Special Effects

Territory Studio; Putting 'The Special Effects' Into Video Games

Alan Boiston | Posted 25.11.2016 | UK Tech
Alan Boiston

Video game creation has long evolved from the one-man development that was once possible in the early 1980's. New complex hardware and ever expanding expectation from consumers has driven both growth and investment, not only expanding the core development team, but also utilising specialists resources around the globe.

Harry Potter: The Creature Vault (Review)

Alice Charles | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Alice Charles

Fans of the books and films will remember that JK Rowling's world of wizardry is populated with a host of magical and frightening creatures, from elves, pixies and familiars to trolls, giants and werewolves, and everything in between.

'Electronic Makeup' Totally Transforms This Model's Face

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Tech

Makeup artists and CGI engineers are usually thought of as being enemies, not friends. This video shows their future might be together, not apart. ...

This Special Effects Reel Proves Nothing Is Real In Westeros

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Tech

'Game of Thrones' is excellent television. It is also, essentially, a video game. That's the conclusion we've drawn from watching the below video, ...

This Toy Gun Fight Escalates FAST

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Tech

Toy gun fights were just a part of growing up, whether you were playing cowboys and indians, or humans against aliens it was almost always 10 per cent...

Turn Your Nerf Gun Into A Sci-Fi Weapon

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Tech

Nerf guns are absolutely not just for kids, as this office-based apocalypse will demonstrate. Imagine then being able to turn your humble Nerf gun int...

Now You Can Create Your Own Pixar Film

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Tech

Pixar is clearly feeling really generous because it has just decided to give away its state-of-the-art RenderMan animation software completely free. ...

The Entire History Of Special Effects... In Three Minutes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Tech

Within the span of human memory, special effects at the movies have gone from firing a rocket at the face of the Moon to... well, pretty much anything...

WATCH: Inception-Style Special Effects On A Budget

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Tech

Spend $350 on some wood, a couple of car rims and some old furniture and lo and behold - you have what it took Christopher Nolan $160 million to creat...

Live And Let Die - 40 Years On and Still the Best Bond

Mike Peake | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Mike Peake

Live And Let Die is hands-down my favourite Bond movie. I love those menacing scenes shot in New York when the city was at its seediest; I love the conveniently-aligned alligators and the mental boat chase in Louisiana.

Jurassic Park Tech: How The Velociraptors Worked In The Classic Dino Movie

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Tech

The world of science recently suffered a collective heartbreak, after it was announced cloning of dinosaurs is impossible. So it looks like - for n...

WATCH: Lego 'Inception' Will Blow Your Mind

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Comedy

It's a well-known fact on the internet that if you can think of something, it'll look better in Lego. This rule applies to football, stand-up routines...

WATCH: Rooney And Co. Get A Goal Celebration Special Effects Makeover

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Wayne Rooney on fire? Arsene Wenger riding a toy horse? Ronaldo firing lasers from his eyes? Well, why they bally hell not, eh? These jaw-dropping ...