Tag: vfx

Sep 4, 2014

18 Animated Gifs That Got The Michael Bay Treatment

18 Animated Gifs That Got The Michael Bay Treatment

This. Is. BAYHEM! When Michael Bay directs animated gifs, explosions happen. Lots of them. A recent reddit post by jerip123 entitled, Unecessary Explosions unearthed a subreddit called /r/michaelbaygifs, described as ‘gifs, Michael Bay style’. I’ve also embedded an excellent video by Tony Zhou that explores ‘Bayhem‘ — his style of camera movement, composition and…

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Aug 25, 2014

Supercut Shows Every Time VFX Dad Turned His Son Into “Action Movie Kid”

Supercut Shows Every Time VFX Dad Turned His Son Into “Action Movie Kid”

VFX artist and father Daniel Hashimoto uses Adobe After Effects to transform his son James into Action Movie Kid. The popular YouTube channel’s videos have been viewed nearly 40 million times. Above you will find the ongoing supercuts of Action Movie Kid’s latest antics.

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Jul 19, 2014

Someone Made a Real-Life Video Game Version of FIFA

Someone Made a Real-Life Video Game Version of FIFA

Marius Hjerpseth and his friends decided to play some FIFA in real life, using clever editing and VFX to incorporate elements of the popular video game into an actual football match. Fans of the video game franchise will undoubtedly recognize many of the little touches from the game like the celebrations and character animations.…

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Jun 18, 2014

40 Before and After Shots That Demonstrate the Power of Visual Effects

40 Before and After Shots That Demonstrate the Power of Visual Effects

When people say, “we’ll fix it in post”, they’re referring to visual effects. While many people may use special effects (SFX) and visual effects (VFX) interchangeably, there is a difference. It’s easiest to think of SFX as effects that happen ‘in-camera’ while the VFX magic happens in post-production, after the shoot. Below you will…

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May 14, 2014

The Evolution of Visual Effects (1878 – 2014)

The Evolution of Visual Effects (1878 – 2014)

Video editor Jim Casey compiled this fantastic homage to visual effects in this amazing 3 minute montage. The chronological showcase captures defining moments in visual effects history starting from 1878. The progression is fascinating to see and it’s exciting to think what lies ahead. For those curious, the music is “Liberi Fatali” from Final…

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