Terminator: Dark Fate
The band is back together for Paramount Pictures’ reboot of the ‘Terminator’ franchise, with originator James Cameron writing and producing, and Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton and Edward Furlong starring. The story follows Sarah Connor and her son, John, as they take the fight to a T-1000 cyborg from the future. Tim Miller directs, and Industrial Light & Magic takes the visual effects lead, with additional contributions by Scanline VFX, Proof, Method Studios, Digital Domain and Rebellion Visual Effects — all working with production visual effects supervisor Eric Barba. Neil Corbould orchestrates high octane on-set special effects.
Ford v Ferrari
The true story of the Ford Motor Company’s determination to beat racing champions Ferrari at the 1966 Le Mans World Championship is brought to the big screen in this 20th Century Fox film directed by James Mangold. Matt Damon and Christian Bale star. Production visual effects supervisor Olivier Dumont orchestrated visual effects shots by Method Studios, Outback Post, Rising Sun Pictures, The Yard VFX, EDI, and Factory VFX. Mark R. Byers supervised special effects.
Netflix offers Martin Scorsese’s long anticipated film about an aging mob hit man, Frank Sheeran, coming to terms with his life, including his involvement in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa. Sequences featuring elderly characters in their younger years relied heavily on state-of-the-art de-aging effects by Industrial Light & Magic. The Oscar-bait film will be released on Netflix Fall 2019, and stars Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino, Anna Paquin and Joe Pesci.
Directed by action wizard Roland Emmerich, and starring Woody Harrelson as Admiral Chester Nimitz, Midway recounts World War II’s naval ‘Battle of Midway’ from the perspectives of those who fought it. Spectacular seafaring combat visuals for the Lionsgate production were created by Pixomondo, Scanline VFX, MELS VFX, and Zero VFX. Greg Strasz oversaw the visual effects assignment; Eric Rylander supervised special effects.
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