Black Crab – Trailer

BLACK CRAB is a Swedish action thriller set in a post-apocalyptic world torn apart by war. During a long, harsh winter, six soldiers embark on a covert mission across a frozen archipelago, risking their lives to transport a mysterious package that could end the war. As they enter hostile enemy territory, they have no idea what dangers lie ahead or who—if anyone—they can trust. But for speed skater turned soldier Caroline Edh, the mission is about something else entirely. Starring Noomi Rapace in a film directed by Adam Berg, BLACK CRAB follows six soldiers on a desperate mission to bring an end to the war which has destroyed their lives.

The Most Popular Cinema Cameras

In this video I’ll go over a few of the most popular cinema cameras which are used in the film and commercials industry. I’ll look at a variety of cameras, in different formats, and go over their ergonomics as well as the look which each can generate.

In the second part of this video I’ll go over a few of the most popular cinema cameras which have been used in the film and commercials industry. I’ll look at a variety of formats and go over their ergonomics as well as the look which each can generate.

In the third part of this video I’ll go over a few more of the most popular cinema cameras which have been used in the film and commercials industry. I’ll look at a variety of formats and go over their ergonomics as well as the look which each can create.

The Most Popular Cinema Lenses

In this video I’ll introduce you to a few of the most popular cinema prime lenses which are currently used on professional sets.

I’ll break down each lens set on two criteria, their ergonomics, how easy they are to practically work with, and their look. The two most important considerations (if you ignore rental price) when it comes to choosing which lens is right for the job.

In the second part of this video I’ll introduce you to a few more of the most popular cinema prime lenses which are currently used on professional sets.

I’ll break down each lens set on two criteria, their ergonomics, how easy they are to practically work with, and their look. The two most important considerations (if you ignore rental price) when it comes to choosing which lens is right for the job.

Like in previous editions, in this video I’ll cover a few more popular industry cinema lenses which are used to shoot feature films and commercials.

In the fourth part of this series I’ll look at the Panavision G-Series anamorphics, Tokina Vistas, Atlas Orions and the Canon S16 8-64mm zoom lens.

The Contractor – Trailer

Chris Pine stars in the action-packed thriller as Special Forces Sergeant James Harper, who is involuntarily discharged from the Army and cut-off from his pension. In debt, out of options and desperate to provide for his family, Harper contracts with a private underground military force. When the very first assignment goes awry, the elite soldier finds himself hunted and on the run, caught in a dangerous conspiracy and fighting to stay alive long enough to get home and uncover the true motives of those who betrayed him. Also starring Kiefer Sutherland, Ben Foster, Gillian Jacobs and Eddie Marsan.

Morbius – The Lore of Morbius

From forbidden Marvel character to new Marvel legend. FINAL TRAILER Monday. #MORBIUS is exclusively in movie theaters April 1.

One of the most compelling and conflicted characters in Sony Pictures Universe of Marvel Characters comes to the big screen as Oscar® winner Jared Leto transforms into the enigmatic antihero Michael Morbius. Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder and determined to save others suffering his same fate, Dr. Morbius attempts a desperate gamble. While at first it seems to be a radical success, a darkness inside him is unleashed. Will good override evil – or will Morbius succumb to his mysterious new urges?

Dune – Designing the Sandworm

“I think that as soon as you say, ‘okay, let’s make Dune,’ you go back home and the first thing you ask is, ‘okay, what about the worm?'” – Denis Villeneuve.

The sandworm is a massive creature that lives in the deep desert, known by the Fremen as Shai Hulud, and revered as a god-like figure. Discover how Villeneuve and his design team created a lifeform with a soul, that you will believe can survive in the roughest environment on Arrakis.

Elvis – Trailer

The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Butler), seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Hanks). The story delves into the complex dynamic between Presley and Parker spanning over 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. Central to that journey is one of the most significant and influential people in Elvis’s life, Priscilla Presley (Olivia DeJonge).

Lost Illusions – MPC

“Lost Illusions” directed by Xavier Giannoli is an adaptation of the novel by Honoré de Balzac. Our Parisian teams produced 175 VFX shots with, among other things, the creation of set extensions so that the streets corresponded to the era of the film.

Hawkeye – ILM

Check out some of the exciting action that Industrial Light & Magic brought to life for Marvel Studios’ Hawkeye, streaming now on @Disney Plus.

Marvel Studios’ “Hawkeye” is an original new series set in post-blip New York City where former Avenger Clint Barton aka Hawkeye has a seemingly simple mission: get back to his family for Christmas. But when a threat from his past shows up, Hawkeye reluctantly teams up with Kate Bishop, a 22-year-old skilled archer and his biggest fan, to unravel a criminal conspiracy.

Chip ‘n Dale – Rescue Rangers – Trailer

Decades after their successful TV series was canceled, Chip and Dale are living with humans and cartoons in modern-day Los Angeles. Dale has undergone CGI surgery and works in the convention circuit, whereas Chip is now an insurance salesman. However, when a former cast member mysteriously disappears, Chip and Dale need to team up once again as the Rescue Rangers detectives to save their friend’s life.

The Batman – Final Trailer

THE BATMAN is an edgy, action-packed thriller that depicts Batman in his early years, struggling to balance rage with righteousness as he investigates a disturbing mystery that has terrorized Gotham. Robert Pattinson delivers a raw, intense portrayal of Batman as a disillusioned, desperate vigilante awakened by the realization that the anger consuming him makes him no better than the ruthless serial killer he’s hunting.

Dune – DNEG

Stunning visuals abound in Denis Villeneuve’s Dune: Giant space vessels transport people from world to world with the aid of ‘the Spice’. House of Atreides’ ornithopters flutter, insect-like, around the desert planet of Arrakis, while Harkonnen ships land omniously at Arrakeen to begin a one of several epic ground battles in the film. While Arrakeen, itself, lies in the rocky desert like a massive tomb. And below the ground, massive sand worms move, displacing the sand above, emerging at intervals to devour whole mining vessels.

Footage of exteriors from Norway, Abu Dhabi, and Wadi Rum in Jordan, as well as interiors from the huge Origo Studios soundstage and backlot in Budapest, Hungary, are combined. Their practical effects enhanced with CG to create effects that look like they belong in the real world.

The heads of the DNEG departments involved in the making of the Dune visual effects: Paul Lambert – Production VFX Supervisor, Tristan Myles – VFX supervisor (Vancouver), Brian Connor – VFX supervisor (Montreal), and Robyn Luckham – Animation Director, sit down to talk with us about just how they created those amazing Dune visual effects!

Annette – MPC

A stand-up comedian and his opera singer wife have a 2-year-old daughter with a surprising gift… Leos Carax’s Annette opened this year’s Cannes Film Festival! A 5 star cast and visual effects & post production made by our MPC Liège teams in collaboration with CG cinéma, SCOPE Production and Wrong Men!

After Yang – Trailer

From writer/director Kogonada and starring Colin Farrell, Jodie Turner-Smith, Justin H. Min, Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja, Sarita Choudhury, Clifton Collins Jr. and Haley Lu Richardson. After Yang – in theaters and streaming on Showtime March 4.

Firestarter – Trailer

Check out the trailer for this upcoming movie, Firestarter, which stars Zac Efron, Sydney Lemmon, Ryan Kiera Armstrong, and Michael Greyeyes. In a new adaptation of Stephen King’s classic thriller from the producers of The Invisible Man, a girl with extraordinary pyrokinetic powers fights to protect her family and herself from sinister forces that seek to capture and control her.

For more than a decade, parents Andy (Zac Efron) and Vicky (Sydney Lemmon) have been on the run, desperate to hide their daughter Charlie (Ryan Kiera Armstrong) from a shadowy federal agency that wants to harness her unprecedented gift for creating fire into a weapon of mass destruction.

Andy has taught Charlie how to defuse her power, which is triggered by anger or pain. But as Charlie turns 11, the fire becomes harder and harder to control. After an incident reveals the family’s location, a mysterious operative (Michael Greyeyes) is deployed to hunt down the family and seize Charlie once and for all. Charlie has other plans.

Ghostbusters – Afterlife – Practical Special Effects

In our final video from behind the scenes of Ghostbusters: Afterlife’s production, Adam visits the practical special effects department to watch the crew rig up and test the deployment of almost two hundred ghost traps for the film’s epic finale. Special effects supervisor Elia Popov shows us how his team modified and synced up these traps to activate all at once in spectacular fashion!

Father Stu – Trailer

Mark Wahlberg stars in this upcoming movie, Father Stu, which is based on a true story. Check out the trailer.

When an injury ends his amateur boxing career, Stuart Long (Mark Wahlberg) moves to L.A. dreaming of stardom. While scraping by as a supermarket clerk, he meets Carmen (Teresa Ruiz), a Catholic Sunday school teacher who seems immune to his bad-boy charm. Determined to win her over, the longtime agnostic starts going to church to impress her. But surviving a terrible motorcycle accident leaves him wondering if he can use his second chance to help others find their way, leading to the surprising realization that he is meant to be a Catholic priest. Despite a devastating health crisis and the skepticism of Church officials and his estranged parents (Mel Gibson and Jacki Weaver), Stu pursues his vocation with courage and compassion, inspiring not only those closest to him but countless others along the way.

Father Stu, directed by Rosalind Ross, arrives in theaters on April 15, 2022.

Downton Abbey – A New Era – Trailer

Discover the mystery, picture the possibilities, experience a new era. Watch the new trailer for #DowntonAbbey: A New Era, and experience the motion picture event only in theaters May 20.

From award-winning creator Julian Fellowes comes the motion picture event DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA. The much-anticipated cinematic return of the global phenomenon reunites the beloved cast as they go on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the Dowager Countess’ newly inherited villa.

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness – Official Trailer

Enter a new dimension of Strange. Watch the official trailer for Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Only in theaters May 6.

In Marvel Studios’ “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” the MCU unlocks the Multiverse and pushes its boundaries further than ever before. Journey into the unknown with Doctor Strange, who, with the help of mystical allies both old and new, traverses the mind-bending and dangerous alternate realities of the Multiverse to confront a mysterious new adversary.

“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong, Xochitl Gomez, with Michael Stühlbarg, and Rachel McAdams.

The film is directed by Sam Raimi, and Kevin Feige is the producer. Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Eric Hauserman Carroll and Jamie Christopher serve as executive producers. The screenplay was written by Michael Waldron.

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power – Teaser Trailer

A new legend begins this fall. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, only on Prime Video Sept 2, 2022. #LOTRonPrime #LOTR #LOTRROP

About “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power”

Amazon Studios’ forthcoming series brings to screens for the very first time the heroic legends of the fabled Second Age of Middle-earth’s history. This epic drama is set thousands of years before the events of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and will take viewers back to an era in which great powers were forged, kingdoms rose to glory and fell to ruin, unlikely heroes were tested, hope hung by the finest of threads, and the greatest villain that ever flowed from Tolkien’s pen threatened to cover all the world in darkness.

Beginning in a time of relative peace, the series follows an ensemble cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they confront the long-feared re-emergence of evil to Middle-earth. From the darkest depths of the Misty Mountains, to the majestic forests of the elf-capital of Lindon, to the breathtaking island kingdom of Númenor, to the furthest reaches of the map, these kingdoms and characters will carve out legacies that live on long after they are gone.

Moon Knight – Big Game TV Spot

See the all-new Big Game TV Spot for Marvel Studios’ #MoonKnight 🌙, an Original series streaming March 30, only on Disney+.

The story follows Steven Grant, a mild-mannered gift-shop employee, who becomes plagued with blackouts and memories of another life. Steven discovers he has dissociative identity disorder and shares a body with mercenary Marc Spector. As Steven/Marc’s enemies converge upon them, they must navigate their complex identities while thrust into a deadly mystery among the powerful gods of Egypt.

“Moon Knight” stars Oscar Isaac, Ethan Hawke and May Calamawy. Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Grant Curtis, Brad Winderbaum, Oscar Isaac, Mohamed Diab and Jeremy Slater are the executive producers, with Trevor Waterson and Rebecca Kirsch serving as co-executive producers. Jeremy Slater is the head writer.

Nope – Offical Trailer

NOPE – Only in Theaters 7.22.22
https://www.nope.movie/

“What’s a bad miracle?”

Oscar® winner Jordan Peele disrupted and redefined modern horror with Get Out and then Us. Now, he reimagines the summer movie with a new pop nightmare: the expansive horror epic, Nope.

The film reunites Peele with Oscar® winner Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out, Judas and the Black Messiah), who is joined by Keke Palmer (Hustlers, Alice) and Oscar® nominee Steven Yeun (Minari, Okja) as residents in a lonely gulch of inland California who bear witness to an uncanny and chilling discovery.

Nope, which co-stars Michael Wincott (Hitchcock, Westworld) and Brandon Perea (The OA, American Insurrection), is written and directed by Jordan Peele and is produced by Ian Cooper (Us, Candyman) and Jordan Peele for Monkeypaw Productions. The film will be released by Universal Pictures worldwide.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 – Big Game Spot

The world’s favorite blue hedgehog is back for a next-level adventure in SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2. After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns, this time with a new partner, Knuckles, in search for an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a globe-trotting journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands. From the filmmakers behind The Fast and the Furious and Deadpool, SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2 stars James Marsden, Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pally, and Jim Carrey returning, alongside new additions Shemar Moore, with Idris Elba as the voice of Knuckles, and Colleen O’Shaughnessey as the voice of Tails.

Vikings – Valhalla – Trailer

Set over a thousand years ago in the early 11th century, VIKINGS: VALHALLA chronicles the heroic adventures of some of the most famous Vikings who ever lived — the legendary explorer Leif Eriksson (Sam Corlett), his fiery and headstrong sister Freydis Eriksdotter (Frida Gustavsson), and the ambitious Nordic prince Harald Sigurdsson (Leo Suter). As tensions between the Vikings and the English royals reach a bloody breaking point and as the Vikings themselves clash over their conflicting Christian and pagan beliefs, these three Vikings begin an epic journey that will take them across oceans and through battlefields, from Kattegat to England and beyond, as they fight for survival and glory.

Vikings: Valhalla launches February 25th, only on Netflix.

American Underdog – Zero VFX

Check out the crowd system we perfected for American Underdog, which includes support for volumetric captures as well as simulated hair and cloth. Many thanks to show-side VFX Supervisor and Producer Sean Devereaux and great job to the ZERO team! We are currently breaking new ground in leveraging volumetrics for crowds as this technique allows us to bring real-but-digital humans closer to camera than ever before.

The Witcher – Season 2 – Basilisk – Cinesite

The three terrifying Basilisks which feature in the final episode of The Witcher’s second season, are some of the deadliest creatures our hero has ever encountered. Developing the look of them was a year-long journey for Cinesite’s team.

Despite being assembled from a range of creatures’ anatomy, the Basilisks needed to look and move cohesively, with the animators carefully integrating them with the stunning on set fight choreography. On top of all that, they required fur, feathers AND scales – quite the challenge! Find out more about Cinesite’s work on The Witcher S2 here cinesite.com/the-witcher-2/

The Tourist – Vine FX

We are thrilled to release our Before & Afters reel for BBC’s drama, The Tourist.

An explosively entertaining six-part series created and written by Emmy-winning Harry and Jack Williams. Irish actor, Jamie Dornan, stars as ‘The Man’ who can’t remember who is he, what he is doing in Australia or why he appears to have “kill me” stamped (figuratively speaking) across his forehead.

Main tasks for the show included creature creation, weather and gore enhancements, DMP and cleanups.

Aline – MPC Film & Episodic

Aline is a French-Canadian drama film, directed by Valérie Lemercier and released in 2021. A fictionalized portrayal of the life of Céline Dion, the film stars Lemercier as “Aline Dieu”, a Canadian singer who rises to international superstardom. Lemercier plays Aline at every stage of her life from childhood through to middle age, with her body and face digitally adjusted for age-appropriateness in post-productio

Around the World in 80 Days – Episode 4 – MPC Film & Episodic

Around the World in 80 Days is an epic journey that takes place over eight 47-minute episodes. Like its main character, the series, created by Ashley Pharoah and Caleb Ranson, will travel the world. It is produced by Slim Film + Television (UK) and Federation Entertainment (FR), as well as by the European Alliance formed by France Télévisions, ZDF (Germany), and RAI (Italy), and a dozen other productions based around the world.

Under the overall supervision of Jean-Louis Autret, and the leadership of VFX producer Delphine Lasserre and VFX supervisor Hugues Namur, MPC Film & Episodic’s teams in Paris and Bangalore worked on nearly 350 VFX shots, creating visual effects to reflect the historical reality of the time and environments.

Around the World in 80 Days – Episode 3 – MPC Film & Episodic

Around the World in 80 Days is an epic journey that takes place over eight 47-minute episodes. Like its main character, the series, created by Ashley Pharoah and Caleb Ranson, will travel the world. It is produced by Slim Film + Television (UK) and Federation Entertainment (FR), as well as by the European Alliance formed by France Télévisions, ZDF (Germany), and RAI (Italy), and a dozen other productions based around the world.

Under the overall supervision of Jean-Louis Autret, and the leadership of VFX producer Delphine Lasserre and VFX supervisor Hugues Namur, MPC Film & Episodic’s teams in Paris and Bangalore worked on nearly 350 VFX shots, creating visual effects to reflect the historical reality of the time and environments.

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