Author Archives: Bryant Frazer

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The Foundry Introduces Colorway for Designers

If you've been wondering what would come of The Foundry's acquisition of Luxology, here's your answer: Colorway, a new software tool for designers. Unveiled yesterday, Colorway draws on technology inside Modo and Nuke to create a clever, streamlined pipeline for … more »

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Mackevision’s Game of Thrones Season 4 VFX Reel

Mackevision published this video breakdown of the many visual elements that are combined to create some of those smooth, organic-looking environments in its Emmy-nominated work for HBO's signature fantasy series, Game of Thrones. Jörn Großhans is Mackevision's VFX supervisor and Katharina … more »

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Imagineer Systems Releases Mocha Pro 4

Imagineer Systems released a new version of its Mocha Pro software today, adding features with an eye on roto, motion-tracking, and object-removal in stereoscopic 3D workflows. "With version 4, we are streamlining many of the complex corrective tasks that come … more »

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DyE “She’s Bad”

Sex is downright predatory in this humorous but potentially trauma-inducing (and NSFW) music video for French provocateur DyE. It's directed by filmmaking collective Dent de Cuir and makes wicked use of wild-animal stock footage.

ILM’s Pat Tubach on a Career in VFX

It’s a few days before the Transformers: Age of Extinction premiere in New York, and I’ve arranged to meet co-visual effects supervisor Pat Tubach at Industrial Light & Magic in San Francisco. Stephen Kenneally, a senior publicist, introduces us in … more »

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Co-VFX Supervisor Pat Tubach on Transformers: Age of Extinction

Industrial Light & Magic’s Pat Tubach brought eighteen years experience as a compositor, compositing supervisor, and co-visual effects supervisor to his role as co-visual effects supervisor for Transformers: Age of Extinction. The film follows on his Oscar and BAFTA nominations … more »

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Royal Blood “Figure It Out”

Red and blue filters in front of the camera obscure and reveal details in this grisly music video directed by Ninian Doff (repped by Pulse) for the British duo Royal Blood.

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Director Ryan Hamelin on Dancing with “Alice” and the MoVi M10

In November, director Ryan Hamelin took delivery of a MoVi M10 gimbal, the handheld camera-stabilization rig introduced last year by Freefly Systems. He and his partner, cinematographer Erin Trout, put the MoVi to work on test shoots and commissioned work. … more »

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Trailer #2: Gone Girl

Check out the gloomy, funereal mood in this latest trailer for director David Fincher's Gone Girl, starring Ben Affleck as a man who may or may not have murdered his wife. The cinematography is by Jeff Cronenweth, shooting with Red … more »

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EBU to TV Industry: Next-Gen Broadcast Standards Need More than Just 4K Resolution

The European Broadcasting Union has criticized the consumer electronics industry, arguing that the push to increase TV resolution may come at the expense of equally significant advancements in color, dynamic range and audio. In a policy statement issued last week, … more »