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After Effects 2013 Conference Preview (and Why You Should Be There)
This year’s After Effects Conference is quickly approaching, so we caught up with the producers of the event, FMC, to learn why this year’s learning jam session is one not to be missed.
Published on Monday, August 26, 2013 6:15 PM
Streaming’s Effects on Episodic Television
Network television had a pretty good run. For decades, TV producers perfected their formulas to maximize viewership through scheduled weekly episodes. Streaming services have permanently disrupted television’s model by dropping entire seasons at once, adding an entirely new dynamic to the game. There’s no turning back the clock; television as we know it is changing forever, and streaming services are taking the lead.
Published on Friday, March 9, 2018 10:00 AM
Inhance Digital Creates Scary Good Special Effects for NBC's Grimm
With the expansion of Inhance Digital's Visual Effects Department, their work has also expanded into the exciting fantasy world of NBC's, Grimm, inspired by the classic Grimm Brothers' Fairy Tales. Now entering into its fifth season, Jason Maynard from Inhance describes just how the team brings the fantasy world to life, how the effects are continuing to evolve and how Blackmagic Design Fusion Studio has helped.
Published on Monday, October 12, 2015 12:47 PM
Image Engine Talks 3 Tips to Help Better Manage Your Mid-Size VFX Studio
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.
Published on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 11:45 AM
Visual Effects Supervisor & President of BluFire Studios Talks Creating VFX for the CW's "The Outpost"
ProductionHUB sat down with President & Visual Effects Supervisor of BluFire Studios, Matt Hoffman, to talk about the CW’s new fantasy-adventure drama series The Outpost. Using Blackmagic Design’s Fusion Studio VFX and motion graphics application, his team created other-worldly characters.
Published on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 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
Method Studios Demolishes Downtown Los Angeles in "San Andreas"
The action thriller "San Andreas," now in theaters, is packed with catastrophic destruction, achieved in part through 247 complex visual effects shots executed by Method Studios facilities. As one of the main visual effects vendors on the film, Method was responsible for the entire downtown Los Angeles sequence, in which an earthquake decimates the city, and also contributed to the San Francisco sequence.
Published on Monday, June 15, 2015 10:23 AM
Cinematographer Hagen Bogdanski Portrays the Human Core in the Remake of the 1973 Film "Papillon"
A remake of the 1973 film of the same name, Papillon tells the epic story of Henri “Papillon” Charrière, a safecracker who, after wrongly convicted of murder, must escape the infamous French prison colony of Devil’s Island. The film tells a thrilling, brutal story of survival as the characters fight both the elements and the encroaching effects of isolation-induced insanity. Cinematographer Hagen Bogdanski shares his process in shooting the film, and how he dealt with the elements to find the emotional human core at the center of the story.
Published on Friday, August 31, 2018 10:00 AM
4 Tips for Making the Most out of Your Lighting Setup on the Most Extreme Sets
Lighting is the secret weapon in any production; it sets the scene and tells the audience how they should be feeling with dramatic lighting effects generating intrigue. On lower-budget productions it can also position them and tell them where they are; warmer light with added gels can create a rich chocolate tone to be used in period dramas for example.
Published on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 10:00 AM
The multitude of VFX techniques in creating the realism for Damien Chazelle's First Man
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.
Published on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 10:00 AM
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