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Q&A with American Gods’ visual effects designer Kevin Tod Haug

Nikos Jun 22, 2017 VFX 0

By IAN FAILES If you’ve been watching the Starz series American Gods, then you’ve already seen the unique approach that Visual Effects Designer Kevin Tod Haug brings to each project he works on. With credits on projects such as Fight Club, The Cell, Panic Room, Stay and Quantum of Solace, Haug tends to push things […]

‘Alien: Covenant’: How the VFX Team Engineered Those Terrifying Xenomorph and Neomorph Creatures

Nikos Jun 20, 2017 VFX 0

VFX studio MPC helped Ridley Scott redefine the iconic Xenomorph and create the new Neomorph in the latest “Alien” installment. By Bill Desowitz For “Alien: Covenant,” Ridley Scott not only redesigned H.R Giger’s iconic Xenomorph creature from the first movie, but also unveiled the new Neomorph. They’re a fascinating study in contrast (and brilliantly animated […]

New Aristotle University of Thessaloniki promo video with PixelsRepublic’s VFX features

Nikos Jun 14, 2017 VFX 0

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki celebrates its 90th anniversary and has therefore launched a new official promotional video titled “Passing the knowledge baton”. Our creative studio had the opportunity to participate in this project and be represented by PixelsRepublic’s Creative Director Yiannis Liolios, who has been responsible for the video’s VFX features, a core part of […]

What I learned from my mentor, Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Phil Tippett

Nikos Jun 13, 2017 VFX 0

What I learned from my mentor, Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Phil Tippett Image Engine‘s Thomas Schelesny – VFX supervisor on episodes of Game of Thrones – discusses working under legendary creature creator Phil Tippett on films like Starship Troopers (above), and where we’re at with VFX in 2017. Phil Tippett is renowned in the world of visual effects. […]