Skinning the Onion with DNEG’s VFX Supervisors on Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

April 23, 2023

We talk to Sameer Malik, VFX Supervisor, DNEG, and Philipp Wolf, Executive Producer, about The Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.

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Union’s VFX for Martin McDonagh’s The Banshees of Inisherin

April 18, 2023

Union’s VFX work on The Banshees of Inisherin

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Virtual Influences and Digital Humans at Scale: Isaac Bratzel

April 3, 2023

We talk to Isaac Bratzel about his new Digital Human company: Avataros

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And I never said a word…

March 31, 2023

We’ve been working on more (fun) machine learning demos. Respeecher and Pinscreen join us to demonstrate advanced AI Facial Re-enactment.

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AI Generative Fashion Videos

March 23, 2023

London College of Fashion and Framestore’s Johannes Saam discuss how to make generative fashion AI videos

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Meta Human Animator

March 23, 2023

MetaHuman Animator is announced along with UE for Fortnight and much more as part of the ’23 State of Unreal keynote at GDC

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GTC: Shutterstock Teams with NVIDIA to Build AI Models for Generative 3D

March 22, 2023

NVIDIA joins with Shutterstock for generative 3D

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And the Winners are …

March 12, 2023

Congrats to all the teams that worked on the Oscar VFX films this year.

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Elvis is in the (VFX) House

March 9, 2023

Fin Design+ Effects discusses their work on the multi-oscar nominated film Elvis.

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Congrats to the VES winners 2023

February 16, 2023

All the winners of the 2023 VES awards

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Flying Top Gun: Maverick with Ryan Tudhope

February 14, 2023

A Deep Dive with Oscar Nominated Ryan Tudhope, the Visual Effects Supervisor on Top Gun: Maverick.

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Autodesk’s open sourcing of RV

January 25, 2023

Autodesk and Shotgrid discuss the move to make RV Open Source

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Wētā’s having a great year with the 95th Oscar Nominations

January 24, 2023

Wētā’s having a great year with 6 of the 20 nominees over 3 films. We speak to Wētā Visual Effects Supervisors from all 3 films.

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Congrats to the Nominees for 21st Annual VES Awards

January 17, 2023

Nominees in 25 categories for this year’s VES awards were selected by VES members at 27 in-person and virtual nomination events conducted worldwide last weekend (the event unfortunately overlapped with the Oscar Bake-off).

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I Wanna Dance With (the volumetric capture of) Somebody

January 14, 2023

In the new Whitney Houston Bio-pic, the film’s crowds were made with volumetric capture – a first for this approach at this scale. We talk with Zero VFX’s Brian Drewes.

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All Quiet on the Western Front VFX

January 4, 2023

All Quiet on the Western Front is one of the shortlisted films in this year’s VFX bakeoff.

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Exclusive: Joe Letteri Discusses Wētā FX’s new Facial Pipeline on Avatar 2

December 21, 2022

Senior VFX Supervisor Joe Letteri discusses in depth, Wētā FX’s new APFS pipeline – the new face system in Avatar: The Way of Water, along with Prof. Karan Singh.

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Invisible Effects of living in the WestWorld

November 17, 2022

WestWorld aimed to do as much work as they could in camera, but they still relied on a host of invisible effects work by FutureWorks.

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Volumetric team Arcturus expands with help from Epic and Autodeck

November 16, 2022

Volumetric startup Arcturus received $11M Series A funding, including investments from Epic Games and Autodesk.

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UE5.1 adds M&E tools to an impressive UE5 release

November 15, 2022

A look at the Virtual Production improvements in UE5.1

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Twenty Years of Spider-Man at Sony Pictures Imageworks

November 14, 2022

Congrats to all the Artists at SPI on 20 years of Spider-Man

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She-Hulk: Wētā’s Shade of Green

October 27, 2022

We sit down with Wētā FX to discuss the character animation of She-Hulk with VFX Supervisor Guy Williams and Animation Director Sidney Kombo-Kintombo

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Why the Campanile Movie, 25 years on, is still so important

October 5, 2022

Following his Lifetime Achievement Emmy, Paul Debevec looks back 25 years to his original Campanile Movie.

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Never Mind the Chaos, Here’s Danny Boyle’s Pistol

October 2, 2022

Union discuss the VFX for the Sex Pistol’s bio-pic series Pistol.

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Digital Domains AI Quantum Leap

September 30, 2022

Digital Domain plays ball with Joe Montana in 1984.

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NVIDIA ACE Enables Easier Interactive Avatars

September 20, 2022

NVIDIA unveiled a no-code digital human chatbot link to Epic’s Metahumans at GTC.

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The Virtual Production behind the Soccer TVC for Caledon Football Club

September 15, 2022

We explore the technical issues in this advanced Virtual Production with film makers and VP experts.

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Congrats to the Creative Emmy Winners

September 4, 2022

Congrats to all the Emmy nominees and winners in 2022

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Bullet Train

August 22, 2022

Taking a ride on Bullet Train with DNEG

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Proof that F9 is both Fast & Furious

August 10, 2022

We look at the Previs for The Fast and Furious: F9, The Fast Saga by Proof Inc

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