Dune – Part Two – Trailer

The saga continues as award-winning filmmaker Denis Villeneuve embarks on “Dune: Part Two,” the next chapter of Frank Herbert’s celebrated novel Dune, with an expanded all-star international ensemble cast. The film, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, is the highly anticipated follow-up to 2021’s six-time Academy Award-winning “Dune.”

How ‘Dune’ Composer Hans Zimmer Created the Oscar-Winning Score – Vanity Fair

“Something I wanted to always do. Invent instruments that don’t exist. Invent sounds that don’t exist.” Hans Zimmer, ‘Dune’ composer, gives his in-depth analysis and insider’s look at how the score was created for Denis Villeneuve’s 2021 film. Dune earned Hans Zimmer an Oscar for Best Original Score at the 2022 Academy Awards.

Why Dune’s Editing Feels Different

Adapting Dune for the screen was a big challenge that pushed Director Denis Villeneuve and Editor Joe Walker, ACE to use a slightly unconventional approach to editing in the film. In this video I breakdown how Walker works within the “montage mode” of editing to tell the film’s story efficiently and powerfully.

Dune – Beyond Sand & Spice – DNEG

Nominated for 10 Academy Awards — including ‘Best Visual Effects’ — Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s iconic 1965 novel has received international acclaim from audiences and critics alike. ‘Dune’ also marks a continuation of DNEG’s creative collaboration with Villeneuve, having previously delivered Oscar and BAFTA-winning VFX as lead VFX partner on his 2017 film, ‘Blade Runner 2049’.

In this DNEG Deep Dive, the Dune dream team shared never-before-shared insights about how visual effects helped create Villeneuve’s immersive cinematic experience. Moderated by well-known VFX and animation journalist Ian Failes, our panel featured Overall VFX Supervisor Paul Lambert, DNEG VFX Executive Producer Janet Yale, DNEG VFX Supervisors Tristan Myles and Brian Connor, and DNEG Animation Director Robyn Luckham.

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.

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!

Dune – Baron Harkonnen – Behind the Scenes

The Path to Dune continues with this exclusive look at bringing the grotesque Baron Harkonnen to life. Dune director Denis Villeneuve, Makeup & Hair Dept. Head and Prosthetic Designer Donald Mowat, and cast members Stellan Skarsgård, David Dastmalchian, and Josh Brolin talk about the film’s various makeup designs.

Dune – Final Trailer

A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, who must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence – a commodity capable of unlocking humanity’s greatest potential – only those who can conquer their fear will survive.


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