the vfx show #128: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

By tscholton | August 4, 2011 | 2 Comments Play in new window Download Mike Seymour, Ian Failes and Mat Graham discuss the visual effects of the final film in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 This week was Potter Week at fxguide and were are replete… 14 Matches ( potter: 11 week: 3)

Harry Potter: The Magic of Double Negative

By Mike Seymour | August 1, 2007 | 1 Comment

…this week in our fxpodcast with Double Negative’s Paul Franklin. We also have notes from some other vfx shops involved in the movie. Double Negative was awarded the vast majority of shots on the fifth Harry Potter film, making this the largest film Double Negative… 22 Matches ( potter: 18 week: 4)

Harry Potter: The Magic of Double Negative

By | August 1, 2007 | 0 Comments Play in new window Download Harry Potter is one of the great publishing stories of our time and the Warner Brothers films have consistently produced Muggles gold. We provide our own Patronus to explain the true wizards behind Privet Lane, giants, and charms, as… 22 Matches ( potter: 18 week: 4)

fxpodcast: Harry Potter 7 Part 2 – Killing ‘He who shall not be named’

By John Montgomery | July 29, 2011 | Comments Off on fxpodcast: Harry Potter 7 Part 2 – Killing ‘He who shall not be named’ Play in new window Download To kick off Potter Week at fxguide, Mike Seymour has an in-depth discussion with Greg Butler, visual effects supervisor at MPC London, about Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. As Mike says in the interview, a few… 9 Matches ( potter: 7 week: 2)

fxpodcast: The Art of Grading Harry Potter – Peter Doyle

By John Montgomery | August 5, 2011 | 6 Comments Play in new window Download To finish off Potter week at fxguide (and part of a new series talking to the world’s greatest colorists), Mike Seymour has a frank discussion with Peter Doyle, Senior Supervising Colorist, about Harry Potter 7: Part 2. Mike had… 8 Matches ( potter: 7 week: 1)

Art of Stereo Conversion: 2D to 3D – 2012

By Mike Seymour | May 8, 2012 | 14 Comments

…done a few shots and odd pieces of stereo conversion for Harry Potter, they had never stereo converted a whole film. Cinesite did both the effects and the stereo conversion As it turned out, this was a gift, as Cinesite built an entirely new and… 12 Matches ( week: 8 potter: 4)

Fantastical effects and how to create them

By Mike Seymour | December 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

…Burke enjoyed was returning to the new film and seeing so many people from the earlier Potter films. Concept art Niffler was in the Harry Potter books but not in the films. They are referred to in a scene with Hagrid in the Goblet of… 10 Matches ( potter: 9 week: 1)

DNeg’s Gringott’s Dragon and Digi Hogwarts

By Ian Failes | August 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

…producer Dominic Sidoli about having worked on Deathly Hallows Part 2 and other Harry Potter films. fxg: Can you talk about managing the Potter VFX work from a production point of view? Sidoli: From a production point of view, the Potter movies have always been… 12 Matches ( potter: 11 week: 1)

Dark Shadows: retro old school VFX with a modern twist

By Mike Seymour | May 16, 2012 | 1 Comment

…stabilized, tracked and placed back in the lobby set as a ‘card’ and the floor and lighting added to feel the shot. The shot took a long time to get right. “Tim kept on saying, ‘You’ve gone too Harry Potter, too Harry Potter, you’ve gone… 8 Matches ( potter: 6 week: 2)

The Art of Digital Faces at ICT – Digital Emily to Digital Ira

By Mike Seymour | November 25, 2013 | 11 Comments

…over days if not weeks, but Digital Ira was talking to you – rendered in real time and shown the same week also on a new graphics card in real time at 4K on the NVIDIA booth. Digital Ira. In five short years the technology… 4 Matches ( week: 3 potter: 1)

The Greatest Game Ever Composited

By Mike Seymour | October 24, 2005 | 0 Comments

…still to be released Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Warner Bros) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Warner Bros) James Bond 007 Die Another Day (Eon Production) James Bond 007 The World Is Not Enough (Eon Production) James Bond 007 Tomorrow Never… 8 Matches ( potter: 4 week: 4)

Nominees for 3rd Annual VES Awards

By John Montgomery | January 14, 2005 | 0 Comments

The Visual Effects Society (VES) announced their nominees this week for their awards honoring oustanding visual effects in 19 categories of film, television, commercials, music videos and games. On January 22nd, VES will hold their “Big Reveal” — an oustanding event where VES members and… 7 Matches ( potter: 5 week: 2)

Dark Knight : Imax, Effects and That Bike

By Mike Seymour | July 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

The Dark Knight is a masterful film. There are brilliant performances, great direction and some magnificent visual effects. This week we cover lead facility Double Negative about their impressive IMAX batpod shots and how their work fits so seamlessly into this powerful dark masterpiece. Many… 3 Matches ( week: 2 potter: 1)

D.I.C.E. 2013 VFX: Master Chief, a portal gun and some arrows…

By Mike Seymour | February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

…Beach LA. Locktix do a lot of 911 work, but for this project they were brought in early one or two weeks before principal photography. “They needed some guidance on how to shoot this thing and how to push it, and I am so glad… 3 Matches ( week: 2 potter: 1)

the vfx show #85: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

By tscholton | August 21, 2009 | Comments Off on the vfx show #85: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince Play in new window Download Mike Seymour, David Stripinis and John Flowers discuss visual effects in the sixth Harry Potter feature, “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” Download vfxs085 here Get the vfx show every week! Free iTunes Store subscription vfxs085 credits: Producer/Audio Postproduction/Reviewer:… 5 Matches ( potter: 4 week: 1)