Tag Archive for Behind-the-Scenes

Sandra Bullock in Gravity

Puppeteering Gravity

Gravity won big at the Academy Awards on the weekend, receiving seven well-deserved Oscars including Best Visual Effects. That result was entirely expected since Alfonso Cuaron’s “impossible movie” couldn’t have been made without several brand new, ground-breaking visual effects techniques. In fact, the film contains so many digital effects shots (up to 75% of the movie by some estimates) that many people… Read more →

King Kong Live set model

King Kong Live on Stage

A really big show – literally – is about to debut in Melbourne, Australia. King Kong is a live stage adaptation of the 1933 Hollywood classic. It features an incredible life-size animatronic King Kong designed and built by The Creature Technology Company, the brilliant Australian workshop behind Walking With Dinosaurs and How To Train Your Dragon Live. Very little footage… Read more →