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Bong Joon-Ho revisits the VFX of Okja

Oct 6, 2017

Collider editor Greg Ellwood recaps the sold-out screening at the Vancouver Film Festival – and the follow-on VFX Q&A with Method VFX Supervisor Erik-Jan de Boer that he moderated; noting that the feature is “expected to be a major contender for a Visual Effects Oscar nomination.” Read more

Method Studios Ramps Up Action for ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

Jul 18, 2017

In Marvel Studios’ and Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man: Homecoming, a regular day for young Peter Parker (Tom Holland) involves equal parts high school drama and neighborhood watch. Directed by Jon Watts, the web-slinging adventure tells a new coming-of-age story for the timeless hero. To bring the adrenaline-charged action to life, Watts and production VFX supervisor Janek Sirrs enlisted Method Studios to create a memorable Washington Monument sequence and sister company Iloura to build detailed environments. Read more

‘Okja’: Finding the Personality Of A CG Super-Pig

Jul 11, 2017

Visual effects studios are perhaps now extremely well-versed in inserting cg creatures into live-action plates. Indeed, that’s something Method Studios was tasked with for Bong Joon-ho’s Okja, which is currently streaming on Netflix and tells the story of an animal genetically modified for food and befriended by a young girl. Read more

The Visual Effects of Okja

Jun 30, 2017

Directed by Bong Joon Ho, Okja relies on visual effects to bring its super-sized animal star to life. Academy Award-winning VFX Supervisor Erik-Jan de Boer led the Method team in Vancouver to create Okja as a living, breathing presence in environments ranging from lush mountain forests to the sunlit streets of New York City and the grim bunkers of the Mirando Corporation’s meat-producing production line. Read more

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