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WETA Digital Releases 'Alita: Battle Angel' BTS Featurette
We're hoping it gets released, because some of the answers are interesting. The other video was a featurette from WETA Digital, showing just how far mocap has come: Synthetic action (as producer John Landau calls it) is really the perfect way to describe the incredible visual aspects of the film. Alita: Battle Angel hits theaters on February 14th 2019. [...]
A Look At The Visual Effects For The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies
Here we have one of the best, Weta, showing us the VFX for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies The adventures of Bilbo Baggins and the company of dwarves comes to a climatic conclusion when they are faced with the devastating consequences of having unleashed the dragon Smaug, and reclaiming the Lonely Mountain[...]
Come Visit Arcadia, Just Make Sure To Avoid A Meltdown
Her work with The San Francisco Zoo, National Geographic, and Weta amazed us! So we hired her Yeah, "hired" her, which means that she is being paid and will continue to be (there has been some good discussion going on about this on Twitter). Our comic book series is called ARCADIA, and we have set up[...]
John Carpenter On Board for Darkchylde Film
It's been a couple years since WETA entered the picture, Newsarama revealed some WETA test footage for the film this summer, and now a press release has John Carpenter signed on to direct. Queen had this to say: "I'm beyond thrilled that John Carpenter, one of our most important, and legendary genre directors, and the man responsible[...]