The adventures of Bilbo Baggins and the company of dwarves comes to a climatic conclusion when they are faced with the devastating consequences of having unleashed the dragon Smaug, and reclaiming the Lonely Mountain. They are soon embroiled in an epic battle as five great armies go to war. The scope and diversity of visual […]

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is set in a post apocalyptic future where a nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar are battling for dominance with a band of human survivors. Emotive themes of family, compassion and betrayal are carried by a cast of fully CG apes who deliver intelligent and emotional […]

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Smaug is a complex and enormous character, twice the size of a jumbo jet and covered in over a million unique scales. Featuring the voice of Benedict Cumberbatch (whose performances also inspired Smaug’s motion), we built Smaug layer by layer: from the shape of his skeleton, to the way he moves, to the texture of […]

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An exclusive look at how WETA pulled off the special effects in the new motion picture “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” Watch Joe Letterii (Senior Visual Effects Supervisor) and Dan Lemmon (Visual Effects Supervisor) at Weta Digital Studios in New Zealand as they show how Andy Serkis, the actor that plays the ape […]

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VFX Breakdown – Weta Digital – The Day the Earth Stood Still (Truck Destruction)

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VFX Breakdown – Weta Digital – The Day the Earth Stood Still (Stadium Destruction)

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VFX Breakdown – Weta Digital – The Day the Earth Stood Still (Klaatu)

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