VFX Rockstars

Pretty much all hit movies and TV shows these days contain some sort of VFX or CGI elements which contributed to making that project a success. Star Wars, Jurassic World, Harry Potter, Arrow, Boardwalk Empire, and Game of Thrones are all hit movies and TV shows that wouldn’t be nearly as successful had it not been […]

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 […]

Visual FX: Primitive vs. Psychedelic

I have two favorite time periods of visual effects in film. Ironically enough, they achieve essentially the opposite impact for today’s audiences.