Paul Louwen

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A graphic tale: the visual effects of Mad Max: Fury Road

Find out how the more than 2000 VFX shots in George Miller's Fury Road were made.

'It certainly wasn't an easy shoot': The story of Alien 3's tortured gestation, as told by its cast and creators

By all accounts, Alien 3 should have been one of the most successful sequels of all time. At the close of 1986’s rip-roaring Aliens, Sigourney …

With Independence Day set to resurge in 2016, it's time to revisit the original

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: otherworldly invaders come to Earth and summarily slaughter its inhabitants but thanks to the efforts of …

Behold some of the best Steadicam shots of all time

If you love filmmaking you will love this 10-minute montage of some of the best steadicam shots in cinema history. It's definitely missing some great …

The visual effects legend behind 'Ghostbusters' and 'Terminator 2' on realism, restraint, and adventure

For over 25 years, John Bruno has created some of the most memorable visual effects in film, and he’s got an Oscar (and a pile of nominations) to prove it. His credits include classics like <i>Heavy Metal</i>, <i>Batman Returns</i>, and <i>Ghostbusters</i>. And his collaborations with longtime friend James Cameron gave us</i> …

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Original Story Changed Weeks Before Filming

<i>Rise of the Planet of the Apes</i> was a big success, and 20th Century Fox wanted a sequel in theaters for May 2014. <i>Rise</i> director <b>Rupert Wyatt</b> didn’t feel …

Tip voor wie toch liever de Amerikaanse Netflix gebruikt

Voor iedereen die klaagt over het magere aanbod van de Nederlandse Netflix circuleert er een gemakkelijke oplossing op het web: Media Hint. Hiermee …

Making 'Man of Steel': a conversation with visual effects supervisor John 'DJ' DesJardin

Zack Snyder’s <i>Man of Steel</i> opened to record-breaking box office numbers, thanks in no small part to its arresting visual sequences. One of the individuals behind those scenes is the film’s visual effects supervisor, John “DJ” DesJardin. First drawn to effects work after seeing the likes of <i>2001: A</i> …