Meet the Artist: Jonathan Skifs

Jonathan Skifs on choosing a specialism, work-life balance, and the importance of embracing notes What is your job title, and what does this role entail? I am a Senior Animator at Goodbye Kansas, so I ba...

VFX supervisor Dan Lemmon on the making of The Batman

Dan Lemmon tells us about working with director Matt Reeves, using LED walls to create the Gotham cityscape, and finding the perfect marriage of practical and digital effects Dan Lemmon is an industry veter...

Meet the supervisor: Henry Badgett

BlueBolt VFX supervisor Henry Badgett gives us an insight into his working life, and his advice for those at the start of their careers What’s the best thing about working at BlueBolt? The people - som...

Harry Potter — 20 Years of Wizarding Wonder

Graham Edwards reflects on the franchise that put the UK visual effects industry on the map On 4 November, 2001, the Odeon Leicester Square hosted the world premiere of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s ...

VFX Recruitment in a Post-COVID World

Graham Edwards explores the current boom in VFX work and the corresponding recruitment challenges As the UK begins to emerge from the COVID-19 crisis, job vacancies have hit their highest peak since records...

Remote working drives innovation at VFX facilities

The pandemic has led to the development of new working practices, security measures and technology that will continue to benefit us all Faced with the prospect of shutting offices and transitioning to remot...

Deepfake And What It Could Mean For The Film Industry

By now you’ve undoubtedly been exposed to Deepfake, a process by which artificial intelligence and machine learning can convincingly superimpose one person’s face onto another in any video. Whether you wer...