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The Original Lightsaber Effect

Practical effects wizard Joey Shanks shows us how to replicate the lightsaber effect seen in the first Star Wars movie not using digital trickery, but the same 3M Scotchlite reflection effect that Lucas and his team used back in 1977. The spinning blade trick was brilliant. Link More Awesome Stuff for You to Click On: […]

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Truck Flipper v Bus Puncher

The latest short from RocketJump parodies the worst of Hollywood, as two studio execs face off to see who can come up with the best scene where a hero uses their fist to stop a moving vehicle. We’d punch a Super Star Destroyer if we could. Link More Awesome Stuff for You to Click On: […]

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Roller Coaster Tycoon IRL 2

A few years ago, Andrew Mc Murry made a short film about being a real life Roller Coaster Tycoon. His newest short revisits the classic theme park simulator, this time from the perspective of a customer. Link More Awesome Stuff for You to Click On: GTA V Lightsaber BattleZelda vs. PeachLeonard in Slow MotionThe Boy […]

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It starts out like any ordinary aircraft landing, but this video of a Boeing 777 coming in at Frankfurt Airport in Germany takes an unusual turn about half way through, thanks to the use of some clever VFX. You’ve gotta love the discussions on YouTube whether it’s fake or not. Link More Awesome Stuff for […]

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GTA V Lightsaber Battle

The Dark Side of the Force meets the crazy side of Los Santos as Michael and Trevor duke it out Star Wars-style. Sadly this wasn’t made with a Grand Theft Auto V mod. YouTuber Boris the Blade spent a month and a half with After Effects to add the lightsabers. Hat Tip Link More Awesome Stuff […]

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A Hero Draws Near

Zack “Final Cut” King scribbles down some ideas for his animations, when the ones he discarded decide they’re not quite done with yet, and come back to life to wreck havoc on Zack’s room while he’s away. An fun and well executed short film with clever VFX. Link More Awesome Stuff for You to Click […]

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Film is Fragile

Movie characters run as their world – the film itself – burns and melts. The Mill made this clever short film for the British Film Institute, a charity that restores British movie reels and archives them on discs and digital files. Hat Tip Link More Awesome Stuff for You to Click On: CopycatReal Life Mirror’s […]

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