The early days of ILM, the practical-to-digital transition, and the latest innovations at the studio.
Volumetric capture, ILM in-depth, Unity’s virtual camera and a fireside with Tim Miller and Gretchen Libby.
Featuring StageCraft, younger Luke, Rancor and more.
A new article on the 30th anniversary of the film.
Universal has released this great featurette from ‘The Lost World: Jurassic Park’ with plate and final VFX shots.
“Bob had said to Meryl Streep: ‘Whatever Ken asks you to do, no matter how silly, just go with it. You can trust him.’ Because she must have been thinking, ‘What am I? What is this stupid thing?’” – Death Becomes Her visual effects supervisor Ken Ralston.
‘Light & Magic’: a review.
How ILM overhauled its feather system for ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’.
There are fully practical effects in the film, fully CG ones, and everything in between (and, yep, there’s even miniatures).
Universal has released these docos from the film’s DVD release, which include coverage of the VFX work by ILM.
This official featurette made a few years ago and now released by Universal showcases many of the practical effects dinos by Stan Winston Studio, the CG efforts by ILM, and the contributions from Phil Tippett.
The upcoming Disney+ 6-part doco on ILM.
“I’ve always told people that when you have a movie that’s fairly complicated be sure to have a talking pug dog in it, because then you can fix things after with the same pose.” – Eric Brevig, Men In Black visual effects supervisor.
The VFX studio also meticulously modeled a CG replica of the British Museum atrium.
Image Engine explains the meticulous roto, matchmoving and tracking involved.
It’s part 2 of our Twister chat.
Plus a look at those Hong Kong reverse shots.
Part 1 of our deep dive into the Jan de Bont film.
Behind ILM’s cloth sims for Count Dooku in ‘Attack of the Clones’.
A new featurette has been released showcasing ILM’s StageCraft virtual production tech, and other setups.
A chat about one person’s path in and beyond the visual effects industry.
Check out Berton Pierce’s chat with the amazing ILM model maker from the ‘Sense of Scale’ documentary.
Behind the scenes of that final episode sequence.
How ILM helped transform Kristofer Hivju into the beastly character in s2 of ‘The Witcher.’
VFX supervisor Daði Einarsson breaks down Basilisks, Eskel Leshy and Nivellen. After watching season 2 of The Witcher and seeing some of the great behind …
How the VFX studio helped craft the missile silo interiors for the film–it even included motion capture.
Destruction, sky diving and Red Room fighting.