Solo – What are real time VFX ?

Shacknews just put online a interview made at View Conference with Rob Bredow, a VFX sup who worked for ILM on SOLO – A Star Wars story. During this interview, he explains how they used massively real time VFX on this production. You can see in this video another great example of surface projection, this technique where the background is shot live. Where we would have used a green screen and would have added the space in post prod, here the whole outside of the cockpit of the Millenium Falcon is projected live on a screen placed in front of…

Ryan Church – Star Wars, from concepts to shots

Ryan Church is one of the most famous concept artist in the world. Few years ago, he’s painted a lot of concept design for Star Wars episodes II and III that you can find on his amazing website. It’s pretty interesting to compare the concept of an environment, a vehicle, or a creature, with the final version of it that you can see in the shot, to judge how much has been kept from the original idea. That’s exactly the purpose of this 5′ video which take some of the most impressive picture from Ryan Church and show the final…

More Star Wars Traditional Matte Painting

I already put some traditional matte painting from Star Wars in the Gallery, but I just found new one I didn’t know ! I had to post them here ! I know, we always keep referring to Star Wars, which has been now done 35 years ago, but hey, it’s so cool to see Chris Evans adding small details to the Death Star, or Mike Pangrazio to paint parts of the Millenium Falcon ! Hope you enjoy it ! Just click on the pictures to enlarge them.