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...

Terminator: The Story of a Movie Franchise

Terminator is an expansive media franchise covering all facets of entertainment including six films, a tv series, comic books, and novels. With the release of the upcoming Terminator: Dark Fate quickly approac...

Interview: The VFX Union (UK)

VFXwire had a chat with Joe Pavlo, Chair of the VFX Union (BECTU) in the UK and VFX Supervisor, about the VFX Union's history, current work, hopes for the future and the current status of the visual effects in...