Findings

This Is How We Make Moonshiners Shine!

Sometimes motion graphics artists familiarize themselves with some unusual industries while pursuing that perfect image… sometimes they’re hired to construct comprehensive motion graphics on how to make Moonshine, and intriguing information just falls in their laps.

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VFX Artists Can Even Turn The Seasons

While shooting several episodes that kicked off the third season of “Royal Pains,” the tree-lined streets of Montauk, Long Island were unfortunately a landscape of barren branches. Luckily the VFX artists at The Molecule, expert in “invisible” effects, were there to the rescue adding the thousands of necessary leaves to complete the shot.

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The Molecule goes Stereoscopic with Hellbenders!

The Molecule and OffHollywood have teamed up to create the Stereoscopic 3D feature “Hellbenders”. The film, OffHollywood and The Molecule are featured in newest issue of Post Magazine.

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“Swamp People”

In southern Louisiana lurks the largest swamp in the coastal United States. It’s a place where nature reigns supreme and men must fight to survive. This battle is at the center of “Swamp People,” a new show premiering on The History Channel, Sunday, August 22 at 10/9c.

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“Royal Pains” Rap

The Molecule helped to spice up this Season 2 promo video with some key-framed 3D animation and compositing.

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“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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Sephora Goes Tokidoki

Beauty retail giant Sephora recently employed The Molecule’s unique array of 3D talents to help create their first ever commercial spot.

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Flying High

In 2007, The Molecule had the pleasure of VFX Supervising a project half-way around the world. Al Watan, a Kuwaiti television network, was creating an ad campaign to promote itself as the first 100% local station. The spots, directed by Zeyad Alhusaini, were designed to showcase national monuments in an effort to highlight the local nature of the network.

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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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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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