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The Morning Watch: Edgar Wright’s Favorite Sparks Songs, VFX Artists React to ‘Ghostbusters II’ & More

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fan-made productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.) In this edition, listen as Edgar Wright sits down to list some of his favorite Sparks songs before the arrival of his first feature film documentary, The Sparks Brothers. Plus, see what the visual effects artists at Corri...
Tags: Movies, Robert Downey Jr, Army, Disneyland, Visual Effects, Edgar-Wright, Sparks, Dolittle, Zack Snyder, Alamo Drafthouse, Video Of The Day, Ghostbusters Ii, The Morning Watch, Corridor Crew, Army-of-the-Dead, Disneyland Walt Disney Imagineering


Elvis, Tiger King, and Sin City: Behind the visual effects of Army of the Dead

Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead took the zombie genre to Las Vegas, and used plenty of visual effects magic to fill Sin City with the living dead.
Tags: Trends, Army, Las Vegas, Visual Effects, Vfx, Sin City, Zack Snyder, Movies & TV, Framestore, Army of the Dead


The Morning Watch: VFX Artists React to The Mandalorian, Spider-Man Web Slingers Ride Through & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, see what the visual effects artists from Corridor Crew think of the VFX work done for virtual production on the Star Wars series The Mandalorian. Plus, take a ride through of the new Disneyland attraction Sp...
Tags: Movies, Jimmy Kimmel, Spider-Man, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Disneyland, Jon Favreau, Visual Effects, Dave Chappelle, Michael Che, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, Peter Sciretta, Felix Jorge, The Morning Watch, Corridor Crew, The Mandalorian


How Tig Notaro was digitally added to ‘Army of the Dead’ a year after filming ended

Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead used visual effects to replace a main character more than a year after filming had ended. Here's how they did it.
Tags: Tig Notaro, Trends, Army, Visual Effects, Vfx, Zack Snyder, Movies & TV, Framestore, Army of the Dead, Marcus Taormina


The Morning Watch: ‘Army of the Dead’ VFX Breakdown, Lessons from ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ Screenplay & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, find out how Army of the Dead brought zombie mayhem to Las Vegas by creating a 3D model of the iconic strip. See how the screenplay for Portrait of a Lady on Fire provided plenty of details in meticulously c...
Tags: The Morning Watch, Video Of The Day, Anya Taylor-Joy, Army-of-the-Dead, Cynthia Erivo, Elizabeth Olsen, Genius: Aretha, Gillian-Anderson, Lacey Rose, MJ Rodriguez, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Pose, Ratched, Sarah-Paulson, The Crown, The-Queens-Gambit


The Morning Watch: Stuntmen React to ‘Justice League’, ‘Shadow and Bone’ VFX Breakdown & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, see what Corridor Crew and a couple of their stuntmen friends think of one of Wonder Woman‘s action sequences from Justice League. Plus, see the visual effects work that went into Netflix’s fantasy series ad...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Lego, Justice-League, Jackie-Chan, Visual Effects, Luke Skywalker, Zack Snyder, Leigh Bardugo, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, Wonder-Woman, The Morning Watch, Shadow and Bone, Gui DaSilva, Aaron Toney


Hot potato and a bloody shield: Behind the VFX of Falcon and The Winter Soldier

From bloody shields to a midair game of hot potato, here's how visual effects brought the action to life in Marvel's The Falcon and The Winter Soldier series.
Tags: Trends, Visual Effects, Vfx, Falcon, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Movies & TV, The Falcon And The Winter Soldier


Scientists Have Created Bite-Size, Edible Models to Help Kids With Blindness Learn Chemistry

Researchers say they’ve found a way to help make science lessons more interactive for students, particularly for those living with blindness. In a new study out Friday, a team of scientists detail creating bite-size and even candy-like models of molecules that kids can safely use their mouths to feel—models that seem…Read more...
Tags: Science, Education, Articles, Visual Effects, Vision, 3d Imaging, 3d Modeling, Bryan Shaw, Visual Impairment, Branches Of Philosophy, Health Medical Pharma, Scientific Modelling, Video Game Design, Computer Aided Engineering


‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Weta Digital Visual Effects Supervisor on Bringing Superhero Action to Life on the Small Screen [Interview]

Charles Tait joined Weta Digital in 2000 as a Senior Compositor on The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. In 2004, he was promoted to Compositing Supervisor and spent a year designing the look of King Kong’s rampage through New York in King Kong. Now, he has over 50 credits to his name, including Avatar, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Adventures of Tintin (during which he became Head of Compositing), and Prometheus. Charles transitioned into a Visual Effects Supervisor role on ...
Tags: Utah, New York, Movies, Interviews, Disney, America, Features, Arizona, Charles, Visual Effects, Sam, Marvel Studios, Kong, Charlie, Sam Wilson, Anthony Mackie


The Morning Watch: VFX Artists React to ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’, The Trouble with Trilogies & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, see what VFX artists think about the movie magic used to bring the monster battles of Godzilla vs. Kong to life. Plus, a video essay from Patrick (H) Willems explores the trouble with trilogies like Star War...
Tags: Movies, Pixar, Robert Zemeckis, Godzilla, Visual Effects, Kong, Zack Snyder, Star-Wars, Justice-League, Video Of The Day, Wall-e, Death Becomes Her, Bryan Hirota, The-Matrix, The Morning Watch, Patrick H Willems


The Morning Watch: ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ Trailer Easter Eggs, VFX Artists React to ‘Volcano’ & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, take a look at nearly six dozen Easter eggs and comic book references from the first Venom: Let There Be Carnage trailer. Plus, see what visual effects artists have to say about eruption scenes from Volcano,...
Tags: Movies, Spider-Man, Netflix, Volcano, Visual Effects, 2012, Video Of The Day, Venom, Skyfire, The Morning Watch, Corridor Crew, Venom 2, Dante's Peak, Never Have I Ever, Venom: Let There Be Carnage, Volcano Dante


The Morning Watch: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ VFX Breakdown, Stuntmen React to ‘The Falcon and The Winter Soldier’ & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, check out a Godzilla vs. Kong VFX breakdown showing off the tremendous detail that went into creating some of the shots of the massive monsters. Next, see what a couple of Marvel Studios stuntmen have to say...
Tags: Movies, Justice League, Godzilla, Visual Effects, Marvel Studios, Falcon, Kong, Warner Bros Pictures, Hard-boiled, Zack-Snyder, Frank-Miller, Video Of The Day, 300, Blade, King-Kong, Bloodsport


The Morning Watch: The Magic of ‘Harry Potter’ VFX, Rating Gunslinging Scenes in Movies & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, Warner Bros. Pictures reveals the impressive digital effects used to create some of the sets, creatures, and spells of the Harry Potter franchise. Plus, quick-draw world champion Nicole “Fastdraw” Franks rat...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Harry-Potter, Westworld, Visual Effects, Collateral, Django Unchained, Warner Bros Pictures, John Wick, Tom Yum, The Empire Strikes Back, Raya, Video Of The Day, The Magnificent Seven, Babish, The Morning Watch


10 Films that should’ve won an Oscar for Visual Effects, but didn’t

These 10 celebrated films and franchises broke new ground with their innovative use of visual effects, but they still didn't take home an Academy Award for VFX.
Tags: Trends, Visual Effects, Vfx, Movies & TV, Oscar Effects, Oscar Effects 2021


9 things you might not know about the Oscars VFX award

Best Visual Effects is one of our favorite Oscar categories, so here are some things you might not know about the Academy Award category honoring VFX artistry.
Tags: Trends, Visual Effects, Movies & TV, Oscar Effects, 2021 Oscars, Oscar Effects 2021


A ballet of blood and 3D printing: Behind the visual effects of The Midnight Sky

Sci-fi drama The Midnight Sky leaned on a blend of real-world tech and visual effects magic to bring its gripping tale to the screen. Here's how they did it.
Tags: Trends, Visual Effects, Vfx, Movies & TV, Oscar Effects, The Midnight Sky, Oscar Effects 2021


The Morning Watch: How Hollywood Creates Fake Crowds, Making a Charitable Event in ‘The Nevers’ & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, find out how Hollywood creates massive, fake crowds in sports arenas, parades, and more with examples from TV shows like Ted Lasso and Insecure. Plus, take a look at the making of a charitable event from HBO...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Parks and Recreation, Visual Effects, Insecure, Michael Schur, Ed Helms, Peacock, Video Of The Day, Jana Schmieding, The Morning Watch, Ted Lasso, The Nevers, Rutherford Falls, Lavinia Bidlow


How visual effects brought The One and Only Ivan’s animal stars into our world

Bringing the talkative animals of Disney's The One and Only Ivan to the screen was no easy task. It took a mix of virtual production and visual effects magic.
Tags: Disney, Trends, Features, Visual Effects, Vfx, Ivan, Movies & TV, Oscar Effects, The One and Only Ivan, Oscar Effects 2021


The Morning Watch: VFX Artists React to ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’, ‘Bad Trip’ Deleted Scenes & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, find out what VFX artists think of the work done on the epic four-hour cut of Zack Snyder’s Justice League. Plus, watch some deleted scenes from the narrative prank movie Bad Trip on Netflix. And finally, wa...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Netflix, Justice-League, Eric Andre, Godzilla, Visual Effects, Chris Rock, Bad Trip, Kong, Zack Snyder, Video Of The Day, King-Kong, Tiffany Haddish, Godzilla vs. Kong, The Morning Watch


Wonder Dynamics raises $2.5M seed to equip indie filmmakers with AI-powered VFX

Practically every film production these days needs some kind of visual effects work, but independent creators often lack the cash or expertise to get that top-shelf CG. Wonder Dynamics, founded by VFX engineer Nikola Todorovic and actor Tye Sheridan, aims to use AI to make some of these processes more accessible for filmmakers with budgets on the tight side, and they’ve just raised $2.5 million to make it happen. The company has its origins in 2017, after Sheridan and Todorovic met on the set of...
Tags: Google, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Hollywood, Media, Entertainment, Film, Funding, Tech, Mit, Artificial Intelligence, Nvidia, Silicon Valley, Will Smith, Ang Lee


As competition heats up, TikTok announces six new interactive music effects for creators

TikTok today is doubling down on its roots as a music-backed creation app with the launch of a half dozen new music effects for creators. The effects, which offer interactivity, visualizations, animations and more, will roll out over the next few weeks, starting with the launch of . This effect is now available to TikTok’s global user base and runs real-time beat tracking to animate a retro greenscreen landscape, the company says. The effect was added to TikTok’s Creative Effects tray yesterday...
Tags: Social, TC, Apps, Social Networks, Tech, Animation, Visual Effects, Special Effects, LA LA LA, BPM, Bytedance, Tiktok, Solid Beats


How visual effects took Love and Monsters’ sweet creature feature to the Oscars

Love and Monsters is a creature feature with heart and also an Oscar nominee, thanks to the work of a visual effects team led by VFX supervisor Matt Sloan.
Tags: Star Wars, Trends, Visual Effects, Vfx, Movies & TV, Matt Sloan, Love and Monsters


The Morning Watch: How Animals Are Trained for Movies & TV, The VFX of David Fincher’s ‘Mank’ & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, find out how 10 different animals are trained for movies like The Witch, Night at the Museum, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, and more. Plus, take a look at the seamless visual effects done on David Finch...
Tags: The Morning Watch, Video Of The Day, Arachnophobia, Hot Ones, Jeffrey-Dean-Morgan, John WIck: Chapter 3: Parabellum, Mank, Night-at-the-Museum, Snakes on a Plane, Visual Effects


‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Featurette Shines a Light on the Bigger, Improved Virtual Sets

The first season of The Mandalorian brought an innovative new tool to the filmmaking world with the virtual set production technology known as StageCraft. Often referred to on set as “The Volume,” Industrial Light & Magic’s StageCraft technology allows for fully rendered digitally created backgrounds to appear on LED screens in incredibly high resolution. It’s essentially real time visual effects that makes shooting movies and TV shows infinitely more efficient and cost effective. A new feature...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Visual Effects, Ilm, Helios, Video Clips, Favreau, Industrial Light Magic, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Video Of The Day


The Morning Watch: VFX Artists React to ‘Power Rangers’, Pixar’s ‘Soul’ Virtual Jazz Concert & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, find out what visual effects artists think of the work done on the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers movie from 1995 and the Power Rangers reboot from 2017. Plus, watch a virtual jazz concert inspired by...
Tags: The Morning Watch, Video Of The Day, Indiana-Jones-and-the-Last-Crusade, Jon Batiste, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Nate Bargatze, Nate Bargatze: The Greatest Average American, Power Rangers, Soul, Visual Effects


How WandaVision’s visual effects gave TV magic a Marvel makeover

WandaVision brought the Marvel Cinematic Universe back to the screen in a big way, and used some impressive visual effects to cast a sitcom-inspired spell.
Tags: Trends, Visual Effects, Vfx, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Movies & TV, Tara Demarco, WandaVision


The Morning Watch: Secrets of ‘WandaVision’ VFX,’The Mighty Ducks’ Gets a ’30 for 30′ Short & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, take a closer look at the visual effects that brought the sitcom world of WandaVision to life in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Plus, The Mighty Ducks and their famous Flying V play gets a little short in th...
Tags: Better Call Saul, Breaking Bad, Bob-Odenkirk, Movies, Disney, David, Espn, Bob, Visual Effects, Seinfeld, Ducks, Curb your Enthusiasm, Saul, 30 For 30, Mighty Ducks, Larry Sanders


Justice League’s Godlike Villains Were Brought to Life by VFX, Not Mother Boxes

Steppenwolf and Darkseid were two of the biggest changes in Zack Snyder’s Justice League. “Big” as in, they are large beings, but also “big” in that Steppenwolf was completely redesigned for the new film and Darkseid is a crucial character that was almost a completely new addition.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Dc Comics, Justice League, Visual Effects, Steppenwolf, Zack Snyder, WETA Digital, Darkseid, Mother Box, Fictional Characters, Fourth World, Dc Comics Characters, In Comics


How visual effects gave Zack Snyder’s Justice League villains a do-over

Giving the villains of Zack Snyder's Justice League a new look wasn't easy. Weta Digital explains how the superhero do-over was made possible.
Tags: Trends, Justice League, Visual Effects, Zack Snyder, WETA Digital, Movies & TV, Snyder Cut, Zack Snyder's Justice League


This Machine Creates 3D Objects In Seconds

When we think of 3D printing we usually think of a little robot that squirts out endless lines of plastic onto a surface. But vacuum forming—smoothing a sheet of thin plastic over an object to make a hollow copy—has been around much longer and is the premise behind Myyard’s Formart 2.Read more...
Tags: Science, Economy, Industrial Design, 3d Printing, Visual Effects, 3d Imaging, Emerging Technologies, Forming, Industrial Processes, Economic Sectors, Secondary Sector Of The Economy, 3d Computer Graphics, Vacuum Forming, Myyard, Formart