Why VFX Companies Are Going Broke

For the past decade, the box office has been dominated by Sci-fi / Dystopian/ Super hero films. All of these films rely heavily on special effects and CGI. Even popular television shoes like Stranger Things, Supernatural and Flash use CGI in varying degrees. Many famous and well regarded award shows have categories for CGI and […]

And the award for Best Visual Effects goes to…who cares?

You never hear about which film got the Oscar for Best Visual Effects. If you do, it’s because you accidentally unmuted the TV at the beginning of the ceremony where they hand out the awards for smaller accomplishments before announcing the accolades that most viewers tuned in to see: Best Actress, Best Actor, and Best […]

The Greatness of Digital Visual Effects

Visual effects are a big part of films today and have more significance to films than people tend to realize. One person that talks about this topic is Stephen Prince in his book called Digital Visual Effects In Cinema. Prince says “I will have much to say about the compatibility of visual effects with cinematic […]