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Fusion Studio & Flash Film Works Composite Action/Comedy ‘Barely Lethal’
Compositing for the new action/comedy summer film “Barely Lethal” was completed by Hollywood based VFX company Flash Film Works using Fusion Studio. Jeremy Nelson, a VES award winner and compositing supervisor at Flash Film Works, and his team used Fusion Studio to help create action sequences and fine tune camera moves for the film.
Published on Saturday, August 1, 2015 3:36 PM
Creating Action Sequences for The Boys with Stunt Coordinator Tig Fong
Tig Fong is an award-nominated stunt coordinator and director with over 30 years of experience in the industry as an actor, stunt performer, and stunt rigger. Inspired by role models Bruce Lee and Jet Li, Tig trained in various martial arts throughout his life. His current projects include NBC’s upcoming series ‘The Lost Symbol,’ FX’s ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ and Amazon’s ‘The Boys,’ which earned Tig earned his first Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series.
Published on Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:00 AM
A "Call to Action": Gravitas Helps Bring 'Foster Boy' to Life
Michael Trainer (Matthew Modine) is a high-powered corporate lawyer, estranged from his family and his humanity; Jamal Randolph (Shane Paul McGhie) is an angry young man who has been imprisoned after enduring years of abuse in the corrupt foster care system. If Michael and Jamal can overcome their differences, they may find justice for Jamal and expose the immorality of for-profit foster care. That's the synopsis for the highly anticipated film Foster Boy, directed by Youssef Delara. We got the chance to talk exclusively to the powerhouse company, Gravitas Ventures, which connects independent filmmakers and producers with distribution opportunities across the globe, about their work on the film—including writer Jay Paul Deratany, Producer Andrew Sugarman and DI & VFX Executive Producer Steve Bannerman.
Published on Thursday, October 15, 2020 10:30 PM
Building A Team-Oriented Motion Graphics Workflow
A motion graphics workflow differs in a lot of ways than your traditional live-action production. Here are the differences and variations when producing a motion graphics or animation piece.
Published on Friday, June 8, 2018 9:00 AM
Quantum Break, Keeping in Time with Mistika: A Chat with VFX Supervisor and Colourist Juan Ignacio Cabrera
The action-adventure video game market as we knew it changed forever when the sci-fi game Quantum Break was released worldwide in April this year. Developed by Remedy Entertainment, published by Microsoft Studios and produced by Lifeboat Productions, Quantum Break is a unique blend of traditional third person interactive gameplay and an integrated live-action television show featuring the actual actors of the characters whose outcome is affected by the player’s choices throughout the game.
Published on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 2:02 PM
Filmmakers Conquer Everest
Nick Heil, author of Dark Summit: The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season, discusses how the filmmakers for the film, Everest, in theaters on September 18th, set out to recreate the events of May 10, 1996, the challenges to film action scenes for actors Jake Gyllenhal, Josh Brolin and Jason Clarke and their experiences on set.
Published on Friday, September 4, 2015 10:00 AM
Want Corporate Video Success? Try these 8 Tips!
Let’s tee off some action items and take a streamlined approach going forward that’ll really push the envelope and leverage our success. Got your spreadsheets ready? It’s time to go corporate.
Published on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 10:50 AM
Raycom Sports Teams Up with Avid to Deliver a Multi-faceted Fan Experience
Keeping up with fan expectations for game day broadcasts can be challenging. Beyond the action on the field, viewers anticipate an immersive, fast-paced and entertaining experience that engages them across multiple media platforms.
Published on Monday, July 23, 2018 10:00 AM
Working with Blood on Costumes
In the Costume department, along with character and circumstance, we usually concern ourselves with fit and appearance. But injury effects take a whole other level of wardrobe prep. While the payoff for an effects shot done well can be invigorating, injury effects in action and inserts take resources, planning and collaboration.
Published on Monday, July 30, 2018 10:00 AM
A Race Against Time: Making the Most of Your Lighting on a One-Day Shoot
High speed, high impact, high expectations; the pressure was on to deliver an action-packed trailer for EA Sports’ Need For Speed Payback. RTS Award and BAFTA-winning director, Kevin Chapman, and his crew had just one day to film YouTuber, Blackpanthaa teaching British rapper Lethal Bizzle how to drift on the iconic Dunsfold Racetrack.
Published on Thursday, January 10, 2019 10:00 AM
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