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Paddington: The tech behind the much-loved bear's big screen debut

Paddington: The tech behind the much-loved bear's big screen debut

By 3 December 2014

Whatever age you are, there's something undeniably lovable about Paddington Bear. First brought to life in the 1958 book, he's since appeared on screen in almost every decade since the 1970s, from stop-motion animation to the hand-drawn Hanna-Barbera... >>

Game of Thrones, before and after VFX shown off in this video clip

Game of Thrones, before and after VFX shown off in this video clip

By 9 July 2014

While we're between seasons of Game of Thrones a VFX studio that works on the show has kindly released a video showing its efforts, to keep us entertained. The VFX showreel, from Macklevision VFX, shows what the world looks like before and after VFX... >>

The new Hobbit movie saw Weta Digital make Smaug larger than a 747 in one scene yet use GoPros in another

The new Hobbit movie saw Weta Digital make Smaug larger than a 747 in one scene yet use GoPros in another

By 30 December 2013

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug saw some of the best special effects to date. If you haven’t seen it be warned, this will have spoilers. That said, the scene where Smaug chases Bilbo about the mountain of treasure is jaw-dropping and obviously took... >>

World's biggest musical to feature 10,000 square metres of LED screens

World's biggest musical to feature 10,000 square metres of LED screens

By 1 August 2012

A British creative agency has been tasked with providing the visual effects for the “world’s biggest ever musical”, due to be staged at the Olympic Birds Nest Stadium in Beijing. Studio Output will use VFX, projection mapping and LED animation that... >>


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