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American Horror Stories VFX Supervisor John Decker Reveals Seamless Visual Macabre Magic 

September 2, 2021 | By
American Horror Stories VFX Supervisor John Decker Reveals Seamless Visual Macabre Magic 

If you’re at all squeamish, then perhaps the American Horror Story anthology series is not your binging jam. On the other hand, if you crave the sight of blood, gore, and the macabre, then you have found your home with the Ryan Murphy family. The recent offering, American Horror Stories (AHS) and American Horror... »

Ncam Introduces Two New Studio Locations in Prague and Rio de Janeiro

September 2, 2021 | By
Ncam Introduces Two New Studio Locations in Prague and Rio de Janeiro

Ncam, creators of the world’s most advanced real-time camera tracking technology, announced the opening of two new locations built to support the growing demand for smart stages and training facilities in Europe and Latin America. Located in Prague and Rio de Janeiro, the new premises add to Ncam’s existing London and Los Angeles bases,... »

Free Guy: Digital Domain CG Supervisor Bob White on Helping to Build Free City

August 31, 2021 | By
<em>Free Guy</em>: Digital Domain CG Supervisor Bob White on Helping to Build Free City

A movie set in a computer game world, as Ryan Reynolds’ Free Guy is, with its main environment of Free City, obviously requires a lot of visual effects work by a number of different houses. One of the primary houses working on Free Guy is Digital Domain, who has also contributed to Marvel Studios’ Loki... »

RSP Profiles Its Junior Look Development Artist, Bridget Dinning

August 30, 2021 | By
RSP Profiles Its Junior Look Development Artist, Bridget Dinning

As a Junior Look Development Artist at Adelaide, Australia’s Rising Sun Pictures (RSP), Bridget Dinning is part of a team responsible for the aesthetic aspects of visual effects. Her job requires highly-developed technical skills and a discerning artistic eye to ensure that 3D characters, objects, environments and other assets are consistent in terms of color, lighting... »

Emmy Watch: Lovecraft Country’s Bold and Daring Visual Effects

August 26, 2021 | By
Emmy Watch: <em>Lovecraft Country</em>’s Bold and Daring Visual Effects

From creator Misha Green comes HBO’s supernatural period piece Lovecraft Country. The show, based on the 2016 novel by author Matt Ruff, explores the combined concepts of horror fiction and racism. The series follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) and Leti Lewis (Jurnee Smollett) as they battle racism and monsters in the 1950s while attempting... »

Jungle Cruise: Weta Digital’s Luke Millar on Creating the Environments… and Proxima

August 23, 2021 | By
<em>Jungle Cruise</em>: Weta Digital’s Luke Millar on Creating the Environments… and Proxima

Walt Disney Studios’ Jungle Cruise, directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, is an absolutely magnificent big-screen action-adventure, starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt, as riverboat Captain Frank Wolff and Dr. Lily Houghton, who take a voyage together down the Amazon River in search of the Tears of the Moon, a form of fauna with incredibly curative aspects.... »

The Nevers: Scanline VFX Supervisor Justin Mitchell on his Emmy-Nominated Visual Effects

August 12, 2021 | By
<em>The Nevers</em>: Scanline VFX Supervisor Justin Mitchell on his Emmy-Nominated Visual Effects

The Nevers is complicated, complex and fantastical, with aliens blessing/cursing “touched” ladies in Victorian London with kickass powers. Only, the men don’t welcome the freshly empowered women. In fact, they hunt them down. Enter a touched, butt-kicking tandem, Amalia (Laura Donnelly) and Penance (Ann Skelly), who defend and shelter the gifted but endangered “orphans.” ... »

The Green Knight: Weta Digital’s Eric Saindon on the VFX for David Lowery’s Arthurian Epic

August 10, 2021 | By
<em>The Green Knight</em>: Weta Digital’s Eric Saindon on the VFX for David Lowery’s Arthurian Epic

One of the things that immediately jumps out at anyone who watches David Lowery’s new Arthurian epic, The Green Knight, is how amazing the entire film looks with so much exemplary work by Lowery’s entire crafts team and crew in order to recreate those medieval times.  The film follows Dev Patel’s Sir Gawain, as he’s... »

Rising Sun Pictures’ VFX Supervisor Julian Hutchens Emmy Nominated for The Boys

August 5, 2021 | By
Rising Sun Pictures’ VFX Supervisor Julian Hutchens Emmy Nominated for <em>The Boys</em>

The Boys has been nominated for Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Season Or A Movie, Primetime Emmy®. Rising Sun Pictures (RSP) VFX Supervisor Julian Hutchens, was named alongside VFX Supervisor Stephan Fleet, VFX Producer Shalena Oxley-Butler, VFX Coordinator Kat Greene, On Set VFX Coordinator Rian McNamara, SPFX Coordinator Tony Kenny, VFX Supervisor Steve... »

Flame Artist Michael Anderson Joins Flavor

August 2, 2021 | By
Flame Artist Michael Anderson Joins Flavor

The leaders from creative production studio Flavor are very proud to announce the addition of Michael Anderson to their Chicago staff in the position of Flame Artist. The announcement was made by Flavor’s Executive Producer Neal Cohen. Having risen to the role of Flame Artist with Filmworkers back in 2009, Anderson has been a... »