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The Morning Watch: ‘Away’ VFX Breakdown, Adam Savage’s First Lightsaber Prop Replica & 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, get a look at the visual effects used to create the space action of Netflix’s new drama series Away. Plus, watch as Adam Savage shows of the first ever Star Wars lightsaber prop replica he built over 25 year...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Cameron-Diaz, Drew-Barrymore, Visual Effects, Vfx, Adam Savage, Away, Barrymore, Charlie, Lucy-Liu, Charlie's Angels, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, The Morning Watch, DNEG


The Morning Watch: Making a Paunch Burger from ‘Parks and Recreation’, VFX Artists React to ‘The World’s End’ & 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 to make the artery clogging Paunch Burger from the series Parks and Recreation. Plus, see what VFX artists think of the visual effects used in movies like The World’s End, Charlie’s Angels Full ...
Tags: Movies, Indiana, World, Conan, Parks and Recreation, Visual Effects, Conan O Brien, Charlie, Roll Hall of Fame, CLEVELAND Ohio, Video Of The Day, 2001:-A-Space-Odyssey, Babish, Conan-OBrien, The World's End, The Morning Watch


The Morning Watch: Early ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Previsualization, Stuntmen React to ‘Kill Bill’ & 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, watch early previsualization animation from Sonic the Hedgehog before the character was given a drastic makeover. Plus, watch as stuntmen react to action sequences from Kill Bill Vol. 1, Taken 3, Indiana Jon...
Tags: The Morning Watch, Video Of The Day, Better Call Saul, Black Mirror, Bob-Odenkirk, Daveed Diggs, Indiana-Jones-and-the-Last-Crusade, Kieran Culkin, Kill Bill Vol. 1, Patrick-Stewart, Police Story, Snowpiercer, Sonic the Hedgehog, Star Trek: Picard, Stunts, Succession


The Morning Watch: ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Storyboard to Screen, VFX Artists React to ‘Mary Poppins’ & 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 how Star Trek: Lower Decks went from storyboard to the screen on CBS All Access. Plus, watch as VFX artists reaction to Mary Poppins and the impressive effects used to bring live-action and animation tog...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Cbs, Visual Effects, Mary Poppins, Jameela Jamil, Stealth, Video Of The Day, Star-Trek, Robin Thede, The Morning Watch, The Langoliers, Corridor Crew, Star Trek: Lower Decks, Amy Sedaris Jane Levy Zoey, Jameela Jamil Tiffany Haddish


The Morning Watch: Meet the Cast of ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’, Before and After ‘Ghostbusters’ VFX & 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, meet the cast of CBS All Access’ new animated series Star Trek: Lower Decks and let them introduce you to their characters. Plus, see what footage from the climax of Ghostbusters looked like before visual ef...
Tags: Movies, Futurama, Cbs, Ghostbusters, Visual Effects, Doug, Elmer Fudd, Video Of The Day, Ren Stimpy, Ren And Stimpy, Jack Quaid, Space-Jam, Eugene Cordero, Noel Wells, The Morning Watch, Billy West


The Morning Watch: ‘Palm Springs’ Anatomy of a Scene, Kermit & Miss Piggy Take an Autocomplete Interview & 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, watch as Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy participate in an autocomplete interview where they answer the web’s most searched questions about them. Plus, watch a scene breakdown of the meet cute between Andy Sa...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, New York Times, Visual Effects, Palm Springs, Miss Piggy, Kermit, Cristin Milioti, Andy-Samberg, Kermit The Frog, Video Of The Day, Max Barbakow, The Morning Watch, The Old Guard, Sarah Cristin Milioti, Muppets Now


The Morning Watch: Brie Larson Gets Spicy on ‘Hot Ones’, Examining Christopher Nolan’s Visual Style & 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, watch a video essay exploring the visual style of director Christopher Nolan and how IMAX has only bolstered his work. Plus, Brie Larson takes some time to get spicy from home on a recent virtual edition of ...
Tags: Hbo, Christopher-Nolan, Interstellar, Movies, Westworld, Nolan, Visual Effects, Skull Island, Dunkirk, Inception, Brie Larson, Video Of The Day, Captain Marvel, Willems, The Prestige, Hot Ones


The Morning Watch: Evolution of Iron Man VFX, ‘The Simpsons’ Steamed Hams Meets A-Ha’s “Take On Me” & 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 how the visual effects that bring Iron Man to life on the big screen have evolved from the character’s first movie in 2008 through the past decade. Plus, watch the famous “Steamed Hams” scene from The Si...
Tags: Movies, Youtube, Disney, Iron-Man, Disneyland, Visual Effects, Disney World, Tony Stark, Video Of The Day, The-Avengers, The-Simpsons, The Morning Watch, Disney Imagineer First up Avengers, Imagineer Amy Young


The Morning Watch: VFX Artists React to ‘Where the Wild Things Are’, What If The Muppets Did ‘Hamilton’? & 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, the visual effects artists from Corridor Crew take a look back at some of the work done on Gladiator, Babe, and Where the Wild Things Are. Plus, listen to an impressionist do the entire first act of Hamilton...
Tags: Movies, Lego, Visual Effects, Hamilton, Babe, George Washington, Gladiator, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, Eliza Schuyler, Sam the Eagle, The-Muppets, The Morning Watch, Where-the-Wild-Things-Are, Corridor Crew, Ricky Downes III


The Morning Watch: ‘Picard’ VFX Take ‘Star Trek’ to the Future, Analyzing Hostage Negotiation 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, the lead visual effects artist talks about how Star Trek: Picard brings the franchise into the future. Plus, a retired homicide detective analyzes the accuracy of hostage negotiation scenes from Inside Man, ...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Friends, Star-Trek, John, Visual Effects, Vanity Fair, Metro, Money Monster, Phillips, Perry Mason, Picard, Matthew Rhys, Video Of The Day, Airheads, Captain Phillips


VFX student's TikTok superhero reel catches the eye of Disney's Bob Iger

Georgia State University student Julian Bass made a fun reel of his visual effects work on TikTok, showing him transforming into his favorite superheroes: a Jedi, Ben 10, and Spider-Man. He then posted the video on Twitter with the message, "if y’all can retweet this enough times that Disney calls, that’d be greatly appreciated." Well, on the very same day, Disney's Executive Chairman Bob Iger responded with, "The world’s gonna know your name!!!" No word on whether the two are talking but the vi...
Tags: Post, News, Disney, Visual Effects, Georgia State University, Robert Iger, Bob Iger, Julian Bass


Disney's Developed Movie-Quality Face-Swapping Technology That Promises to Change Filmmaking

In a few short years, neural-network-powered automated face swaps have gone from being mildly convincing to eerily believable. But through new research from Disney, neural face-swapping is poised to become a legitimate and high-quality tool for visual effects studios working on Hollywood blockbusters.Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, Disney, Research, Visual Effects, Disney Research, Deep Learning, Neural Networks, Eth Zurich, Deepfakes


The Morning Watch: ‘Hamilton’ Reunion on ‘The Tonight Show’, VFX Artists React to ‘Scott Pilgrim vs the World & 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, the original cast of Hamilton reunites virtually on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots. Plus, watch as visual effects artists react to the work done on Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Looper, and ...
Tags: Movies, Jimmy-Fallon, Disney, Russell-Crowe, Ryan Gosling, The Tonight Show, Visual Effects, Edgar Wright, Hamilton, The Roots, Lin-manuel Miranda, Looper, Scott Pilgrim, Video Of The Day, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, The Abyss


How visual effects built Picard’s Borg cube and made The Mandalorian’s ship fly

We spoke to the VFX magicians breathing new life into Star Trek and Star Wars
Tags: Star Wars, Trends, Star Trek, Visual Effects, Picard, Borg, Movies & TV, Pixomondo, The Mandalorian, Star Trek: Picard


The Morning Watch: VFX Artists React to ‘Call of the Wild’, A Navy SEAL Analyzes ‘Saving Private Ryan’ & 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 how Corridor Crew reacts to Call of the Wild visual effects used to create an entirely digital dog and environments. Plus, listen as a retired Navy SEAL analyzes combat scenes from Saving Private Ryan an...
Tags: Movies, Navy, Youtube, Navy Seals, Visual Effects, Ryan, Jane, Saving Private Ryan, JOCKO WILLINK, Video Of The Day, The Mermaid, Star-Trek, Apocalypse-Now, 1917, The Morning Watch, Willink


‘The Mandalorian’ VFX Reel Reveals Digital Characters, Creatures, Droids & Environments in the First Season

Much of the focus on the making of The Mandalorian has been on the groundbreaking virtual set technology referred to as The Volume, or StageCraft, as it’s also been referred to by industry professionals. However, there’s still a lot of traditional visual effects work that went into bringing the first season of the live-action Star Wars series to life. A new The Mandalorian VFX reel was recently posted online by one of the visual effects studios who worked on the series and it shows which shots ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Visual Effects, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Video Of The Day, Behind the Scenes Footage, The Mandalorian, Greef Karga


The Morning Watch: ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ VFX, Looking Back at ‘Freakazoid’ & 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 breakdown of some of the visual effects created for the blockbuster monster movie Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Plus, take a look back at the animated series Freakazoid! that was developed by S...
Tags: Movies, Inheritance, Godzilla, Visual Effects, Cw, Vanity Fair, Steven Spielberg, Simon-Pegg, WB, Bruce Timm, Shaun of the Dead, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, Star-Trek, Mission-impossible, Godzilla: King of the Monsters


The Morning Watch: VFX Artists React to ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’, Stories from ‘SNL at Home’ & 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, the visual effects artists at Corridor Crew take a look at impressive work from Terminator: Dark Fate and flashback to a flaming scene from Reign of Fire. Plus, the cast of Saturday Night Live talk about the...
Tags: Movies, Espn, Snl, Visual Effects, Vanity Fair, Rufus, Bart Simpson, Video Of The Day, Saturday-Night-Live, The-Simpsons, Kim Possible, Christine Cavanaugh, Rugrats, Nancy-Cartwright, The Morning Watch, Ralph wiggum


The Morning Watch: Conan O’Brien Visits Lucasfilm Headquarters, VFX Artists React to ‘Parasite’ & 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, watch a flashback clip from 2007 where Conan O’Brien and his producer Jordan Schlansky visit Lucasfilm and point out some inconsistencies on the tour. Plus, watch as VFX artists react to scenes from Parasit...
Tags: Movies, Conan, Sherlock Holmes, Jordan, Cinderella, Lucasfilm, Visual Effects, Disney World, Conan O Brien, Mickey, Jack Skellington, Parasite, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, Magic Kingdom Park, I Tonya


The Morning Watch: VFX Artists React to Pan’s Labyrinth, ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ with Lightsabers & 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, watch as visual effects artists react to Pan’s Labyrinth, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lava Girl, and more. Plus, watch part of the Hulk vs Thor scene from Thor: Ragnarok with l...
Tags: Movies, Thor, Lucasfilm, Visual Effects, Hulk, Taika Waititi, Thor: Ragnarok, Lisa Simpson, Ragnarok, Video Of The Day, Pans-Labyrinth, Yeardley-Smith, The Morning Watch, The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lava Girl, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse


The Morning Watch: VFX Artists React to ‘Indiana Jones 4’, ‘Kingsman’ Movie Comparison & 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, the visual effects artists at Corridor Crew take a look at the question work done during a chase sequence from Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Plus, find out how Kingsman: The Secret Serv...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Secret Service, Visual Effects, Indiana-Jones, Kingsman: The Secret Service, Kingsman, Jim, Cinefix, Crystal Skull, Matthew-Vaughn, Video Of The Day, Indiana-Jones-and-the-Kingdom-of-the-Crystal-Skull, The Morning Watch, Earthworm Jim, Spy Kids


The Morning Watch: VFX Artists React to ‘Shazam’, What’s Left of Buster from ‘Mythbusters’ & 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, the VFX artists at Corridor Crew are joined by director David F. Sandberg to look at his DC Comics movie Shazam! and some other blockbusters. Plus, former Mythbusters co-host Adam Savage shows us what’s left...
Tags: The Morning Watch, Video Of The Day, Adam Savage, David F. Sandberg, I Am Not Okay With This, Jaws 3D, MythBusters, Shazam, Visual Effects, Watchmen


ILM uses high-tech LEDs and Game Engines to Bring Reality to The Mandalorian

ILM uses high-tech LEDs and Game Engines to Bring Reality to The Mandalorian One firm that makes use of some of the most advanced technologies to create the magic of movies is Industrial Light and Magic. To bring reality to the Mandalorian, they are using advanced gaming engines along with large L...
Tags: Business, Technology, Internet, Sem, Visual Effects, Ilm, Radio_Show, Industrial Light And Magic, Mandalorian, Industrial Light, Advanced Gaming, LED Soundstage, Movie Tech, Advanced Gaming. LED Sets, and Magic


The Morning Watch: VFX Artists React to ‘The Mandalorian’, Analyzing a Perfect Episode of ‘The Simpsons’ & 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, the VFX artists react to the amazing, innovative visual effects used in the live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian. Plus, Patrick (H) Willems analyzes a perfect episode of The Simpsons to see what make...
Tags: Movies, Harrison-Ford, Visual Effects, Indiana Jones, Vfx, Witcher, Gantz, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, The-Simpsons, Willems, The Witcher, The Morning Watch, Patrick H Willems, Corridor Crew, The Mandalorian


How The Mandalorian was shot on a virtual stage using the Unreal Engine

Until I bumped into the first video below on YouTube this morning, I had no idea that a lot of The Mandalorian was shot on a virtual set using the Unreal Engine. Over 50 percent of The Mandalorian Season 1 was filmed using this ground-breaking new methodology, eliminating the need for location shoots entirely. Instead, actors in The Mandalorian performed in an immersive and massive 20’ high by 270-degree semicircular LED video wall and ceiling with a 75’-diameter performance space, where the pra...
Tags: Star Wars, Post, News, Nvidia, Jon Favreau, Visual Effects, Ilm, Dave Filoni, TheMandalorian, Richard Bluff, Greig Frazier, Barry Baz Idoine


VOTD: VFX Artists React to ‘Avatar’, ‘King Kong’, ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Jurassic Park’

Last week, the gang from Corridor Crew dove into the visual effects of Avengers: Endgame with the help of Weta Digital visual effects supervisor Matt Aitken, who worked on several key sequences from the Marvel Studios blockbuster. Now they’re all back to take a look back at a couple projects from Weta Digital’s past. Watch as VFX artists react to Avatar (as we wait for the sequels), Peter Jackson’s remake of King Kong, and the creation of Gollum for the Lord of the Rings trilogy, as well as one...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Avatar, Jurassic Park, Visual Effects, Peter Jackson, Marvel Studios, Empire State Building, Gollum, Kong, King-Kong, Aitken, WETA Digital, WETA, Video Of The Day, Behind the Scenes Footage


VOTD: VFX Artists React to Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’

One of the movies nominated for Best Visual Effects at the Academy Awards last night was Avengers: Endgame. It was the only Oscar nomination that the Marvel Studios blockbuster could muster, and considering the fact that nearly every single shot in the movie requires the use of visual effects, they certainly deserved it. But not every movie is perfect, and even though Avengers: Endgame has some truly incredible visual effects throughout, mistakes were made, and one of them is addressed in a new...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Avengers, Visual Effects, Marvel Studios, Aitken, WETA Digital, Comic Book/Superhero, Disney/Pixar, Video Of The Day, Behind the Scenes Footage, Matt Aitken, Avengers: Endgame, Endgame Corridor Crew


How 1917’s single-shot style changed the game for visual effects

The single-shot filmmaking style used in Sam Mendes' war drama 1917 challenged its visual effects team in new ways.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, Sam Mendes, Visual Effects, Vfx, Movies & TV, Oscar Effects, 1917, 2020 Academy Awards, 2020 Oscars


‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ VFX Reel Reveals Movie Magic for Leia, Rey’s TIE Fighter Flip & More

Now that Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has been in theaters for over a month and a half, we can start being a little more casual about the film’s spoilers. In fact, the visual effects house Industrial Light and Magic has just released The Rise of Skywalker VFX reel that shows how the team brought the final chapter of the Skywalker saga to life. In The Rise of Skywalker VFX reel below, you can see how the crew used footage from The Force Awakens to give General Leia scenes after the passing o...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Carrie Fisher, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Visual Effects, Ilm, Leia, Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Rey, Luke, Roger Guyett, Skywalker, Neal Scanlan, Ridley


How The Lion King visual effects team used VR to go inside Disney’s CG adventure

The Lion King's visual effects team mix modern filmmaking with old-school aesthetic by using virtual reality.
Tags: Disney, Trends, Features, Home Theater, Visual Effects, Vfx, The Lion King, Movies & TV, Oscar Effects