Findings

“Rescue Me” – Bridge Jumper Scene

When VFX Helps to Tell A Story

Rescue Me’s second to last episode of season 5 aired last Tuesday. There was a scene of the firefighters trying to talk down a suicidal bridge-jumper. In the end, the Ponzi Scheme victim jumps off the bridge. It wasn’t safe to get the shot through the lens, so we helped out.

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Tutorial: Black is the New Green

Chris Healer Gets Into the Nitty-Gritty of Keying Over Black

Keying material over black screen can be a little tricky. Luckily, Chris is here to share some step-by-step tips to help you navigate your next black screen shot.

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Farming Intelligence

The Molecule tells all behind the building of their own custom render farm.

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Spinning Interactively

The Molecule helped to create an interactive installation for the gorgeous new IAC building in the Chelsea neighborhood in Manhattan. Find out how the team created a beautiful installation that pulls real-time data to engage curious guests.

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Dot, Dot, Dot

LED Lights Become Tracking Markers in the Dark

What happens when you’re shooting a dark scene, and your tape tracking markers don’t show up? Answer: MacGyver your own light-up tracking point.

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