Findings

“Queen Sugar”

Behind the VFX of OWN’s Upcoming Hit Show

Diverse, Supportive, and High-Caliber are just some of the words that Senior VFX Producer Lauren Ellis uses to describe her experience on set for OWN’s upcoming series “Queen Sugar.”

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Guest Blogging for Pond5

This year we’ve begun monthly blog installments for online stock media library, Pond5 (who also just revamped their website… and it’s super snazzy).

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It’s Been A Ride!

Creating The Roller Coaster Scene in Season 2 of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

Friday April 15th marked the highly-anticipated return of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” to Netflix.

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Limitless 116

Bringing Comic Book Panels to Life

Last week’s episode of Limitless featured some pretty exciting comic-book style animations. Protagonist Brian Finch, his mind turned genius by miracle-drug NZT, begins to see another character’s story as comic book drawings, and the viewer sees the story through his eyes.

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The Molecule Spooktacular

Happy Halloween! Today we’re celebrating by bringing you a spooky selection from The Molecule’s VFX and Motion Graphics archives.

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VR Comes to The Molecule

Virtual Reality has been in the news a lot lately. Every day more companies are latching on and beginning to develop VR pipelines. We at The Molecule are never ones to shy away from new challenges, and we are excited to announce that we have recently made Virtual Reality a growing part of our repertoire.

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Creating the Opening Titles for HBO’s “Ballers”

“Ballers” is HBO’s newest addition to their Sunday night time slot. The show premiered last weekend, and it centers on former NFL player Spencer Strasmore (played by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) who now stays in the game by playing financial advisor to current NFL pros.

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The Subtlety of VFX

Working on “Love And Mercy”

Not all visual effects involve car explosions, buildings toppling over, or satellites circling the earth. Sometimes in order to keep continuity or better tell a story, visual effects are used in subtle ways leaving the audience oblivious the image was ever affected at all.

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Bonnie & Clyde

This day in history in 1934, outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were shot and killed by police in Louisiana. Today we’re revisiting the titles our Motion Graphics department created for a two-part series on the infamous couple, which aired on A&E, History, and Lifetime in December of 2013.

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The Butler

Lee Daniels’ The Butler debuted in theaters in mid-August to hold a commanding grasp on the box office, claiming the number one spot for three weeks. The Molecule is proud to have produced visual effects for over 200 shots that ranged from prosthetic and cosmetic fixes to green screen work. We were even invited to attend the August 5th premier at the Ziegfeld Theatre with Oprah, Lenny Kravitz, Forest Whitaker and the rest of the star-studded cast.

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