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How ‘Lovecraft Country’ created its terrifying monsters

HBO’s “Lovecraft Country” debuted the terrifying shoggoth monsters. VFX company Framestore gave the monster thousands of teeth and bladelike arms, in order to ensure that every part of its body functioned as a weapon. Stand-ins on set acted like the monsters before they were eventually replaced with CGI. Visit Insider’s […]
How ‘Lovecraft Country’ created its terrifying monsters
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11 things we learned about the making of ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

Warning: There are major spoilers ahead for “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” Insider spoke with some of the visual effects team at Industrial Light & Magic behind the latest “Star Wars” movie. Visual effects supervisors Patrick Tubach and Roger Guyett shared what went into bringing Rey’s two lightsabers to […]
11 things we learned about the making of ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’
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‘What the hell is this thing?’: Designers on the new ‘Pokémon’ movie detail the bizarre process of translating cartoons into reality

A new, live-action Pokémon movie starring Pikachu arrives on Friday, named “Pokémon Detective Pikachu.” The movie transforms cartoon Pokémon into “real” creatures through the magic of visual effects. In an interview with Wired, the VFX production team related the hilarious challenges they faced in converting Pokémon from cartoons to reality […]
‘What the hell is this thing?’: Designers on the new ‘Pokémon’ movie detail the bizarre process of translating cartoons into reality
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A computer program is turning New York into a beautiful oil painting

VIDEO: A team from University of Freiburg have developed and released an open source code that refers to a video manipulation technique called "neural style transfer." Video artist Danil Krivoruchko and his team used this technique to create a mesmerising video of the landscape of New York City called NYC FLOW.
A computer program is turning New York into a beautiful oil painting