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How they did the Effects in Prometheus

Published in Technology & Computing

It's a little late perhaps (the film was released in June 2012), but we came across this fantastic VFX breakdown for Prometheus. Early warning: There's a very big spoiler in it and this article - just in case you haven't seen the film yet

French VFX Facility BUF Compagnie to make software public

Published in Post & VFX

A French Revolution:The name BUF Compagnie is not always the first company to leap to mind when one thinks of the world’s top VFX houses, but you’ve been living under a rock if you haven’t been dazzled regularly by the company’s work. And soon, reports guest author Neal Romanek you will be able to buy the software that produced it. 

VFX news from Europe's IBC

Published in Post & VFX

Red-shark's VFX columnist, HaZ, reports on Visual Effects developments at Amsteram's IBC this year.

How do you make a comic book superhero film set in New York? The answer is that you don't make it in New York. Instead, you shoot it in a green-screen studio in New Mexico

Adding intentional damage to your video

Published in Post & VFX

Have you ever thought about the close connection between electric guitars and modern post production techniques? It's just possible that you haven't. After all, resemblance between a Marshall amplifier and DaVinci colour grading console is minimal, to say the least

Here are some fascinating things that we learned from our sessions at London's Broadcast Video Expo

Everyone knows about Boris Effects. And, if you're old enough, you'll remember that in the mid to late 90s, it was suddenly possible to create amazing effects and transitions on the slow and clunky NLEs of the time - that looked like they cost a million dollars to produce

This human consciousness would represent humanity, if contact was made with other life forms out there

In part 2 of this series, experienced VFX Supervisor HaZ looks at the right and wrong ways to approach studios when you're looking for work

In the final installment of Peter Jackson’s video blog, the director introduces The Hobbit’s post crew, while the team scrambles to complete the film.

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