Taking Stop-Motion Animation to New Heights

Kubo and the Two Strings

When almost the entire special effects industry is gravitating towards CGI, it is encouraging to see some studios still relying on traditional, practical effects techniques to make their films. And when the results are as breathtaking and outstanding as the sequences in the videos you are about to watch, we really need to sit back […]

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How ‘Furious 7’ Brought the Late Paul Walker Back to Life

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Fast and Furious 7 Paul Walker’s unexpected death in 2013 didn’t kill his on-screen character though. Special Effects artists, employed a plethora of effects techniques and created 350 shots to keep him on the screen. Paul’s two brothers were also used a “body doubles” in certain shots because they had his same build and body […]

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Building an Animatronic Dinosaur – JURASSIC PARK T-Rex

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Full-Size Animatronic T-Rex JURASSIC PARK’s Full-Size Animatronic T-Rex Puppet comes together at Stan Winston Studio. SWS Dinosaur Mechanics, Tim Nordella, Evan Brainard & Richard Landon reveal the mechanical techniques and processes behind building this technological wonder. It is one of the largest, most iconic characters in film history. These videos detail the groundbreaking creation of […]

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