Mike Seymour, Matt Leonard and Jason Diamond discuss the visual effects in the feature film, Looper.

For additional coverage fxguide looks at just some of the key sequences from the film. Rian Johnson’s journey into the not-too-distant future with Looper brought with it an accompanying trip into the world of visual effects, something the director was initially hesitant to do. But guided by visual effects supervisor Karen Goulekas and teams of artists across the globe, Looper ended up with 388 shots.

Show Notes:

Director: Rian Johnson
Cinematographer: Steve Yedlin
VFX Supervisors and Companies:
Production VFX Supervisor: Karen Goulekas
Atomic Fiction -- Ryan Tudhope
Hydraulx -- Chris Wells
Scanline -- Ivo Klaus (CG supervisor)
Pixel Magic
Incessant Rain
BaseFX

ZYNC

Twelve Monkeys (1995)

Terry Gilliam

Primer (2004)

Shane Carruth

Brick (2005)

Timecrimes (2007)

fxpodcast #231: PDI co-founder Richard Chuang

fxphd October Term

That Dalai Lama Quotation, and the Historical Sceptic


Thanks so much for reading our article.

We've been a free service since 1999 and now rely on the generous contributions of readers like you. If you'd like to help support our work, please join the hundreds of others and become an fxinsider member.