Episode 8 (aka „Hardhome“) was the first highlight of the latest „Game of Thrones“ Season. In this action-packed Episode Jon Snow is directly confronted with the huge army of the „Others“. For the first time I had the feeling that the often quoted Winter is really coming.
The studio El Ranchito Imagen Digital was responsible for the great effects and retouching.
The Art of Destruction – how MPC „built“ the creatures in Godzilla.
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.
It’s Hammer Time! Look at the epic visual effects of Thor and the sequel The Dark World.
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.
A look at the (emmy nominated) episode „The Children“ – the Attack of the Undead.
I’m deeply rooted in the VFX sector (by the way, I’ve worked as VFX Coordinator for GOT Season 2 & Season 3 over the past years); so I’m very impressed by the amazing effects Mackevision did for Season 4.