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The History of VFX Part Two: The Model Men

Published in Technology

From World War II to the 1980s, the model men and the optical effects units held sway in the world of movie VFX. Computers were on the way, but first the world's effects teams had to deal with the little problem of colour. By Andy Stout.

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

Scorcese's punk rock visual effects

Published in Post

Still believe The Wolf of Wall Street is an Old-School Rags-to-Riches tale? Think Again

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.

The History of VFX Part V: Optical Effects

Published in Production

Having charted the story of VFX in cinema in the first four parts, Andy Stout turns his attention to detailing the various techniques used over the past century, starting with optical effects. Dismiss them at your peril; after all this is how they made 2001

The Indie Movie Director and the $500m Blockbuster

Published in Post

For those wielding a semi-pro video camera and dreaming that one day they just might make it as the next Spielberg, look no further than Gareth Edwards and his recent monster hit, Godzilla.

Understanding Lightworks VFX

Published in Post

Gary Hango, an expert in video effects and processing, is also an enthusiastic Lightworks user. In this series, he introduces the basic concepts of VFX, and leads you towards writing your own effects for Lightworks

 

 

In Part 3 of this 3 part series, HaZ, our VFX correspendent, talks about Networking; not about IP addresses and routers, but getting to know the people you need to know

Open Source VFX Training

Published in Business

Redshark’s VFX Columnist -HaZ interviews the founder and man behind the VFX Learning Open Source Project, an idea that could well be a game changer in the visual effects industry especially as demand for talent is ever increasing

Thunderbirds are Go...Again

Published in Production

Recently at Red Shark Towers a friend sent us a link to an HD scan of the title sequence from the iconic UK children's TV series, Thunderbirds. Proving that smooth CGI and eye-popping VFX isn't always necessary, this show has obsessed generations in the UK, despite the fact that it was essentially a puppet show with a few explosions in.

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