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Spectre-acular effects

Nov 16 2015

Spectre - breaking down five of the biggest effects, one a record breaking explosion. We talk directly to the VFX & SFX teams about brain drills, one-take explosions and filming with 2,500 extras. read more...

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Walter Murch on the path to digital

Nov 24 2015

Legendary editor Walter Murch shares his thoughts on the advent of digital editing systems in this special fxinsider interview. read more...

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Art of Optical Flow

Feb 28 2006

In our latest story in our series of "Art of stories", we explore the Art of Optical Flow. Optical flow is one of the most interesting growth areas of visual effects technology. We talk to the people that invented it, developed it and used read more...

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Automatic Duck founders Wes and Harry Plate are effectively re-launching Automatic Duck after a four year hiatus, and have begun developing and selling new timeline translation products for Final Cut Pro X and Adobe® After Effects® CC. read more...

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