fxpodcast #372: ILM’s Richard Bluff discusses the art and craft behind Ahsoka

June 13, 2024

ILM’s Richard Bluff on Ashoka, space whales, Anakin, Vader, tricks learned in LEDv olumes, and being teased by Dave Filoni. Plus a galaxy of BTS stills.

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fxpodcast #371: Blending reality & imagination using art + science: Bilawal Sidhu

June 7, 2024

In our latest fxpodcast, we talk with Creative Technologist Bilawal Sidhu and discuss spatial intelligence, visual intelligence, and generative AI in the media and entertainment space.

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fxpodcast #370: Loki Season 2 with VFX supervisor Chris Townsend

May 30, 2024

We speak to Chris Townsend VFX supervisor of Loki Season 2.

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fxpodcast #369: Kingdom Of the Planet of Apes with Director Wes Ball and VFX Supervisor Erik Winquist

May 23, 2024

We discuss the hit new Kingdom Of the Planet of Apes film with Director Wes Ball and Wētā FX VFX Supervisor Erik Winquist.

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fxpodcast #369: Shōgun with VFX Supervisor Michael Cliett

May 19, 2024

Production VFX Supervisor Michael Cliett discusses making FX’s Shōgun.

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fxpodcast #368: Apple Vision Pro with Kent Bye

April 24, 2024

In this special joint podcast we discuss the Apple Vision Pro with VR expert and podcaster Kent Bye.

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fxpodcast #367: Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire

April 18, 2024

DNEG and Wētā FX discuss crafting Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire

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fxpodcast #366 The Oscar Winners from War is Over

March 20, 2024

We talk to the Director, Producer and Wētā FX team from the Oscar winning short: War is Over: Inspired by the Music of John & Yoko

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fxpodcast #365 Ian Spriggs: Digital Portrait Artist

February 28, 2024

Ian Spriggs is an unbelievable digital artist creating the most believably insightful portraits.

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fxpodcast #365 Masters of the Air

February 20, 2024

Masters of the Air VFX supervisor Stephen Rosenbaum and Mike’s 1000th podcast here at fxguide

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fxpodcast #364: Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Part One & the Start of Awards Session

December 21, 2023

At this the start of award season, we talk to ILM’s Alex Wuttke about Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One.

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fxpodcast #363: Poor Things

December 11, 2023

We talk to Union VFX about their work with miniatures, LED volumes, and how to fit the head of a pig on the body of a Chicken(!) for the remarkable: Poor Things.

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fxpodcast #362: All Around U2

December 4, 2023

We talk with Peter Kirkup, disguise solutions director, about how U2’s 16K LED visuals at The Sphere were created.

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fxpodcast #361: A Deep Dive into the New Laws around Governing AI

November 9, 2023

Confused about what the actual legal situation on generative AI? We do a deep dive into the new Laws around governing AI with Dr Brandie Nonnecke at Berkeley Law.

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fxpodcast #360: Gareth Edwards and the ILM team on The Creator

October 16, 2023

We talk to The Creator Director Gareth Edwards, ILM VFX Supervisor Jay Cooper, ILM on-set VFX Supervisor Andrew Roberts, and Animation Supervisor Michael Midlock.

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fxpodcast #359: Territory Studio’s Marti Romances

September 25, 2023

Territory Studio’s co-founder Marti Romances discusses design and sitting between Art Department and VFX

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fxpodcast #358: Rob Legato and The Equalizer 3

September 5, 2023

We talk to the multi-Oscar winning Rob Legato about Second Unit Directing and his hit new flm: Equalizer3. (Spoiler free)

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fxpodcast #357: The VFX of Andor + Detailed Behind the Screens footage

August 26, 2023

Andor is one of the finest Star Wars shows ever made. We speak to ILM’s VFX sup. Scott Pritchard. Including 7 videos with over 40 plate photography and final comp shots.

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fxpodcast #356: The VFX of Oppenheimer: Zero CGI but Great Effects.

August 24, 2023

We talk in-depth with Production VFX Supervisor Andrew Jackson about the special and visual effects of Oppenheimer.

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fxpodcast #355: How to Film a Hijacking

July 31, 2023

We go behind the lens to talk to DOP Ed Moore about the filming of the hit new show Hijack

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fxpodcast #354: First hand look at Apple’s Vision Pro

June 10, 2023

Our technical report and coverage from Cupertino of the Apple Vision Pro.

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fxpodcast #353: Stephane Ceretti – VFX Supervisor, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

May 31, 2023

We talk to Stephane Ceretti, Production VFX Supervisor of the brilliant Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3.

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fxpodcast #352 WonderStudio’s Founders Discuss their AI Breakout Tool

April 25, 2023

We talk to Wonder Dynamics 2 co-founders VFX Sup Nikola Todorovic and Tye Sheridan (the star of Ready Player One and X-men).

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fxpodcast #351 ILM’s Craig Hammock – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

March 2, 2023

Oscar Nominated Craig Hammock discusses Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

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fxpodcast #350 Sci Tech Winner Ryan Laney

February 22, 2023

Ryan Laney is to receive a commendation (special plaque) for his inventive use of AI facial technology to give a digital “veil” to protect identities while preserving facial emotion in documentary filmmaking.

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fxpodcast #349 Move AI

January 31, 2023

Move.ai makes markerless motion capture with iPhones that match existing tech using incredible machine learning, (and may soon exceed it)

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95th Oscar VFX Bake-off from LA

January 16, 2023

We report from LA on the 95th Academy Awards VIsual Effects Bake-off.

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fxpodcast #347 Emancipation, in depth with Rob Legato.

January 11, 2023

Three-time Oscar Winner Rob Legato joins us to do a deep dive into Emancipation, a true story of slavery and survival.

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fxpodcast #346 Smile

December 28, 2022

We talk to SMILE Director Parker Finn, and VFX supervisors Vico Sharabani and Yuval Levy of The Artery in NYC.

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fxpodcast #345 ILM makes Wakanda Forever

December 8, 2022

ILM discusses their extensive VFX work on Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

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