VFX supervisor Eric Durst talks about the craft of turning a script into visual effects which tell the story. Director Paul Schneider on his Levi’s 501 spec spot.
Our 50th Anniversary episode! A look back at some of our favorite moments on the show as well as a look ahead at the new term over at fxphd.com
A conversation with matte painter and visual effects artist Harrison Ellenshaw. The fxphd tip of the week covers shooting greenscreen with the RED camera.
An interview with acclaimed storyteller George Miller. Digital Domain artist Justin van der Lek and his NUKE work from the last Mummy film.
Jens Hertzum, creative director of the award-winning Bruce Dunlop and Associates, talks about broadcast design.
A conversation with storyboard artist David Russell (Star Wars: Episode VI, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Moulin Rouge)
Pablo Helman from ILM is the focus of our Masters of the Craft series and the fxphd tip of the week is Gerard Mosley showing Matte Painting tricks.
The Masters of the Craft series continues with vfx supervisor and Oscar winner Michael Fink plus seven quick Aperture tips.
Our masters of the craft series returns with a conversation with vfx supervisor Scott Squires. The fxphd tip of the week dives into XSI.
We get technical with Mark Stasiuk about RealFlow and our fxphd tip of the week is a series of quick tips for Final Cut Pro.
Our “Masters of the Craft” series continues with a conversation with vfx supervisor John Dykstra. Our fxphd tip of the week centers on Nuke.
ILM visual effects supervisor John Knoll about some of his “side” projects: Photoshop, Knoll Light Factory, and his Apollo documentary project. Also, a look at the new term at fxphd.
The premiere of our ‘Masters of the Craft’ series — a conversation with vfx supervisor Kim Libreri. Also, a quick look at the recently announced CS4.
IBC wrap-up. Coverage of finds from the show floor: Barco, Sonnet, Assimilate, Flow, and more.
Coverage of IBC2008 continues with a look at the Foundry’s Ocula plugins as well as a sneak preview of eyeon’s Fusion 6 and an update on the soon to ship Generation.