Just like those big posters comparing the size of various spaceships, this great poster compares an impressive array of movie robots, cyborgs,and mecha.
If you’re reading Cinefex 139 on your iPad, you might see a familiar face on the page just before the “Ape Apocalypse” article on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Tell your friends!
Plus, if you’re listening to our Episode 008A featuring Harrison Ellenshaw and John Van Vliet talking about their experience working on Tron, you can also read along with Cinefex 8 and every other back issue on your iPad!
"More human than human" is our motto.
Wanna know something? Editing used to be a “woman’s job” during the days of the old hollywood studio system, because it was done in an assembly-line fashion and seen as menial and boring. But as soon as editing began to be recognized as an art form, men swarmed the position
We should also think about these numbers when it comes to WOC, Queer, and/or *Trans women in the industry.
I’m curious to know what the gender split is in VFX work. IIRC, in the documentary Sense of Scale, there was only one woman represented in their 32 interviews of miniature / model shop artisans. Is the rest of VFX also overwhelmingly male?
We chat with visual effects artists Harrison Ellenshaw and John Van Vliet about their work on the 1982 cult classic Tron, and hear about the hand-drawn animation that people think was CGI, and just how crazy it was to work on the film!
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Still working on the Silent Running half of 008, but TRON is in the bag! I’m editing the last of the interview with Harrison Ellenshaw and John Van Vliet right now, and it will be heading to your pod-catcher of choice Friday morning!
In the meantime, have you checked out the new issue of Cinefex? It features articles on this summer’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Edge of Tomorrow, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and my personal favorite, Guardians of the Galaxy!