• Midweek Motivation: Westworld Season 2

    Jun 06, 2018 Pixologic™ ZBrush®

    Westworld is an HBO series set at the crossroads of the near future and a re-imagined past, where humans can live out fantasies with artificially intelligent robots. Check out sculpts from the title sequence, learn how they made the Drone Hosts, see what’s in store for season 2 and more.

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  • Midweek Motivation: TV: MindHunter VFX

    Apr 18, 2018 Adobe After Effects CC for Teams & Businesses, Adobe Premiere Pro CC for Teams & Businesses

    In the Netflix drama, Mindhunter, 2 FBI agents delve deep into the psychology of murder as a precursor to the BSU. This series has some amazing, albeit invisible, visual effects created by Artemple, that are almost as mind-blowing as the idea of a Behavioral Science Unit within the FBI in the 1970’s. Plus see how Premiere and After Effects made the editors job easier.

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  • Big Screen Effects: Black Panther

    Mar 07, 2018

    Black Panther is one of the best films I’ve seen, with stunning visual effects, superb acting and a wonderful story line. Go behind the scenes of this blockbuster movie with VFX breakdowns, interviews, the crazy car chase and more, to learn what it took to bring Black Panther to the big screen. Warning: spoilers.

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  • Midweek Motivations: Sam Khorshid Interview, Mojin: The Lost Legend Trailer + VFX Breakdown

    Jan 24, 2018 cebas thinkingParticles for 3ds Max

    We’re packing a lot into this post. First, Edwin Braun of Cebas interviews VFX artist Sam Khorshid about his career, from Hollywood LA to Beijing, China, and from stereoscopic to procedural. He worked as VFX Supervisor on Mojin: The Lost Legend, a Chinese action film that looks awesome. We’re sharing the trailer for the film and VFX breakdowns too.

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  • Midweek Motivation: “Stranger Things 2”: Behind the scenes, VFX Breakdowns

    Dec 20, 2017

    Go behind the scenes of the modern day cult classic “Stranger Things” to see how the impressive visual effects were conceptualized and created.

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  • BSFX: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

    Dec 13, 2017 cebas thinkingParticles for 3ds Max

    Take a peak behind some of the amazing special effects created by ScanlineVFX and Rodeo FX for the film “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.”

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  • Midweek Motivation: Game of Thrones - In Depth

    Oct 25, 2017 iZotope RX 7 Standard

    Lots of Game of Thrones season 7 goodies here. There’s an interview with GOT previs supervisor Michelle Blok; iZotope talked about audio challenges with GOT audio engineers; there’s a plethora of VFX breakdowns; and even a podcast of the VFXShow discussing the series and finale.

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  • Big Screen Effects: Ghostbusters: VFX Breakdowns and More

    Sep 27, 2017

    Go behind the scenes of Ghostbusters with these VFX breakdown from Sony Pictures Imageworks, MPC, and Zero FX. Plus find out how they brought Slimer and the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man back to life, and more.

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  • Big Screen Effects: Valerian & The City of a Thousand Planets

    Sep 20, 2017 Pixologic™ ZBrush®

    Go behind the scenes of “Valerian & The City of a Thousand Planets”. This visually spectacular adventure film from Luc Besson, the legendary director of The Professional, The Fifth Element and Lucy, is based on the ground-breaking comic book series which inspired a generation of artists, writers and filmmakers.

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  • Midweek Motivation: Game of Thrones: Season 7 Making of Roundups

    Aug 23, 2017

    Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few years, you’ve at least heard of the HBO show ‘Game of Thrones.”  With it’s sweeping battle scenes, fire-breathing dragons, and tons of other VFX, we thought you might like to see how some of them from the latest season were created.

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  • Midweek Motivation: Del Toro’s “The Strain” Idents VFX Breakdown

    Aug 16, 2017

    Using a nice mix of practical textures and 3d effects, Materia and Onesize joined forces to create the visual identity for the fourth season of Guillermo del Toro’s vampire horror series, “The Strain.”

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  • Midweek Motivation: 12 Facts About 12 Monkeys - Folks VFX and Autodesk Maya, Arnold Renderer

    May 31, 2017 Autodesk Arnold Render, Autodesk Maya

    12 Monkeys is a series on the Syfy channel, now in it’s 3rd season, about a time traveler trying to stop a deadly plague. The show relies heavily on visual effects for both the look of the show and the story line itself. Sebastien Bergeron, Founder and VFX Supervisor at Folks VFX, offers 12 facts about this series, and the work he and his team did on it.

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  • Midweek Motivation: Boris FX | Sapphire | Mocha | Customer Reel

    May 17, 2017

    Boris FX has put together a sample of some of the work that was produced with Sapphire, Mocha Pro, and Continuum software for your viewing pleasure.

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  • Midweek Motivation: 25 Classic Before-After VFX Shots

    May 10, 2017

    Ever wonder how much of a shot is real and how much is VFX? IAMAG has put together 25 interactive, classic movie before and after shots so you can see just how much was “done in post.”

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  • Midweek Motivations: Manifest Destiny: The Lewis & Clark Musical Adventure with VFX Breakdown

    May 03, 2017 Adobe After Effects CC for Teams & Businesses, Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams & Businesses - All Apps, Adobe Photoshop CC for Teams & Businesses

    When I first saw this I didn’t think it was real! Not only is this cult musical comedy funny and intriguing, it contains some really nice visual effects. Director/VFX artist Anthony Parisi gives lots of great examples of his work.

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  • Big Screen Effects: Great VFX Breakdowns from 2017 Oscar-Nominated Films

    Mar 22, 2017

    Enjoy some VFX breakdowns from two major motion pictures that were both up for an Oscar nominations in 2016: Deepwater Horizon and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

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  • Inspiration: Natural Attraction Short Film and VFX Breakdown

    Feb 23, 2017 INSYDIUM X-Particles, Jawset TurbulenceFD for Cinema 4D, Maxon CINEMA 4D R20 License Server for Floating Licenses (to float 1-4 seats)

    This is a gorgeous short film project by Marc Zimmermann/Epic Scapes in which he used Cinema 4D and X-Particles. Marc has received an unbelievable number of awards for Natural Attraction. See it here plus the breakdown of his work.

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  • Midweek Motivation: Jackie VFX Breakdown

    Feb 15, 2017

    It’s time to take a quick break and check out the VFX breakdown of the movie “Jackie” from the French based VFX studio Digital District.

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  • Midweek Motivation: 2017 Oscar Nominees for VFX - Behind the Scenes

    Jan 25, 2017

    The Oscar Nominees for VFX have been announced and Digital Arts has compiled the five films and their VFX breakdowns, as well as a few of the other movies that made the previous top 20 list.

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  • Midweek Motivation: VFX Breakdown - The Walking Dead

    Oct 05, 2016

    Check out this VFX Breakdown of one of the shots Fido, an animation and VFX studio based in Scandinavia, did for season 6 of “The Walking Dead”.

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