Tag Archives: miniatures
The fiftieth anniversary special of Doctor Who has been lauded for its cinema quality FX; indeed, I saw it in a cinema and at no point did I feel like I was
I have to share this amazing short film I discovered recently thanks to nofilmschool.com. HENRi is a 20 minute crowd-funded sci-fi movie about a computer that builds a robot body for itself
As promised, here is the VFX breakdown for the main shot of the ghost train in my recent Virgin Media Shorts entry, showing how a crude model shot can work a treat,
Just wanted to share this video I came across on YouTube. A very recent but classic example of a miniature sequence that no-one would ever have known wasn’t done full-scale. Try doing
Compositing supervisor John Galloway (from top VFX house Double Negative) and compositing/rotoscoping artist Joseph Brett explain how the puppeteers operating the Wooden Swordsman were painstakingly erased from the footage using Shake.
A look at the pick-ups shooting during which the fifth scale miniature elements of the Wooden Swordsman and his ceiling mechanism were filmed, along with some full-size shots.