Category: Press

Computer Graphics World: A Monumental Role

Cinesite, a leading film visual effects house, completed VFX shots on the new Columbia Pictures/20th Century Fox film The Monuments Men. Directed by and starring George Clooney, The Monuments Men has a fantastic cast, including Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman and Cate Blanchett, among other A-list Hollywood stars. Another high-powered star: visual effects, though in an […]

FXguide: Russian Roulette – Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Jack Ryan – which follows a former Marine (Chris Pine) uncovering a plot to devalue American currency – features several Moscow and New York locations that could not always be filmed at their actual locations, the involvement of the film’s visual effects teams, led by principal vendor Cinesite was crucial. One such location was the […]

FXguide: What’s the Dish on Cinesite’s Beans?

When Cinesite wanted to promote their animation capabilities and add to the studio’s already impressive showreel, they decided to push forward on a short film. That project became Beans, a faux commercial directed by animator Alvise Avati and produced by animation director Eamonn Butler. We talk to both artists about the evolution of this moon-monster […]