A flashback to Valkyrie’s battle against Hela in Thor: Ragnarok is shown in deep slow-mo – it’s one of the coolest scenes in the film, and new in-camera lighting tech on a rig reminiscent of bullet time from Satellite Lab and VFX by Rising Sun Pictures helped make it possible. Find out more at SYFY WIRE.
During the filming of this cool scene in Thor: Ragnarok, vfx supe Jake Morrison mixed up the scales of the stunt doubles. And ILM did a stellar job helping to re-imagine CG Hulk. Find out more at SYFY WIRESYFY WIRE.
For SYFY WIRE, I got to chat to the team at Blood Brothers FX about the joy of practical effects for horror films (warning, slightly gory).
For SYFY WIRE, I got the chance to speak to Rodeo FX about their impressive work for IT. In particular, I love that the VFX in this film never takes over – in fact, there’s a very cool mix of practical and just another digital to tell the terrifying story.
I asked Mark Stetson, chief model-maker on the original Blade Runner, about the super tiniest miniatures made for the film. Here’s what he said, at SYFY WIRE.
For SYFY WIRE, I got to interview Star Trek visual effects supervisor Dan Curry about his work on the 80s/90s/00s TV series. Was fun to consider how much was done in miniatures and the move to digital.
My second piece for Syfy is already online, and looks at the rise of CG in horror films. Loved re-visiting Event Horizon, Final Destination 2, The Host and Mama. Check it out here.