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Lyndon J. Barrois, Sr. is an acclaimed artist, animation director and filmmaker, whose film credits include The Matrix Trilogy, Happy Feet, Sucker Punch and The Thing, where he directed pivotal character animation sequences. He currently wins accolades for his unique gum wrapper sculptures and stop-motion animations of historic figures and events, whose portrait and Sportrait [...]
By TREVOR HOGG Images courtesy of Netflix. Extra detail was added to Monkey D. Luffy to avoid him looking like plastic rather than rubber. While Monkey D. Luffy aims to become the king of the pirates, the manga infused with his contagious optimism and enthusiasm reigns supreme as the all-time best seller with 516.6 million [...]
By TREVOR HOGG Images courtesy of Crafty Apes VFX and Prime Video. The set for Bing-Bang Burger was actually a miniature, so careful attention had to be paid to make sure that the shadows were cast correctly. When it comes to tall orders, I’m a Virgo Visual Effects Supervisor Todd Perry asked Crafty Apes VFX [...]
By OLIVER WEBB Images courtesy of Milk VFX and Amazon Prime. Aziraphale’s wings were originally created for Season 1, but had to be recreated for Season 2 to allow for more complex motion requirements. Created by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, and adapted for the screen by Gaiman for Amazon Prime, British fantasy comedy series [...]
By TREVOR HOGG Images courtesy of Fin Design + Effects and Netflix. A major environment build for Fin Design + Effects was constructing Vienna with moving traffic. Thought to be dead mercenary, Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) returns in the Netflix sequel Extraction 2 where the action shifts from Bangladesh to Austria under the direction of [...]