Making of Terminator Genisys Terminator Genisys required a variety of practical effects. It went from make-up to the T-800 endoskeleton to what production called the “’84 Arnold”. It was a full-size replica of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Go behind the scenes and see how Legacy Effects brought Terminator Genisys’ ideas into the real world.
Silicone Prosthetic Mold This video show you how to make an EZ Flo 120 mold for casting Gel-OO or Deadened Gel-10 appliances. This is a fairly in-depth mold process that requires mold making experience with plaster molds. Knowledge of undercuts is key to successful prosthetic molds.
Incredible special effects reduces the age of a woman by decades. Here’s a demo of age reduction VFX and it’s absolutely incredible. I can hardly tell which one is real and which one is getting aged or de-aged (the video on the left is the original footage). You can turn everything into anything you want […]
As hard as this is to believe, very little of The Avengers was shot in New York City, including the epic finale. To pull off the trick, the Industrial Light and Magic crew created an intricately detailed 20-block “digital playground” that was mapped against the real thing. Check out this video to see how they […]
Watch the incredible evolution of Jurassic Park’s spitting animatronic Dilophosaurus. mechanical effects designer Rick Galinson takes us through the development of that great Dilophosaurus animatronic, from studying the movements of an ostrich to a fully articulated mechanical puppet that could really spit its vile mixture of K-Y Jelly and food coloring.
Learn how blue-screens, stop motion animation, and intricately built (and destroyed) models made up the Original Trilogy’s much-loved special effects.
There’s a lot of CGI deployed in The Lost World: Jurassic Park, and you’d be forgiven for assuming that most of the dino-action was cooked up by a computer. Not so the tiny little compsognathus, a carnivorous chicken-like beast that was cooked up with plastic molds and fishing line. While some of the shots of […]
In this age of computer generated imagery, it’s amazing what can, and has, been accomplished without the aid of a computer. Here’s a list of the 10 best Practical Effects in movie history, some are classics, some are surprisingly contemporary.
You cannot get closer to a dinosaur then this? Realistic dinosaur suits =)
Get a brief glimpse at various approaches to creating highly versatile cable-controlled tentacle mechanisms for live action creatures. Taught by Stan Winston Studio “Lifer” & Legacy Effects animatronic special character effects designer, Richard Landon.