From Spider-Verse to Transformers to the Little Mermaid: how bespoke tools brought these films to life.
Cinesite adopted new workflows to bring more flexibility to its creature pipeline for the latest incarnation of ‘The Witcher’. A new excerpt from issue #13 of befores & afters magazine.
Framestore took the domesticated bishop’s claw in Foundation to a new level. Read this excerpt from issue #13 of befores & afters magazine.
Mixing practical and digital to create the hybrid creatures in ‘Sweet Tooth’: an excerpt from befores & afters magazine.
How a trip to the fish markets helped Scanline VFX deliver this fearsome creature in ‘Meg 2: The Trench.’ Read a new excerpt from issue #13 of befores & afters magazine.
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Why Neville Page turned to virtual production for his short, ‘Coalescence’.
How those Roddenberry Archive short films were brought to life.
Framestore’s Tim Webber on the lessons learned from his live-action/virtual production hybrid short, ‘FLITE’.
Go behind the scenes of Framestore’s latest short, FLITE, plus other shorts made with real-time tools.
Watch these new clips from FX WRX, and see more in befores & afters magazine.
How Digital Domain has adopted deep learning and AI into its visual effects toolsets.
Why Wētā FX changed its animation system and adopted new deep learning methodologies for ‘The Way of Water.’
How the new denoiser works.
Issue #1 is available right now as a print AND a digital Kindle e-book on Amazon.
Behind the system Wētā FX invented for ‘The Way of Water’.
The co-founder of Wonder Dynamics breaks down how the AI VFX tool Wonder Studio was made for storytellers.
100 pages on new AI tools, how VFX studios use machine learning.
On the set of Carnival Row with creature and make-up effects supervisor Nick Dudman.
Marrying practical miniatures with CG served perfectly on RRR’s dramatic bridge scene.
An excerpt from the practical effects issue of befores & afters magazine.
Spectral Motion breaks down their practical characters for ‘Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities’. An excerpt from befores & afters magazine.
Here’s how the performance capture tank was built.
Coverage of the latest in creature and make-up effects, miniatures and in-camera effects.
How Animal Logic implemented a new toolset for rig deformation on ‘DC League of Super-Pets’.
This latest issue focuses on feature animation.