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Like the impending arrival of winter in the fictional land of Westeros, a new season of HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones is on the horizon. The show’s first season recorded ARRI Alexa footage to tape, but HBO went completely …
Just like actors, cinematographers tend to be typecast. I think I’m good at coming up with creative solutions given limited resources, but I don’t know what makes producers think I can shoot a decent feature in only two weeks' time. …
Tim Burke spent the last ten years immersed in the magical world of Harry Potter, a world that could not have been created without visual effects. He was visual effects supervisor at Mill Film for the second film, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, and has been the visual effects supervisor on each film since in the series of eight, receiving an Oscar nomination as co-visual effects supervisor for the third.
On the surface The Artist, directed by Michel Hazanavicius, is an ode to a simpler time in movie-making history. Set in 1927 Hollywood at the dawn of the talkies, the black-and-white silent movie tells an old-fashioned love story with plenty of heart …
Rise of the Planet of the Apes stars a chimpanzee named Caesar, a CG character performed by Andy Serkis and created at Weta Digital, who acts alongside actor James Franco, a scientist who raises Caesar like a child.
Director Chris Kenneally and producer Keanu Reeves traveled the globe, interviewing cinematic luminaries - Martin Scorsese, James Cameron and Christopher Nolan, for starters - about the ongoing digital revolution.
They're ferocious, vicious, dangerous and they're headed straight for you Ã¢Â€Â¦ online. Discovery Network's Web promos for hit shows River Monsters and Shark Week offer up a heart-pounding view of some frighteningly real underwater creatures brought to life with of Maxon's Cinema 4D and Adobe After Effects.
Scott Farrar received his first Oscar nomination for best achievement in visual effects for Cocoon, and went on to win the Oscar in 1996 for his work on that film. At that time, he was a visual effects cameraman at Industrial Light & Magic. Since then, as a visual effects supervisor at ILM, he has stacked up five more Oscar nominations, the sixth for Transformers: Dark of the Moon, an award he shares with Scott Benza of ILM, Matthew E. Butler of Digital Domain, and special effects supervisor John Frazier.