I like the new Spiderman Movies (I was personally involved as vfx coordinator at the first part), so I’m very impressed how they handled the spectacular sparks and flashes and the first appearence of the Green Goblin.
These two movies are good examples for using practical effects in larger scales. The practical stuntwork of Spiderman swinging looks incredible.
In Inception Christopher Nolan unleashed a whole train (without visual effects!)
Behind the scenes of episode 9 and 10 – interview with VFX Supervisor Joe Bauer and VFX Producer Steve Kullback, including VFX Breakdowns of the episodes. It’s interesting to see how they realized the attack on the wall.
Animation movies are more than good looking 3D images; behind all this there is a huge complexity. The Dreamworks Apollo software is the Technology behind How To Train Your Dragon 2.
This is Sparta! The clash between the Persian Empire and Greece goes in the next round. As expected we’ve bloody battles and epic set pieces like in the first part – a look at the visual effects of Rise of an Empire by Cinesite Studios.
The Fall of Pompeii – Great breakdown about the destruction of ancient Pompeii in the movie of the same title.
The VFX Studio MPC worked on 875 shots for Disney’s Maleficent and built impressive environments for the fairy tale.
WETA Behind the Scenes Featurette for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, with a special focus on motion capturing.
Amazing documentary about Jodorowsky’s unfinished Filmproject. A Film that was too ahead of its time to get made. A visionary project that inspired science-fiction movies over decades.