, 2024 on both Disney+ and Hulu.
This and a Diet Coke… what else do you need? Directed by Wes Ball and starring Owen Teague, Freya Allan, Kevin Durand, Peter Macon and William H. Macy, the newest chapter of the storied franchise comes to theaters Spring 2024.
Set in the world of the beloved 1982 cult classic, the upcoming show will be executive produced by Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey for Amblin Television.
The 10-episode Captain Nemo origin story, starring Shazad Latif, pulled from the Disney+ slate in August due to cost cutting, will now air on AMC and AMC+ in 2024; VFX studios include Cinesite, Cumulus VFX, Firebrand VFX, Future Associates, Jellyfish Pictures, MISC Studios, MPC, and Outpost VFX.
For Production VFX Supervisor David Van Dyke, Season 2 of Taika Waititi’s hit Max series saw fewer visual effects shots but more efficient virtual production that included use of a library of panoramic background location and sky shots as well as a re-configured LED Volume, known as the ‘J.’
Watch the VFX breakdown reels showcasing how the studio delivered 236 shots on 20 sequences, including the creation of the Jackapace and the Pit Monster.