Behind-the-scenes · Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes · Movies · VFX · Weta Digital

VFX Breakdown For ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is set in a post apocalyptic future where a nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar are battling for dominance with a band of human survivors. Emotive themes of family, compassion and betrayal are carried by a cast of fully CG apes who deliver intelligent and emotional… Continue reading VFX Breakdown For ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

Behind-the-scenes · Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes · Movies · VFX · Weta Digital

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – WETA’s VFX Featurette

WETA is amazing!  Go behind-the-scenes with Andy Serkis, Matt Reeves, and the crew as they discuss the performance capture and the visual effects used in ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.’ Check out this awesome side-by-side comparison video between motion-capture and the finish product. Synopsis: A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar… Continue reading Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – WETA’s VFX Featurette

Behind-the-scenes · LOTR & The Hobbit · The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug · Weta Digital

Watch How Weta Digital Animated Bombur’s Bouncing Barrel Sequence From ‘The Desolation of Smaug’

Team Bombur! Weta Digital has released a new video showing the animation process for Bombur’s awesome bouncing barrel sequence from ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.’ Weta Digital presents a peek inside the world of the animation team as they work out how to solve one of the most complicated shots in Peter Jackson’s film, The… Continue reading Watch How Weta Digital Animated Bombur’s Bouncing Barrel Sequence From ‘The Desolation of Smaug’

Behind-the-scenes · LOTR & The Hobbit · The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug · Weta Digital

‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ – Virtual Cinematography Featurette

Weta Digital released a new ‘Virtual Cinematography’ featurette for ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.’ On their quest to reclaim the dwarvish kingdom of Erebor from the dragon Smaug, Bilbo and the company of dwarves travel through the wilds of Middle-earth, from the cold and mysterious Lake-town to the wild rapids of the barrel escape… Continue reading ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ – Virtual Cinematography Featurette

Behind-the-scenes · LOTR & The Hobbit · The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug · VFX · Weta Digital

Weta Digital VFX Breakdown On Creating Laketown and more

Weta Digital has released a new VFX breakdown video on creating Laketown from ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.’ Laketown: The Devil is in the Details:  To create the city, our models department built 50 unique buildings, eight unique bridges and six towers, all of which were dressed and scaled differently in order to provide… Continue reading Weta Digital VFX Breakdown On Creating Laketown and more