VFX supe Pete Travers reflects on the early days of Dynamation.
…and why it was different in the teaser trailer.
Effects videos from the ‘Harry Potter’ series.
How the practical effect formed part of the film’s classic Colosseum scene.
Harrison Ellenshaw breaks down the planning, painting and compositing of the classic shot.
When real-time digital puppeteering and stop-motion combined.
How that miniature Fed building was built…and destroyed.
Key contributors to ‘Jurassic Park’s’ Dinosaur Input Device share their memories of working on the landmark film.
Phil Tippett explains how Dennis Muren and ILM made it happen…just.
Looking back at ILM’s evolution sequence for the film.
A deep, er, dive on the early ILM particle system tool, psys.
Well, those animatronic bioraptors lasted almost exactly 20 years.
The animated short was made at Blur Studio in 2004 – and it’s crazy fun.
The VFX of that steamy plankton-fuelled love scene, two decades on.
The VFX supe is being recognized at the upcoming VES Awards.
…and audiences went wild.
A short history of mouse fur at Sony Pictures Imageworks.
All about PDI and Eric Darnell’s ‘Gas Planet’.
‘The Rocketeer’ has a ton of incredible old-school VFX.
Before you see ‘Lady and the Tramp’, re-visit these landmark speaking animal effects.
Inside the old-school modeling process with Pixar’s Bill Reeves.
Jeffrey A. Okun reflects on the somewhat tumultuous VFX history of the classic sci-fi film.
Everything from Make Sticky to Body Sock and painting a grid onto Robert Patrick.
‘Casting’ a hand was a tricky job.
VFX crew from ‘Titanic’ reflect on the saddest character of them all.