fxguide: the vfx show

fxguide: the vfx show

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Each episode, industry veterans discuss a film and its visual effects.


VFXShow 242: Toy Story 4
Jul 2 • 84 min
We review Toy Story 4
VFXShow 241: Godzilla : King of the Monsters
Jun 20 • 62 min
The guys do battle with Godzilla : King of Monsters
VFXShow 240: Avengers: Endgame
May 13 • 74 min
We’re back from the Snap ! Join Matt Wallin, Jason Diamond and Mike Seymour discussing Avengers: Endgame
VFXShow 239: Spider-Verse And Oscar Predictions
Feb 6 • 72 min
The guys discuss the VES award winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Plus they look to the Oscars.
VFXShow 238: Venom
Oct 24, 2018
This week our mutant panel discuss Venom from Director Ruben Fleischer and VFX by DNEG
VFXShow 237: Mission Impossible Fallout
Aug 28, 2018 • 69 min
In this week’s podcast the guys discuss MI: Fallout (plus Siggraph 2018 and the state of vfx).
VFXShow 236: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Jul 16, 2018 • 66 min
The panel is cloned for our look at the VFX in the latest Jurassic World film.
VFXShow 235: Westworld Series 2 Special
Jun 24, 2018 • 97 min
Doesn’t look like anything to us: Westworld VFXShow
VFXShow234: Solo: A Star Wars Story
Jun 20, 2018 • 76 min
The team make the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs, and discuss at the VFX behind Solo.
VFXShow 233: Deadpool 2
Jun 12, 2018 • 68 min
The drop in on the vfx of Deadpool 2
VFXShow232: Avengers: Infinity War (The Stones reform)
May 24, 2018 • 72 min
Grab your gauntlets : After ten years it’s War.
VFXShow 231: Ready Player One
Apr 4, 2018 • 57 min
We have three players ready to discuss the VFX of the Oasis in Ready Player One.
VFXShow 230: Black Panther
Mar 6, 2018 • 87 min
We discuss the VFX work of the mega hit Black Panther.
VFXShow 229: Star Wars, The Last Jedi
Dec 22, 2017 • 79 min
The Force is strong in this one….or is it?
VFXShow 228 : Thor: Ragnarok.
Dec 10, 2017 • 61 min
The team discuss Director Taika Waititi’s smash hit Thor: Ragnarok.
VFXShow 227 : Mother!
Oct 26, 2017 • 69 min
The team discuss director Darren Aronofsky complex and challenging film: Mother!
VFXShow 226 : Blade Runner 2049
Oct 17, 2017 • 89 min
The team discuss one of the year’s most anticipated films : Blade Runner 2049
VFXShow 225 : Star Trek Discovery
Oct 3, 2017 • 66 min
We discuss Star Trek Discovery, its visual effects and the interesting business model.
VFXShow 224 : Close Encounters
Sep 26, 2017 • 79 min
A Retro show on the brilliant Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
VFXShow 223 : IT
Sep 20, 2017 • 69 min
The guys bandy together to discuss IT
VFXShow 222 : Game of Thrones Series & Finale
Sep 13, 2017 • 67 min
The team discuss the VFX of Game of Thrones.
VFXShow 221 : Wonder Woman
Jun 22, 2017 • 80 min
The team discuss the VFX of Wonder Woman.
VFXShow 220 : Alien Covenant
Jun 12, 2017 • 69 min
In this episode we discuss Alien Covenant.
VFXShow 219 : Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2.
Jun 1, 2017 • 100 min
The fxguide family discuss Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
VFXShow 218 : Kong – Skull Island.
Mar 28, 2017 • 69 min
The guys discuss the 70’s retro Kong Action Film: Skull Island.
VFXShow 217 : Logan
Mar 9, 2017 • 66 min
The guys discuss the Epic Masterpiece Logan (well at least some of us think that!)
VFXShow 216 : Oscar Weekend – our predications
Feb 25, 2017 • 73 min
The guys discuss the nominations and possible winners at this week’s Oscars.
vfxshow 215: A Monster Calls the vfxshow (Bonus Sundance chat)
Jan 30, 2017 • 79 min
The guys discuss the moving film: A Monster Calls, and we hear about the latest from Sundance.
vfxshow 214: Look who’s Tarkin’ now: Star Wars Rogue One
Dec 23, 2016 • 95 min
As requested: the Force is will us and we are with the Force.
vfxshow 213: Westworld Bonus Ep:
Dec 12, 2016 • 64 min
As promised the bonus vfxshow after the huge episode 10 final, as the guys go off their loop.
vfxshow 212: Arrival
Nov 29, 2016 • 83 min
The guys discuss the instant Sci-Fi classic Arrival.
vfxshow 211: Doctor Strange
Nov 16, 2016 • 61 min
The guys discuss the latest Marvel blockbuster: Doctor Strange.
vfxshow 210: Westworld(s): These violent delights have violent ends
Oct 24, 2016 • 92 min
The guys discuss the outrageously brilliant Westworld.
vfxshow 209: Star Trek Beyond
Aug 10, 2016 • 64 min
The guys discuss the visual effects of Star Trek Beyond (and some of what happened at Siggraph 2016)
vfxshow 208: Captain America : Civil War
May 26, 2016 • 82 min
The vfxshow’s Captain America Civil War…the boys take sides.
vfxshow 206: Batman Vs Superman
May 15, 2016 • 67 min
The guys bust up Batman vs. Superman (Please don’t mention Matha)
the vfx show #206: Deadpool
Feb 29, 2016 • 65 min
Mike Seymour, Jason Diamond and Matt Wallin get close-up with the merc with a mouth as they review the visual effects of Deadpool.
the vfx show #205: The Force Awakens
Dec 23, 2015 • 64 min
Mike Seymour, Jason Diamond and Matt Wallin head to a galaxy far, far away to discuss Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens.
the vfx show #204: Spectre
Nov 19, 2015 • 64 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Todd Scholton decide whether the world is enough in the new Bond film, Spectre.
the vfx show #203: The Martian
Oct 5, 2015 • 50 min
Mike Seymour and Zap Andersson discuss the visual effects in Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’, in this special vfx show recorded in Stockholm, Sweden.
the vfx show #202: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation
Sep 1, 2015 • 61 min
Mike Seymour, Jason Diamond and Matt Wallin accept their mission to discuss the plot and visual effects in Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation and look back at the first Mission: Impossible film.
the vfx show #201: Ant-Man
Aug 4, 2015 • 61 min
Mike Seymour, Matt D. Leonard and Jason Diamond discuss the story and visual effects in the latest Marvel Film, Ant-Man.
the vfx show #200: The Digital Character
Jul 14, 2015 • 97 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and TyRuben Ellingson celebrate the 200th episode of the vfx show by deep diving into the creation, development and use of digital characters in film.
the vfx show #199: Jurassic World
Jun 25, 2015 • 67 min
Mike Seymour, Jason Diamond and Matt Leonard discuss the visual effects in Jurassic World.
the vfx show #198: Mad Max: Fury Road
Jun 9, 2015 • 73 min
Mike Seymour, Zap Andersson and Nick Lambert barrel down Fury Road as they discuss the plot, cinematography and visual effects in Mad Max: Fury Road.
the vfx show #197: Avengers: Age of Ultron
May 20, 2015 • 81 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Ian Failes discuss the visual effects work done in Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron.
the vfx show #196: Chappie
Mar 25, 2015 • 70 min
Mike Seymour, Andrew Usher and Zap Andersson discuss the visual effects in Neill Blomkamp’s latest film, Chappie.
the vfx show #195: Kingsman: The Secret Service
Mar 10, 2015 • 74 min
Mike Seymour, Jason Diamond and Matt Wallin discuss the visual effects in Kingsman: The Secret Service.
the vfx show #194: Predicting the VFX Oscar winner
Jan 26, 2015 • 67 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Todd Vaziri (Oscar Predictinator) discuss the nominees for the 87th Academy Award for achievement in visual effects.
the vfx show #193: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Jan 19, 2015 • 60 min
Mike Seymour, Jason Diamond and Ian Failes discuss the visual effects in Peter Jackson’s final film from middle-earth, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.
the vfx show #192: Interstellar
Nov 21, 2014 • 71 min
Mike Seymour, Zap Andersson and Andrew Usher discuss the science, story and visual effects in the most anticipated science fiction film of the year, Interstellar.
the vfx show #191: Birdman
Nov 6, 2014 • 62 min
Mike Seymour, Adam Lisagor and Ian Failes discuss the invisible VFX and unique cinematography in Birdman.
the vfx show #190: Bungie’s Destiny
Oct 9, 2014 • 74 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and new vfx show host Andrew User discuss the new Bungie game Destiny, and look at the state of the industry in console titles.
the vfx show #189: Retro show – Xmen
Sep 16, 2014 • 54 min
Mike Seymour, Zap Andersson and Ian Failes look back at the first X-Men film, in this another of our popular Retro shows.
the vfx show #188: Guardians of the Galaxy
Aug 27, 2014 • 98 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and TyRuben Ellingson discuss the visual effects in this summer’s blockbuster Marvel Studios film, Guardians of the Galaxy.
the vfx show #187: Lucy
Aug 7, 2014 • 70 min
Mike Seymour, Mark Christiansen and Jason Diamond discuss Lucy, and also delve into the VFX of other recent Scarlett Johansson films Under the Skin and Her.
the vfx show #186: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Jul 23, 2014 • 87 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Jason Diamond discuss the film and visual effects in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
the vfx show #185: Edge of Tomorrow
Jun 23, 2014 • 61 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Jason Diamond discuss the visual effects in the latest Tom Cruise film, Edge of Tomorrow.
the vfx show #184: X-Men: Days of Future Past
Jun 5, 2014 • 61 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Leonard and Zap Andersson discuss the visual effects in X-Men: Days of Future Past.
the vfx show #183: Godzilla
May 23, 2014 • 67 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Jason Diamond discuss the visual effects in Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla.
the vfx show #182: Captain America: The Winter Soldier
May 7, 2014 • 73 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Ian Failes discuss the visual effects in this summer’s Marvel Studios’ film, Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
the vfx show #181: Noah
Apr 15, 2014 • 71 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and TyRuben Ellingson discuss the deluge in Darren Aronofsky’s Noah.
the vfx show #180: Vikings and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Mar 20, 2014 • 67 min
Mike Seymour and Zap Andersson discuss the VFX in the TV shows Vikings & Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Please note we did not properly credit FuseFX who did incredible work on S.H.I.E.L.D.
the vfx show #179: 2014 Oscar Preview Show
Feb 26, 2014 • 62 min
Mike Seymour, Jason Diamond and Mark Christiansen discuss the 2014 VFX Oscar nominated films in this years Oscar Preview show.
the vfx show #178: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Feb 1, 2014 • 64 min
Mike Seymour, TyRuben Ellingson and Jason Diamond discuss the story and visual effects of Ben Stiller’s, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
the vfx show #177: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Dec 20, 2013 • 90 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Jason Diamond review and discuss the visual effects in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
the vfx show #176: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Dec 8, 2013 • 72 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Jason Diamond break down the visual effects in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
the vfx show #175: Thor: The Dark World
Nov 19, 2013 • 74 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Ian Failes discuss the visual effects of Thor: The Dark World.
the vfx show #174: Gravity
Oct 17, 2013 • 63 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Jason Diamond discuss the visual effects in Alfonso Cuarón’s record-breaking film, Gravity.
the vfx show #173: Rush + exclusive video breakdown
Oct 9, 2013 • 58 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Jason Diamond go racing with Ron Howard’s Rush. Includes an exclusive visual effects breakdown by Double Negative.
the vfx show #172: Elysium
Aug 22, 2013 • 62 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Ian Failes discuss the have, and have-nots of the visual effects in the new Neill Blomkamp film Elysium.
the vfx show #171: Pacific Rim
Aug 2, 2013 • 69 min
Mike Seymour, Jason Diamond and Matt Wallin discuss the visual effects in Guillermo del Toro’s film, Pacific Rim.
the vfx show #170: Man of Steel
Jun 25, 2013 • 87 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Jason Diamond discuss the visual effects of Zack Synder’s Man of Steel.
the vfx show #169: Star Trek Into Darkness
May 29, 2013 • 78 min
Mike Seymour, Mark Christiansen and Jason Diamond discuss the visual effects of J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness.
the vfx show #168: Iron Man 3
May 17, 2013 • 86 min
Mike Seymour, Ian Failes and Matt Wallin discuss the visual effects in the latest Marvel blockbuster superhero film: Iron Man 3.
the vfx show #167: Oblivion
May 3, 2013 • 74 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and TyRuben Ellingson talk about the Sci-Fi Tom Cruise film : “Oblivion”
the vfx show #166: Olympus Has Fallen
Apr 23, 2013 • 59 min
Mike Seymour, Jeff Heusser and Jason Diamond discuss the visual effects and story around the new Antoine Fuqua film, Olympus Has Fallen.
the vfx show #165: Oz the Great and Powerful
Mar 25, 2013 • 71 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Leonard and Zap Andersson discuss the visual effects of the new Sam Raimi prequel, Oz the Great and Powerful.
the vfx show #164: Game of Thrones
Mar 8, 2013 • 72 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Jason Diamond discuss the visual effects created for the second season of the HBO series, Game of Thrones.
the vfx show #163: Doctor Who
Feb 14, 2013 • 75 min
Mike Seymour, Zap Andersson and Ed Moore discuss the visual effects of BBC’s episodic television classic, Doctor Who.
the vfx show #162: 2013 Oscar Preview Show
Jan 30, 2013 • 82 min
Mike Seymour, Todd Vaziri and Matt Wallin discuss the five 2013 Academy Award nominated films in the VFX category and Todd Vaziri’s VFX Predictinator!
the vfx show #161: Life of Pi
Jan 11, 2013 • 70 min
Mike Seymour, TyRuben Ellingson and Matt Wallin discuss the story and visual effects in the Academy Award nominated masterpiece film by Ang Lee, Life of Pi.
the vfx show #160: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Dec 27, 2012 • 87 min
Mike Seymour, Mark Christiansen and Jason Diamond discuss the visual effects in the epic Peter Jackson film, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
the vfx show #159: Flight and Cast Away
Dec 17, 2012 • 58 min
This week we delve into two Robert Zemeckis live action films - Flight (2012) and Cast Away (2000) - both of which feature a dramatic plane crash and invisible/seamless visual effects.
the vfx show #158: Skyfall
Nov 19, 2012 • 81 min
Mike Seymour, Matt D. Leonard and Ed Moore discuss the visual effects in the latest James Bond film, Skyfall.
the vfx show #157: Looper
Oct 22, 2012 • 56 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Leonard and Jason Diamond discuss the visual effects in the feature film Looper.
the vfx show #156: King Kong
Sep 20, 2012 • 86 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and TyRuben Ellingson discuss the visual effects in Peter Jackson’s King Kong.
the vfx show #155: Falling Skies
Sep 6, 2012 • 75 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Ian Failes discuss episodic television visual effects in the sci-fi series, Falling Skies.
the vfx show #154: The Bourne Legacy
Aug 24, 2012 • 60 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Mark Christensen discuss the visual effects in The Bourne Legacy.
the vfx show #153: Total Recall (2012)
Aug 16, 2012 • 75 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Jason Diamond discuss the visual effects in the new 2012 version of Total Recall.
the vfx show #152: The Dark Knight Rises
Jul 24, 2012
Mike Seymour, Jason Diamond and TyRuben Ellingson discuss the visual effects in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises.
the vfx show #151: The Amazing Spider-Man
Jul 12, 2012 • 76 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Leonard and Jason Diamond discuss the visual effects in The Amazing Spider-Man.
the vfx show #150: Snow White and the Huntsman
Jun 28, 2012 • 58 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Jason Diamond talk about the visual effects in the film Snow White and the Huntsman.
the vfx show #149: Prometheus
Jun 14, 2012 • 80 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and TyRuben Ellingson discuss the new Ridley Scott film Prometheus.
the vfx show #148: Men In Black 3
May 31, 2012 • 69 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Leonard and Jason Diamond review the visual effects in Men In Black 3.
the vfx show #147: The Avengers
May 15, 2012 • 71 min
Matt Wallin and Matt Leonard join Mike Seymour to review the visual effects of the year’s biggest film to date: The Avengers.
the vfx show #146: Alien and Aliens
May 1, 2012 • 92 min
In the lead up to the new Ridley Scott Prometheus … Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and TyRuben Ellingson review the vfx in film Alien (and Aliens), in this another of our retro shows.
the vfx show #145: The Hunger Games vfx review
Apr 5, 2012 • 69 min
Mike Seymour, Mark Christiansen and Jason Diamond talk about the story and visual effects in The Hunger Games.
the vfx show #144: John Carter
Mar 19, 2012 • 64 min
Mike Seymour, Jeff Heusser and Matt Wallin travel to Mars to review Andrew Stanton’s John Carter.
the vfx show #143: Men in Black 1 & 2
Mar 6, 2012 • 56 min
Mike Seymour, Matt Leonard and Jason Diamond go back in time and do a retro review of the visual effects in Men in Black 1 & 2.