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Skins previs and motion control breakdown
See the “Skins making of”, how we planned and prevized the promo, then tested all the motion control camera moves in 3d, before going to shoot and driving the motion control camera rigs with the previz data.
Harry Potter Sky promo
Our Harry Potter has been nominated in 3 Promax Global Awards categories:
1. ART DIRECTION & DESIGN: PROGRAM PROMOTIONAL SPOT
2. THEATRICAL FILMS SHOWN ON TELEVISION SPOT
3. TELEVISION – HOME ENTERTAINMENT CATEGORIES – Movie Promotion
SONY MAX CHICKEN UP FOR PROMAX GLOBAL
ART DIRECTION & DESIGN: INTERSTITIAL/SHORT FORM CAMPAIGN
Alexanders lost world
The visual effects company worked in cojunction with adam rowley senior creative designer and mark emberton Dop to to produce and shoot Alexanders lost world for viasat. Shot on our milo motion control rig and Alexa camera, the title sequence was designed, set built and shot within one day at our london studios in warren street w1
Congratulations to Sky creative on the 2013 PROMAX BDA EUROPE Silver for the 2013 Harry potter promo.
The future is bright for La7 in this 3D look at all the places its logo can take you. PromaxBda
Simon Starling’s new commission for Tate Britain’s Duveen galleries is a cinematic whirl through the museum’s past. Previsualized and shot by the motion control company. See Guardian article.
Check out some of our recent high-profile motion control projects including both feature films as well as many commercials www.thevfxco.co.uk
2013 PROMAX EUROPE AWARDS – FINALIST LIST
All of the following nominations were both shot and post-produced @ The VFXco :
BEST DOCUMENTARY OR FACTUAL ENTERTAINMENT PROMOTION
PRIME CRIME AT TEN
A+E NETWORKS UK
BEST CHILDREN’S PROMOTION
THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY
BEST CABLE, SATELLITE OR ONLINE CONTENT PLATFORM PROMOTION
No 1. Compilation album by one of the smoothest men in music.
Click here to see Trevor’s commercial: Directed & Post produced by The VFXco
At Lucas stage with Spun shooting raining moccasins for Gucci.
Former director of Golden Square Ewan MacLeod is working with The VFXco to widen our client base and develop our digital offering.
Check out our sister companies latest Film reel.
Emilio Da La Morena
White Lodge on set for the BFC FASH/ON FILM MENTORING project. “Emilio Da La Morena” directed by Abbie Stephens.
Zulu Winter – Key To My Heart
On set for the Zulu Winter ‘Key To My Heart’ promo which will be released in early September.
Ad of the day:
Their future’s so bright, these doggies gotta wear shades
BB 13 behind the scenes @ Studio66
Jamie East “the Bit On The Side” panelist stars in the ad alongside Alice Levine, Bit On The Side host Emma Willis and Big Brother host Emma Dowling.The Stadium themed promo sees the four telly stars at a opening ceremony for Big Brother 2012, with Brian declaring: “Let the fun and games begin!”
Watch the behind the scenes @studio66…
Here is a sneak preview of fashion film director Ruth Hogben‘s latest project,
Article on post production companies re-inventing their technical and creative offering:
66 Staying Power
02/2012 – In house RED EPIC @ Studio66
To compliment our in-house Alexa package we also have a Red Epic package, again available with both sets of wide and tight Ultra primes.
02/2012 – In house ARRI @ Studio66
We now have in-house Alexa packages including a set of both wide and tight ultra prime lenses.
Ally Burnet Joins 66
Ally is a visual effects supervisor with 17 years experience in the industry, previously a Senior Effects Supervisor at Earth, Smoke&Mirrors and before that at Red, his work mainly consisting of commercials for clients such as Panasonic, Coke, Nokia, Ford and Microsoft as well as broadcast design work for C4, BBC, Five and even the occasional film title sequence.
View Ally’s reel
Rebekah King Britton@66
The “Head of CGI” from Smoke & Mirrors for the last 9 years joins the 66 team ( Image reference Creative Burst – Partizan)
View Rebekah’s reel
The VFX company has set up a unique “production-studio” to compliment its motion control and visual effects services. We specialise in providing creative and technical answers for the broadcast, commercial and digital media industries. Along with traditional post production and VFX we have our own in house green screen & motion control studio. Our clients can access unique cost effective creative answers in several ways; either utilising one of the individual components (Motion control, Studio, CGI, Flame etc.) – or previs, shoot, animate and composite as one exclusive solution.
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Imagine a place, beyond planet earth where you can fly through time, discover new creatures and meet the heroes of tomorrow.
We have continuously been asked to develop a technique for highlighting individual sports at super slow motion. Check out Box 360.
Jane Fielder, Creative Director from Red Bee worked with us to create the new idents for TV2.
Carlsberg Export sponsors premium Drama on Sky.
BBC Entertainments new promo for the next series of Doctor Who.
Neighbours: The Explosion
Toadies wedding and a hint at the death of a key Neighbours characters in the explosion that follows it.
Sky Christmas promo
Working with Sky creative Mark Paul, The VFXco's team has delivered a brilliant festive campaign that showcases Sky's stars.
Harry Potter on Sky Movies
Wands at the ready...Harry Potter is coming to Sky Movies this November.
Every Gucci icon tells a story. What will yours be?
Working with Spun films The VFXco have created a series of films to for the new Gucci icon range.
Zulu Winter - Key to my Heart
Produced & Directed by David Higgs
Dogs with Sunglasses
Diesel Summer 2012 Collection
Directed by Tim & Joe
Big Brother 2012
Big Brother will return to your screens in the coming weeks and to get you in the mood, Five have filmed/posted a shiny new promo @ The VFXco.
BT Infinity interactive
The Vfxco were recently commissioned by Minds eye to help generate the seamless BT infinity interactive spot.
De Beers - Cherry Blossom by Christopher Sweeney (Shot & posted @ studio 66)
Fiat 500 by Gucci
High heels, handbags and perfume bottles are transformed by a vacuum-forming machine in director Chris Sweeney’s short for the new Fiat 500 by Gucci.
200 Years Citibank
The VFXco have been working with love production companies new talent Najma Bhatti to generate this completely CGI cityscape with time-lapse.
Studio 66 worked with Spun films to generate a new campaign to promote the Eau Sauvage fragrance.
Ruth Hogben's latest project, a creative collaboration with our sister company http://www.thevfxco.co.uk/ and posted at Studio 66
Channel 5 Nokia
To coincide with the launch of their new mobile phone, Nokia became Channel 5's 'Channel Sponsor' with the Lumia handset taking centre-stage in the new Studio 5 idents.
66 have recently completed the post production on the "Samsung Possibilities" Commercials.
Project iPad magazine commissioned 66 to create the live action cover of the lastest issue, featuring Boardwalk empires Steve Buscemi.
Sony Kung Fu
Working with Sony's Darren Stokes, Studio 66 were commissioned to produce 3 Kungfu Idents for the sony Max Channel.
Smallville "The Road to superman promo", the Emmy Award winning show that redefined the story of Superman, is coming to a close.
Hollywood hits season on 4Music
'66 take a deep breath to blow up the giant balloon characters for 4Music's Hit Hollywood season.'
Previsualisation : Philips Carousel
'Our in-house pre-vis team make viewing projects possible both artistically and technically, from concept to finish the product.'