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Drew Boughton, the production designer of Amazon's The Man in the High Castle, who was recently nominated for an Art Directors Guild Award for this past season. The series, which just released its third season, takes a look at what the world might be like had the outcome of World War II turned out differently. In this dystopian scenario, the Axis powers won the war, resulting in the United States being divided into three parts.
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.
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.
Oscar-nominated, Sundance and Cannes winning director/filmmaker Jessica Sanders talked to ProductionHUB about the challenges of breaking into the production industry and gave a behind-the-scenes look at her film, End of the Line, which premiered at Sundance earlier this year.
R-rated superhero movie, Deadpool, heated up the big screen last month, captivating viewers and fans of the comic book character, whose dark, twisted sense of humor takes him on a search to find the man who nearly destroyed his life. Rodeo FX, a team of creative, passionate people, devoted to VFX, had an extraordinary hand creating outstanding special effects. The studio, led by VFX Supervisor, Wayne Brinton, worked on complex sequences that included grotesque skin alterations, fire, set alterations and more. Wayne talked to ProductionHUB about the process, how he transformed Wade, and the ideas he brought to the table for the film.
Avengers: Endgame is the emotional culmination of twenty-two films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Such a high-stakes finale and intricate “time heist” storyline demanded that the entire creative team work in unison and deploy all the skills they’ve learned over the course of multiple films and both individual and intertwined story arcs. Cinematographer Trent Opaloch was an integral part of the team who helped weave this daunting cinematic production together. He spoke exclusively with ProductionHUB about his work with the film, his work with VFX and how he differentiated this film visually from the others.
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.
In indie filmmaking, overpreparation is the key to success. But as a first-time filmmaker on “Alvin,” there were unavoidable pitfalls that I encountered simply because of my lack of knowledge. While everyone's experience will be different, I hope that my 20/20 hindsight can be helpful to other independent filmmakers.
As recently as a couple of years ago, it was generally thought that immersive formats such as Dolby Atmos can only be used on big studio productions. Now, this is not necessarily true. Here’s a story of how a short passion project grew into a full-blown Hollywood production and how using Avid Pro Tools native support for Dolby Atmos allowed us to push the boundaries on a proof of concept.
There must be water on Mars, because there are definitely mermaids there.Independent production and animation company Athena Studios recently produced the short Mermaids on Mars, a stop-motion film based on Nancy Guettier's book. In the story, a young boy named Julian is magically transported to Mars, where he tries to stop an evil Martian from destroying the last of the planet's mermaids.