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February 27, 2013
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6 Compositing VFX Breakdowns

Check out the visual effects work behind the magic in these recent compositing breakdown videos. Using industry leading compositing applications entire scenes are transformed and created.

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The following compositing breakdown videos show how visual effects were created using the latest production and post-production techniques.  Go behind-the-scenes of popular films and television shows, like Boardwalk Empire, A Good Day to Die Hard and Big Miracle.

Whether you’re in the video and film production business or are just curious about visual effects, these compositing breakdown videos are sure to impress.  Visual effects and compositing applications such as Autodesk’s Smoke and Flame, Nuke, After Effects and Cinema4D were used to implement the advanced matting, tracking and chroma key techniques shown below.

Big Miracle Compositing Breakdown

Good Day to Die Hard Compositing Breakdown 

Boardwalk Empire Compositing Breakdown

Ericcson TV Commercial Compositing Breakdown

Lotto Bilbanemannen Compositing Breakdown

BBC’s Ripper Street Compositing Breakdown

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  • Michael Lebensfeld

    These breakdowns are great!! I worked at the post house that did all the visual effects for the Happy Endings. We put a breakdown reel together of some of our proudest shots over the 3 seasons it was on air. Check it out and please share:

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