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
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.
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
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.