Digital / Visual Effects

Professional Spotlight: Andy Serkis at FMX 2014 Part 2

Actor, writer, director and producer Andy Serkis talks about what drives his performance as a digital character such as Caesar in 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' as well as how and when performance capture is best used. Part 2 of 2.

Professional Spotlight: Andy Serkis at FMX 2014 Part 1

Actor, writer, director and producer Andy Serkis discusses his pioneering work in performance capture, including his role as Gollum in 'The Lord of the Rings' movies as well as his role as Caesar in the new 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' film. Part 1 of 2.

Professional Spotlight: Chris DeFaria at FMX 2014 Part 2

Chris, president of animation, digital production and visual effects at Warner Bros., talks about the success of 'Gravity,' the extensive use of previs, postvis and techvis in films as well as the realities of the growing commoditization of visual effects production. Part 2 of 2.

Professional Spotlight: Chris DeFaria at FMX 2014 Part 1

Chris, president of animation, digital production and visual effects at Warner Bros., talks about the key aspects of his role as a filmmaker, from assessing scripts and a film's potential marketability to bringing the right resources together in the best possible way to ensure a film's success. Part 1 of 2.

Professional Spotlight: Jon Landau at FMX 2014 Part 2

Jon, James Cameron's producing partner at Lightstorm Entertainment, talks about the evolution of High Frame Rate and other production technologies as well as the changing VFX industry economics and how technology can get in the way of good storytelling. Part 2 of 2.

Big Hero 6 - Official Trailer 1

Robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada and his group of genius friends join forces to save the world, along with his robot Baymax, in Disney's new animated feature film

Big Hero 6 - Clip 1

Hiro finds himself in the tender embrace of his cutting-edge medical robot, Baymax.

Meet The Boxtrolls Featurette

An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Archibald Snatcher. Check out this new featurette from LAIKA's latest feature, The Boxtrolls.

The Boxtrolls Featurette - The Nature of Creation

Go behind the scenes in this featurette to see how the stop-motion artists at LAIKA brought the new world of The Boxtrolls to life by starting from scratch and making everything from essentially nothing.

The Snow Queen 2: The Snow King Teaser Trailer

In this extension of Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale, The Snow Queen, we meet our old friends, Kai, Gerda, the weasel Luta, and, of course, the troll kingdom -- featuring one rather ordinary princess, a band of bored soldiers, and one extraordinary love story of a king and his lost love..

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