Behind the VFX of ‘American Born Chinese.’ American Born Chinese, now streaming on Disney+, is an adaptation of Gene Luen Yang’s graphic novel. In the …
How the tool came to be (including where the names came from).
That was just one of the major challenges Sony Pictures Imageworks had to tackle on the film.
Why Wētā FX changed its animation system and adopted new deep learning methodologies for ‘The Way of Water.’
Various VFX studio breakdowns and official making-of videos right here from Max, Weta FX, DNEG, Storm Studios, DD, ILPVFX and more.
Industrial Light & Magic’s Todd Vaziri digs into the details on ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ (and also delivers us a VFX masterclass on working with anamorphic plates).
A step-by-step guide from production visual effects supervisor Tim Burke on the making of the underwater scenes in the film.
From a fiery Vecna, to bone breaking teenagers.
On the film’s 30th anniversary, learn how the VFX studio was going to motion blur Tippett’s stop-motion puppets, before things went CG.
Behind the making of ‘Molli and Max in the Future.’
Behind Framestore’s CG dog Cosmo in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’.
How the new denoiser works.
Making the ActorCore ‘Run for Your Life’ pack.
How Framestore maintained proper eyeline direction for CG characters and characters that needed eye augmentation on ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.’
Put your visual effects brain to the test!
Plus, how a ‘simple’ paint shot on the show turned out to be one of Luma Pictures’ toughest.
A detailed chat on practical and visual effects, and planning big scenes for the show.
The next live event from Left Angle is Thursday June 8th.
Behind the cute Claynosaurz eco-system, and the tech used to realize10,000 ‘Clayno’ 3D animations.
Issue #1 is available right now as a print AND a digital Kindle e-book on Amazon.
How Imageworks built the planetoid inside and out.
It comes from National Geographic, revealing some of the bluescreen ‘tuning fork’ filming.
It’s the newest episode of the VFX Notes podcast!
Here’s how Wētā FX helped make it possible, and what things you should look out for in the background of the fight (hint: Blurp does some crazy stuff).
Behind the system Wētā FX invented for ‘The Way of Water’.
Turning the Barbican into a Star Wars building.
Behind the scenes of the train sequence.