ILM creates and destroys future San Francisco in Star Trek 2 VFX reels

We may have possibly had a few issues with Star Trek Into Darkness, but I think we can all agree it looked pretty. Industrial Light and Magic just released two behind-the-VFX videos, including how they transformed a shot of pretty much nothing into the Enterprise crashing through a massive metropolis. » 1/09/14 6:42am 1/09/14 6:42am

ILM reveals how they assembled the ultimate Avengers movie shot

Remember that scene in the Avengers? Of course you do — that long, panning shot that showcases all six Avengers, working together to kick Chitauri butt all around midtown Manhattan, which was the greatest non-shawarma-related scene in the entire film? Well, ILM just released the above mini-doc about how they made the… » 12/28/12 7:40am 12/28/12 7:40am

Weird Secrets of The Avengers That You'd Never Have Guessed

You probably think you already know everything about The Avengers. After all, the Marvel superhero team-up movie had years of anticipation and build-up — which actually paid off, with a movie you probably saw more than once. But there are still secrets you'd never have guessed about Joss Whedon's massive… » 9/06/12 11:17am 9/06/12 11:17am

An Inside Look at the Real Stars of Battleship: The Awesome Special…

We've got an exclusive inside look at how Industrial Light & Magic created the big explodey world of Peter Berg's Battleship. It's actually a pretty detailed clip that shows the artists, concept art, the design process, and a few of their meetings with Berg (we love Berg's laser pointer). Watch the visual effects… » 5/10/12 12:19pm 5/10/12 12:19pm