Tag: special effects

Viggo Mortensen Says Shooting The “LOTR” Trilogy Was Messy

May 18, 20140 Comments

Actor Viggo Mortensen, who played Aragorn, chatted with The Telegraph and expressed his true feelings towards Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy. According to him, shooting the trilogy was a mess and relied too much on CGI. Mortensen says Jackson and producers “were in a lot of trouble” before the first film proved to […]

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Second Behind The Scenes Featurette For “Wolf Creek 2”

April 15, 20140 Comments

A second featurette has been released from Image Entertainment’s highly anticipated slasher, Wolf Creek 2. Go behind-the-scenes and see how director Greg McLean shot a nasty beheading scene with villain Mick Taylor (John Jarratt). Ryan Corr, Shannon Ashlyn and Philipe Klaus star alongside John Jarratt.. Synopsis: “Lured by the promise of an Australian holiday, backpackers Rutger, […]

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Details For Greg Nicotero And KNB Documentary “Nightmare Factory”

October 1, 2013

At the “All Hallows’ Evil” Halloween marathon running October 30th-31st, EPIX is premiering NIGHTMARE FACTORY, a 90-minute documentary about the acclaimed Oscar-winning Hollywood special effects house KNB, responsible for creating “The Walking Dead” zombies and the makeup effects for close to 1,000 feature films. Even if you’re not aware of Greg Nicotero or his KNB […]

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3 Videos Take A Look At The Special Effects Of “World War Z”

September 16, 2013

Brad Pitt’s World War Z pulled in an impressive $536 million this summer. Now, come see three behind-the-scenes clips; “The Wall,” “Reinventing Zombies” and “Plane Special Effects.” Synopsis: “A former UN investigator is thrust into the middle of trying to stop what could be the end of the world. Worldwide destruction sends him around the globe seeking […]

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Images: Special Make-Up Effects On “The Dark Knight”

August 19, 2013

Creatures Inc Ltd posted some behind-the-scenes images detailing their work on Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight. Featured are images of Aaron Eckhart’s transformation from Gotham City’s White Knight, Harvey Dent, to the villainous Two-Face. There are also a couple pictures of The Joker’s prosthetics worn by Heath Ledger. The special effects artists at New Deal Studios […]

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Making the gore for “Maniac” starring Elijah Wood

June 21, 2013

Check out this gory new behind-the-scenes making-of featurette for IFC’s remake of MANIAC, which arrives on VOD platforms today! In the remake, “Frank (Elijah Wood) is the withdrawn owner of a mannequin store, but his life changes when young artist Anna appears asking for his help with her new exhibition. As their friendship develops and […]

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“The Walking Dead” Zombie School with Greg Nicotero

May 7, 2013

In the following video Executive Producer Greg Nicotero gives you a look inside Zombie School, where extras learn how to become undead in AMC’s popular “The Walking Dead.”

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Behind the Gore: The Walking Dead season 3

April 15, 2013

Stargate Studios shows off this pretty cool reel breaking down the effects it worked on for this past season of The Walking Dead.

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