Findings

“Untitled Political Thriller”

A mysterious script landed on the desk of The Molecule, unlabeled and unmarked beyond the words “Untitled Political Thriller.” The enigmatic story of espionage, coded signals, and strange behavior immediately sparked our intrigue. We pored over the script in great detail.

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“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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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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What Could Be More Unusual?

The Unusuals, an ABC primetime show, made for an interesting project for The Molecule. Instead of using a traditional green screen, we were able to experiment with a different technology called Reflecmedia.

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Damages

On FX’s hit show Damages, much of the visual effects employed were created for detail and continuity reasons.

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Burning Flesh

We definitely gave something for Denis Leary’s character Tommy Gavin to feel on last night’s episode of Rescue Me.

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