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percy jackson: sea of monsters trailer

Finally, marketing for Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters begins. It’s a nice little morale boost to see the stuff we’ve been working on over the last year released to the public. I textured and developed the look of the six-armed … Continue reading

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amazing spiderman visual effects breakdown

Finally got around to cutting together some select shots that I contributed to in the film “The Amazing Spiderman”. For this show, I textured many buildings in a digital recreation of 6th Avenue New York City, painted, sculpted, and frayed … Continue reading

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Green Lantern Porcelain Busts

Got these cool limited edition porcelain busts of the two main characters I texture painted in the Green Lantern movie. The sculpting is very good and the hand-painting is very nice. Could use some more detail, but just being picky … Continue reading

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building new york city in the amazing spiderman

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A large bulk of time in the front end of post-production on the Amazing Spiderman was spent creating a digital 6th Avenue New York, New York that Spiderman would swing through during the final climax. I probably texture painted about … Continue reading

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prometheus review

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  9.5/10 Explores man’s greatest question…How did we get here? Many have the opinion that life on Earth began in one of two ways.  We were created by a divine intelligence, or life was planted here by an alien life … Continue reading

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spiderman featurette with lizard footage

It speaks In this featurette, we get a few glimpses of the Lizard speaking.  It’s hard to say if the talking cgi creature is successful with these short clips, but the voice isn’t very menacing at this point.  Sounds like … Continue reading

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the cabin in the woods review

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by Rich Fallat 9.2/10 If you haven’t watched the movie yet, read at your own peril. For most of those yet to see The Cabin in the Woods, cat is out of the bag.  This is a movie that attempts … Continue reading

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tips for creating a demo reel that lands you a job

  demo reel, more important than a diploma When hunting for a job, the key element of the visual effects artist’s portfolio is the demo reel. I’ve sat through showreel review sessions on many occasions, and will give you some … Continue reading

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marvel’s the avengers review

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by Rich Fallat 8.0/10 “The Avengers” is breaking box-office records left and right.  The culmination of characters, developed in 3 different movies unite as an all-star team to defeat the evil Lokie (Tom Hiddleston).  It was everything a movie-goer could … Continue reading

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4 minute preview of “the amazing spiderman”

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  Essentially, one scene was added to the beginning of the theatrical trailer released a few days ago.  Spiderman lands on top of a bridge only to to find the Lizard causing a raucous.  He slings his web to catch … Continue reading

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