NVIZ virtual camera system helps visualise the world of The Midnight Sky

VFX supervisor, Matt Kasmir and executive producer, Greg Baxter, enlisted NVIZ and their virtual camera system, ARENA, to help in the planning of the space walk and Maya’s subsequent death on George Clooney’s Oscar nominated film, The Midnight Sky. Led by head of visualisation, Janek Lender, the team at NVIZ initially helped to visualise Maya’s … Read more

Martin Ruhe ASC / The Midnight Sky

ON A MISSION The filmmaking maestros behind sci-fi epic The Midnight Sky shot in snowstorms, created photorealistic virtual environments, and seamlessly blended stellar visual effects with stunning cinematography to tell a tale of two disparate environments. When the opportunity arose to explore two worlds – the Arctic and space – while lensing apocalyptic space drama … Read more

Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC / Hail, Caesar!

Lights, camera, abduction… Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC /Hail, Caesar! Lights, camera, abduction… Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC /Hail, Caesar! Picture this. Hollywood. Early 1950s. Motion picture production is in full swing, with all manner of colourful productions and characters. Over at Capitol Pictures, rugged studio fixer Eddie Mannix is busily trying to solve the … Read more

Claudio Miranda ASC / Tomorrowland

Future Shock Claudio Miranda ASC / Tomorrowland Future Shock Claudio Miranda ASC / Tomorrowland Claudio Miranda ASC, the Chilean cinematographer who won an Oscar and BAFTA in 2013 for Ang Lee’s Life Of Pi, most recently photographed director Brad Bird’s ambitious Tomorrowland for Disney. Set in the present day, the story – penned by Bird … Read more

Glenn Freemantle / Gravity

Space Suite Glenn Freemantle / Gravity Space Suite Glenn Freemantle / Gravity Gravity  was the big effects movie of 2013, a thrilling, thoughtful, occasionally sentimental and senses-stretching ride back to earth from the void of space. There was probably no doubt in the mind of director and co-writer Alfonso Cuarón that this had to be … Read more

Phedon Papamichael ASC /
The Ides of March

Conspiracy Theories Phedon Papamichael ASC / The Ides of March Conspiracy Theories Phedon Papamichael ASC / The Ides of March Just in time for the 2012 United States presidential race comes The Ides Of March, a political thriller in which a young, idealistic staffer learns a hard lesson in dirty politics, writes David Heuring.   … Read more

Martin Ruhe / The American

An Italian Job Martin Ruhe  / The American  An Italian Job Martin Ruhe  / The American  In 2007, the feature film Control earned Best British Independent Film and Best Director Award for Anton Corbijn at the British Independent Film Awards. The film also earned kudos at BAFTA, Cannes and other festivals around the globe.   … Read more