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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fxpodcast #344 Black Adam with Digital Domain

November 16, 2022

We speak Black Adam, with Digital Domain’s VFX supervisor Nikos Kalaitzidis

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fxpodcast #343 Real-time Vantage Ray Tracing with Chris Nichols

November 3, 2022

A preview of Real-time Ray Tracing that Chris Nichols will present at RTC 2022

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fxpodcast #342 Otoy and Treking towards a real Holodeck

October 27, 2022

OTOY is pushing the boundaries of Light Field display and asset generation in cooperation with The Roddenberry Estate; Yes, they’re making a Holodeck!

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fxpodcast #341 Star Trek: The Artistry of Dan Curry

September 1, 2022

We talk to the great Dan Curry about the VFX of Trek and his new book.

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