• Big Screen Effects (40 ARTICLES)

  • Big Screen Effects: LAIKA Studio’s Missing Link, New Interview, Articles

    August 20, 2020

    Missing Link is a new stop-motion/CG animated feature from LAIKA Studio and director/writer Chris Butler. LAIKI Studio also did Coraline and ParaNorman.

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  • Midweek Motivation: Midway VFX Breakdown – Cebas thinkingparticles

    March 4, 2020

    Scanline VFX created much of the destructive visual effects in the movie Midway with the help of Cebas thinkingParticles.  Check out the VFX breakdown video and read an interview with Scanline VFX Supervisor Laurent Taillefer, and watch an interview with Joe Scarr, Scanline VFX artist, to learn how it was done.

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  • Midweek Motivation: 1917 – Behind The Scenes – Creating the Look of a Continuous Take

    January 29, 2020

    Sam Mendes’ epic war movie 1917 has raised the bar in the world of film making by creating a movie that looks like it was all done in one take.  How did they do that?  Read on to find out.

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  • Big Screen Effects: Ford v Ferrari #midweekmotivations

    December 18, 2019

    I finally saw Ford V Ferrari a couple of weeks and it’s an exciting historical film featuring lots of auto racing. The VFX were seamless in this film and you didn’t even notice them.

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  • Big Screen Effects: Ad Astra Moon Rover Scene

    October 16, 2019

    I saw Ad Astra when it first came out. Although I generally did not like the movie, the space scenes and visual effects were incredible.

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  • Big Screen Effects: Men In Black: International

    September 4, 2019

    Men In Black: International is known for great visual effects from WETA Workshop, DNEG, Method Studios, Sony Pictures Imageworks VFX, and more.

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  • Big Screen Effects: Disney’s Christopher Robin VFX

    August 28, 2019

    Christopher Robin was a 2019 Oscar Nominee for Visual Effects. In a category usually brimming with sci-fi and super hero films, Christopher Robin is full of ‘invisible’ VFX.

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  • Midweek Motivations: Ruben Brandt, Collector

    March 20, 2019

    I saw Ruben Brandt, Collector last weekend, not knowing what it was about before walking into the theatre. It’s a wild ride and very stylish!

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  • Big Screen Effects: Solo: A Star Wars Story

    December 19, 2018

    There are some new behind the scenes videos from ILM that have come out in the past weeks, and whether you liked the film or not, you can’t deny that the visuals are spectacular and a lot of work went into them. Here are a few videos and some articles about the visual effects in Solo: A Star Wars Story.

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  • Big Screen Effects: Ant-Man and the Wasp Visual Effects

    August 22, 2018

    “Ant-Man and the Wasp” is exactly how I like my superhero films – not taking itself seriously. In the film, high tech suits give the superheroes the strength and size of an ant and a wasp, with lots of comic hi-jinx and special effects. Plus, I love Paul Rudd. Watch some behind the scenes videos and read some interviews about the miniature effects were created.

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  • Big Screen FX: Deadpool 2

    July 11, 2018

    Deadpool is back in Deadpool 2, as he tries to save a young boy with supernatural powers from Cable, a time traveling cyborg.  The jokes in DP2 are better, the action is bigger and the VFX…well..of course that’s bigger and better too!  Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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  • Big Screen Effects: Peter Rabbit

    June 6, 2018

    Peter Rabbit is a hybrid CG/Live-Action feature from Sony and Animal Logic starring Domhnall Gleeson, as the young Mr. MacGregor, and the voice of James Corden as Peter Rabbit.
    This film has it all: the voice talent is phenomenal, the writing is funny, the soundtrack is great, and the CGI is adorable. My daughter was a huge fan of the Beatrix Potter books when she was little so we’ve been longtime fans of Peter Rabbit, and the film did not disappoint. It was fun to watch, even for adults, with some creative use of animated sketches. Here are some behind the scenes videos and information about what went into this film.

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  • Big Screen FX: Ready Player One

    May 30, 2018

    From the OASIS, to the avatars, to the Delorean and beyond, there are loads of VFX in the fun, futuristic thrill ride that is “Ready Player One.”

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  • Big Screen Effects: Avengers: Infinity War

    May 30, 2018

    So many film and VFX websites have featured VFX Supervisor interviews and behind the scenes looks at Avengers: Infinity War. Here is a roundup of some great content about Avengers latest film.

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  • Big Screen Effects: Isle of Dogs

    April 11, 2018

    Wes Anderson’s stop-motion ‘Isle of Dogs’ is a story of a 12-year old boy looking for his dog on a canine-only Japanese island. Go behind the scenes to see what it took to bring this lovable tale to life. Plus, with big names like Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Scarlett Johansson and more, voicing some of the dogs, it’s sure to win you over.

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