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The 10 best VFX and animation breakdowns of 2019

January 13, 2020, 10:17 AM


Discover the best technical breakdown videos from 2019, from movie and broadcast effects to animation, motion graphics and personal R&D work, as determined by over CG Channel 120,000 Facebook followers.

VFX Nominations Announced for 92nd Academy Awards

January 13, 2020, 10:17 AM


The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced this year’s nominations for achievement in visual effects. The nominations are...

Nat Sanders, ACE on editing "Just Mercy"

January 12, 2020, 09:35 AM


Nat Sanders, ACE was nominated for an Oscar and an ACE Eddie for Moonlight. He also won an Independent Spirit Award for his work with director Destin Cretton on the feature film, Short Term 12.

How '1917' Was Filmed To Look Like One Shot

January 11, 2020, 14:07 PM


Golden Globe-winning "1917" is a serious Oscar contender. It stars George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Colin Firth, and Benedict Cumberbatch and was filmed to look like one continuous shot. Cinematographer Roger Deakins explains how he and director Sam Mendes did it, from digging up a mile of trenches to attaching cameras to cranes and drones.

‘Just Mercy’ Took a Year to Edit

January 10, 2020, 15:35 PM


Editor Nat Sanders is well-versed in dealing with difficult and painful subject matters. He won an Oscar nomination for his work (along with co-editor Joi McMillon) on Barry Jenkins’ “Moonlight,” and then cut the director’s poetic drama “If Beale Street Could Talk.” He’s also edited several projects for writer-director Destin Daniel Cretton, including “The Glass Castle.”

Editor Kim Horton on Working With Michael Apted on ’63 Up’ Documentary – Variety

January 10, 2020, 15:34 PM


In film history, there’s never been a project like the nine “Up” British documentaries, which have presented unique challenges for director Michael Apted and editor Kim Horton as they follow the lives of British individuals in seven-year intervals. Horton, who has edited the films since the 1984 “28 Up,” says, “It’s probably the greatest thing I’ve ever done. Michael refers to it as his life’s work, and I see it the same way.”


January 10, 2020, 15:34 PM


Don’t miss this VFX Breakdown by Framestore about their environment and magical effects work on the Netflix adaptation of THE WITCHER...

THE EXPANSE - Season 4: VFX Breakdown

January 10, 2020, 11:53 AM


Here is the VFX Breakdown by Spin VFX about their work on the fourth season of THE EXPANSE...

Pixars Latest Sparkshort Loop

January 10, 2020, 11:52 AM


The sixth Pixar SparkShort, Loop premiered today (January 10) on Disney+. This beautiful film showcases the world of Renee, a non-verbal, autistic character — who is also voiced by a non-verbal autistic girl named, Madison Bandy. The film takes place during a camp canoe outing, with Marcus (the neurotypical character) struggling to find a way to communicate with Renee, ultimately finding the patience and understanding from within, do we see a beautiful moment of friendship blossom between the two in the form of a single second of eye contact.

Friday Free Plug-in - JP-ME-! Reverb From Ben Schulz JP-ME-1 Banner

January 10, 2020, 09:12 AM


In this week's Friday Free Plug-in, we are featuring JP-ME-1 From Ben Schulz.

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