VFX supes Kelly Port and Matthew Butler, who started in the very early days at Digital Domain, reflect on the visual effects studio’s longevity, which began with films like True Lies and Apollo 13.
The VFX studio has posted its reel, which looks at main creature work and environments.
Digital Domain has released its reel for the single-shot, and the plates, compositing work, stitches, and CG elements are fascinating to look at.
The VFX studio’s reel showcases the sub at sea and parachuting sequence.
How Digital Domain has adopted deep learning and AI into its visual effects toolsets.
Both studios have published some fantastic VFX breakdowns of their work.
UPDATED: How the ‘Ant-Man: Quantumania’ visual effects team turned Corey Stoll into a cybernetically enhanced creature with an oversized head.
The Commodore Amiga 4000/040 was used by Digital Domain to help craft effects shots and review miniature shoots for Titanic, Apollo 13 and True Lies.
VFX supervisor Rob Legato looks back on 25 years since the film was released. And yes we talk about Propeller Guy!
How Digital Domain helped craft Wakanda Forever’s ship attack.
And how one hilarious moment in ‘Black Adam’ done by the VFX studio didn’t make it to the theatrical cut.
How new developments in the studio’s Masquerade and Charlatan tools were part of its digital human work for She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.
Really cool to see digi-double asset builds and environments, and more.
The breakdown deals with new realms, the Sinister Sanctum, Wanda, cloaks and more.
Behind this super-crazy moment in Morbius.
‘You know, Mark, I don’t want to do these ‘fancy panning around and seeing the whole world shots’. I’d much rather set a camera looking down a street, having a cab rush towards me, and cut as it passes by, and then cut to a reverse of it passing by, and construct my film that way.’
Behind the scenes in this latest episode.
Including the Dock Ock vs Spidey overpass battle.
We try to get to the bottom of the first comp done at Digital Domain in their tool.
One shot even saw Digital Domain replace a real car with a CG one going through real water barrels.
Build a city, destroy a city, and put Ryan Reynold’s head on a body builder’s shoulders.
Destruction, sky diving and Red Room fighting.
‘No Way Home’s’ VFX supervisor on crafting the Mirrorverse, orchestrating 3 different Spideys, and whether they could access any old 3D models from the past films (hint: no).
Pixar, DNEG, Weta Digital, Digital Domain and more.
Showcasing their compound and other work.
Including how they made that opener.
A look behind the scenes at films like ‘Zodiac’ and ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.’