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Terminator 2 changed visual effects forever, and it is 30 years old this year

August 22, 2021, 12:30 PM


Replay: This year, Terminator 2: Judgment Day turns 30. Made by a director and star at the peaks of their powers, T2 was the most expensive film ever at the time, and remains both the highest-grossing movie of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s career and the sequel which furthest out-performed its progenitor. It is also one of a handful of films that changed the world of visual effects forever, signalling as it did – to borrow the subtitle from its woeful follow-up – the rise of the machines.

Bruce Willis stars as a deepfake in new phone ad

August 21, 2021, 10:39 AM


The Hollywood star has taken his relaxed acting style to a new level by loaning his likeness to a new Russian phone advert.

VFX Legion Creates 100+ CG Effects For ‘Don’t Breathe 2’

August 18, 2021, 03:25 PM


FX Legion delivered 100+ visual effects for director Rodo Savagues’ action thriller, ‘Don’t Breathe 2.’ released theatrically on August 13th. The franchise was born from the creative partnership of Savagues and Fede Alvare, the director of the highly successful first installment, ‘Don’t Breathe,’ in 2016. Visual effects were key to bringing co-writers Savagues and Alvare’s vision of the sequel to life. Complex computer-generated sequences and digital shots were relied on to au...

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Cinelab Adds Industry Vet Darren Rae as Head of Color

August 18, 2021, 09:06 AM


Cinelab London, a UK-based full-service film lab and digital dailies facility, has hired senior colorist and dailies supervisor Darren Rae as head of color. Rae has spent over 25-plus years working with directors and cinematographers supervising dailies and grading many blockbuster and independent feature films and longform series. Some of his credits include Spectre, Continue reading → August 17, 2021 The post Cinelab Adds Industry Vet Darren Rae as Head of Color appeared first on postPersp...

That time Emily Blunt met pink dolphins

August 18, 2021, 09:04 AM


Working in conjunction with production VFX supervisors Jake Morrison and Jim Berney, Rodeo FX created the dolphin sequences in Jungle Cruise. Rodeo VFX supe Ara Khanikian breaks it down.

Loki Wayne England VFX Supervisor

August 18, 2021, 09:04 AM


Back in 2020, Wayne England told us about the work of FuseFX on the series, Utopia. Today he talks about his work on the Marvel Studios series, Loki.

7 Classic Movie Tricks That Led to Modern CGI

August 17, 2021, 09:18 AM


Before the widespread use of CGI, filmmakers used surprising in-camera tricks and optical illusions to fool audiences. Early filmmakers like Georges Méliès could add a hidden cut to film a wide array of illusions. Creative composites allowed for an invisible character in 1933's “The Invisible Man” and for Moses to part the sea in “The Ten Commandments.” Artists literally painted on top of shots to extend sets in “Citizen Kane” and create fantasy worlds in “The Wizard of Oz.” Wh...

Blood Red Sky VFX Making of by Netflix

August 17, 2021, 09:18 AM


Don’t miss this VFX Breakdown released by Netflix Germany featuring the seamless work of Scanline VFX made on the movie, Blood Red Sky...

After Effects Update Find Out Which Layers Slow T

August 17, 2021, 09:17 AM


Composition Profiler gives you valuable information about the render times of your composition.

The Pursuit of Love VFX Breakdown

August 17, 2021, 09:17 AM


Let’s go back in time just before World War II with Outpost VFX showing their invisible work on the period series, The Pursuit of Love...

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