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Emmy-nominated) VFX work behind Amazon’s neo-futurist fable TALES FROM THE LOOP. Visual effects are of course key to any sci-fi story, but maintaining a balance with the naturalism of this one gave the VFX team more than enough to manage. Supervisor Andrea Knoll (a woman leading the VFX department, not that that should be a novelty anymore!) took point, enlisting the aid of Rodeo FX (Stranger Things 3, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan) as lead vendor. Over 700 VFX shots comprise a world that feels painterly, humanistic and lived-in yet sharp, tech-forward and brand new.
The visual effects industry is a turbulent place, but mid-sized studios can endure much like a larger global outfit or a nimble boutique if they place their focus in three core areas: technology development, specialization, and their people.
Search for the UK’s leading VFX studios on Google Maps. You’ll likely find your pointer launched into the hustle and bustle of London’s Soho hub.
Antoine Fuqua’s Southpaw tells the story of Jake Gyllenhaal's Billy 'The Great' Hope and his struggles not only inside the boxing ring, but also facing his inner demons to win custody back of his daughter. The film exudes both grit and glamour -from the lavish lifestyle of a pro fighter, to the hardships he faces in his personal life - and Fuqua wanted to convey absolute reality. Aside from the typical underdog fighter turns boxing champ story, Fuqua wanted to present boxing in its raw form, causing viewers to feel every jab as if they were in the ring.
The VFX team behind Showtime's hit series Escape at Dannemora, which swept up the best actress win at the Golden Globes, talked to ProductionHUB about their in-depth work recreating the places and events of one of the strangest jailbreaks in history.
TNT’s series Snowpiercer follows the survivors of Earth’s second ice age as they live on a train that travels the planet through snow and ice. The second season of the series further explores the desolate world outside of the train. FuseFX’s VFX supervisor behind season 2, Damien Thaller, talked to ProductionHUB about how the visual effects really help to build the frozen world outside of the train — which includes building a snowy, icy, and destroyed image of many different cities throughout the world. The VFX also helped create over 1000 train cars and the visuals of the train ploughing through so much frozen snow and ice.
Damien Chazelle’s feature, First Man, about the United States’ effort to land a man on the moon, took home the Oscar last night for the Outstanding Visual Effects category. Paul Lambert, part of the team who took home the Oscar in the category for Blade Runner: 2049 shared insights into the multitude of VFX techniques to create the film's realism.
Greg Anderson and John Miller, VFX supervisors for the upcoming HBO Max series The Flight Attendant. The series follows Cassie, a flight attendant played by Kaley Cuoco, who wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man – and no idea what happened. The dark comedic thriller is based on the novel of the same name by New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian.
We’re in a time when live actors share the screen with puppets and avatars, shows like The Orville are taking onscreen space travel to a whole new level, and armies of walking dead are taking over the streets of Atlanta. And with real-time rendering behind the scenes, post production crews are doing it all at the fastest pace of all time. It’s an exciting time to be in visual effects. With technology advancing rapidly and many of the previous obstacles falling away, it’s also a highly competitive and challenging time. For more on the subject, we talked to an industry veteran.
Significant Others, the creative finishing arm of UK-based creative editorial company Final Cut, is a bi-coastal collective of visual effects artists and other creatives specializing in commercial finishing. Best known for its commercial work, Significant Others also has a penchant and talent for finishing feature films, including the Academy Award-winning film “Moonlight.” We got the chance to speak with Producer Alek Rost about his experience working on the film, including what it was like to collaborate with Director Barry Jenkins and the tools his team used to give the film its unique look.