Jan 29, 2019
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40 Before and After Shots That Demonstrate the Power of Visual Effects

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When people say, “we’ll fix it in post”, they’re referring to visual effects. While many people may use special effects (SFX) and visual effects (VFX) interchangeably, there is a difference. It’s easiest to think of SFX as effects that happen ‘in-camera’ while the VFX magic happens in post-production, after the shoot.

Below you will find 40 fantastic examples of visual effects from some of the most popular films in recent time. From ‘green screens’ to CGI, the people who work in the visual effects industry are responsible for bringing many of your favourite films to life.

Like other industries, VFX artists face their own set of challenges. If you’d like to learn more, there’s an interesting 30 minute documentary on YouTube called, Life After Pi, that explores the rapidly changing forces impacting the global VFX community.

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1. 300 – Rise of an Empire

 

2. Life of Pi

 

3. Godzilla

 

4. Brick Mansions

 

5. The Avengers

 

6. Rise of the Planet of the Apes

 

7. RoboCop

 

8. Maleficent

 

9. King Arthur

 

10. The Wolverine

 

11. 300 – The Rise of an Empire

 

12. Godzilla

 

13. The Life of Pi

 

14. Elysium

 

15. Rise of the Planet of the Apes

 

16. The Avengers

 

17. Ender’s Game

 

18. The Chronicles of Narnia

 

19. Man of Tai Chi

 

20. Prometheus

 

21. 300 – The Rise of an Empire

 

22. A Good Day to Die Hard

 

23. The Prey

 

24. 300 – The Rise of an Empire

 

25. The Avengers

 

26. Tron Legacy

 

27. King Arthur

 

28. The Wolverine

 

29. The Rise of the Planet of the Apes

 

30. 300 – The Rise of an Empire

 

31. The Homesman

 

32. RoboCop

 

33. Elysium

 

34. The Wolverine

 

35. RoboCop

 

36. The Monuments Men

 

37. Ender’s Game

 

38. 300 – The Rise of an Empire

 

39. The Chronicles of Narnia

 

40. Maleficent

 

 

 

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art · cgi · digital art · FILM/TV · LISTS · SCI/TECH · vfx

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