Founded in 2006, Gradient FX is a multiple award-winning artist and technology-driven VFX studio. Balancing the ideal blend of art and technology, Gradient FX artfully mix their technological savvy with high design and artistry to deliver unconventional, yet visually stunning results for their clients. Gradient FX has over 30 feature films under their belts - from arthouse indies to global blockbuster films, as well as award-winni …
- Sep 21, 2011
Ben Le Tourneau, is a partner and ‘Director of Motion’ for The Operators, a London based creative post production shop that specializes in innovative, creative techniques that bridge the gap between print and digital media. Recently, Ben and his team were talking about ways to promote their work in a way that truly demonstrated their creative differentiation. Tired of the ‘show reel’ approach, Ben came up with an idea.
Rather than compile a montage of client samples, the te …
- Sep 07, 2011
They say good comedy is all about timing.
That’s all well and good for live comedy, but what happens when you’re shooting a Hollywood blockbuster comedy? Take after take resulting in hundreds of shots and scenes in no particular order. Just footage. What’s missing? Timing.
And the reality in the industry today is that good comedy films are created in post production, with extremely sophisticated VFX playing a bigger role than ever in helping create that critical t …
- May 03, 2011
The stereo 3D conversion process has evolved significantly in only a few short years. What was first perceived as simply a process of taking existing 2D footage and manipulating parallax and convergence to create an illusion of 3D, has in fact become a sophisticated process of transforming footage shot in 3D to be more immersive, cleaner and in a word - better! And in the span of two or three years, not only has the technology evolved, but companies like Identity FX in Los Angeles have invest …
- May 03, 2011