Articles tagged in "vfx"

John Hewitt — Pre- and Post-Production Veteran

How this multiskilled artist went from car design to VFX and previz via “I, Robot”, “Alice Through the Looking Glass” and “Godzilla: King of the Monsters.”

Kurt Lawson — Compositing Supervisor

Award-winning photographer and compositor on Guardians of the Galaxy and Edge of Tomorrow, talks ghostly pirates, killer drones, moving rocks...and pineapples.

Joe Farrell — Co-Founder and Creative Director, Tangerine Apps

Academy Award-nominated VFX artist tells Chris how he’s taken his experience from blockbusters The Wolf of Wall Street and The Jungle Book into virtual reality.

Blowing up the house

Gnomon student Weiyo Sha blew us away with his explosive animation of an old house. Here’s how he used V-Ray and Phoenix FD as his weapons of CG destruction.

Kelly Port & Matthew Butler — Digital Domain

VFX vets on the serious fun of Digital Domain's input on everything from Titanic to Thanos — plus what it’s like to work with the biggest names in Hollywood.

© MARVEL 2018
Digital Domain on Thanos: The devil is in the detail

Learn how V-Ray helped Digital Domain maximize the level of detail on Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War and render some of the film’s most challenging moments.

Hal Hickel — ILM

From singing raisins to raising the dead: ILM animation director talks ethics, uncanny valleys — and animatronic teddy bears.

Geoffrey Baumann — VFX Supervisor, Marvel

Black Panther’s VFX supervisor reveals how he worked his way up to this crucially important role.

Four-years, 210 all-CG shots. The film that changed VFX workflows

Before “real-time ray tracing” was sexy: CONSTRUCT is the proof that a small team of top talent can literally change the future of VFX workflows.

Aaron Kupferman

The Meg and Avengers: Infinity War compositor on the relationship between CG artists and photographers.

Ken Ibrahim

From SEGA to Star Wars: The incredible origins story of a visual effects Jedi.

ScanlineVFX Black Panther© Marvel Studios 2018
ScanlineVFX takes Black Panther visuals over the edge

For Black Panther's most climactic moments, ScanlineVFX turned to Flowline and V-Ray to simulate and render the perilous backdrop of Wakanda's Warrior Falls.

Darren Hendler & Ron Miller — Digital Domain

Digital Domain’s digital human experts discuss the incredible work which went into Avengers’ Thanos

Steve Blakey

VFX vets talks software, swimsuits — and Scott Ross

Jesse James Chisholm

After Black Panther and Ready Player One VFX supervisor tells you everything you need to know about working on set in the movies

Butterfly Effects

Graduation project When John Goes Outside is a short film with a big message. We talk to the students who created it.

Colin Green

The long history of how the art of Previs revolutionized the entire film industry

Sebastien Deguy — Allegorithmic

The happy accidents which have made Substance software a dream for CG artists

Dan Thron — Martini Giant — Blade Runner 2049

Do androids dream of electric sheep? Chris and Dan pore over seminal sci-fi sequel of Blade Runner

Vlado — V-Ray Next

Chris spends some time with Vlado getting the lowdown on V-Ray Next

Viki Chan — Digital Domain

Behind the scenes of Black Panther, Fast & Furious 8, and Beauty and the Beast with this on-set data integration lead

Greg Teegarden – Digital Domain

From the jurassic era to outer space and the high seas with VFX supervisor Greg

Daniel Thron & David Tracy – Martini Giant – The Last Jedi

Welcome in the new year with an epic discussion of the highs and lows of the latest Star Wars episode

Maxx Burman – Kitbash3D

Get into the creative business with KitBash3D founder, VFX artist, game developer and businessman Maxx