visual effects

Culture

HBO Digitally Erased That Coffee Cup from 'Game of Thrones'

Daenerys no longer has her comfort beverage, are you all happy?
Becky Ferreira
5.7.19
filmmaking

A VFX Artist Couple Shot an Amazing DIY Fantasy Film in Their Own Home

Visual effects artists Tran Ma and Miguel Ortega’s fantasy film ‘The Ningyo’ is a cinematic feat of digital and practical effects imagination.
DJ Pangburn
5.23.17
movies

[Exclusive] How 'Ghost in the Shell' VFX Artists Built the World of New Port City

"No straight lines": We spoke to the experimental visual effects artists who invented computer graphics techniques for the live-action anime adaptation.
Beckett Mufson
4.1.17
short film

This Sci-Fi Short Wants You To Meet a Giant Alien and Find Yourself

An enormous alien lumbers through Los Angeles and people have no idea what to do.
Abby Ronner
3.5.17
Music

[Premiere] Bonobo’s New Music Video Goes Full 'Alice in Wonderland' with Shrinking Optical Illusion

Filmmaker Oscar Hudson created a series of rooms that collapse on their occupant in the trippy new video for Bonobo’s “No Reason."
DJ Pangburn
1.19.17
Film

How to Stage a (Fake) Bloody, Explosive Death Scene

No one was harmed in the making of this video.
Noémie Jennifer
12.18.16
Film

A Psychological Sci-Fi Short Dives into the Cosmic Unknown

Filmmaker Zach Zombek explores how humans respond to the undiscovered and unfamiliar in 'Atoms of Uncontrollable Silence.'
Nathaniel Ainley
8.24.16
Film

Staging 'Game of Thrones' Explosive Season 6 Finale

How 'GoT' filmmakers staged a cataclysmic event using a combination of old-fashioned camera tricks and a whole lot of CGI.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.27.16
Film

This VFX Reel Takes You from Early to Final CGI Renderings

Switch between the early and final renderings of 'Mortal Kombat: Legacy' and more in The Sequence Group's experimental 'Before/After Reel!'
Nathaniel Ainley
6.5.16
Film

Believe It or Not, These Alien-Looking Things are Bubbles

Visual effects wizard Joey Shanks is at it with the bubbles again.
DJ Pangburn
5.21.16
Film

Witness the Lengths 'Game of Thrones' Will Go for Killer VFX

From building the world's largest green screen to lighting people on fire, GoT does what it takes to get the shot.
Beckett Mufson
4.14.16
Art

Stunning Organic VFX Recreate the Big Bang

The German experimental filmmaker Roman De Giuli returns with another mind-bending, short sans CGI.
DJ Pangburn
3.22.16
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