A deep dive with Hugo and Ian on an old-school film and old-school VFX techniques.
01:00 – 2010: The Year We Make Contact
46:28 – Are miniatures dead?
50:32 – Interstellar miniatures
51:06 – The Mandalorian Razor Crest
55:48 – Stop motion animation studios (Laika)
57:40 – Moon miniatures
1:00:58 – First Man miniatures
1:07:57 – Blade Runner 2049 LAPD city miniatures
1:14:22 – Tenet miniatures
1:17:14 – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood miniatures
01:21:28 – Wrap up
There’s also the visual podcast version on YouTube, embedded here.
Cinefex #20 – an entire amazing issue on 2010. This is out of print but available on their iPad edition.
Coverage at befores & afters on miniatures
Berton Pierce’s Sense of Scale interviews – amazing resource about miniature effects
Weta Workshop’s Blade Runner 2049 miniatures
DNEG’s visual effects for First Man, including a look at the miniatures
ILM’s Razor Crest behind the scenes
Tweet by @vashikoo on the models in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
Ian Hunter, director and miniature effects supervisor