Findings

VFX for TV: The Molecule in Post Magazine

As TV shows are able to employ more and more visual effects, it’s up to companies like the Molecule to meet the demand. In a new article in Post Magazine, the Molecule’s own Luke DiTommaso (VFX Supervisor/COO) weighs in on VFX for TV.

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“Dark was the Night”

In addition to creating the film’s VFX, The Molecule will also be co-producing “Dark Was The Night” alongside Caliber Media Co.

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Sending Oscar Nominee “Time Freak” Into History

The Molecule is proud to have provided visual effects for Oscar Nominated Short “Time Freak” and will be rooting for it during Sunday’s Award Ceremony.

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A Smash On Broadway

Despite our Broadway address, the Molecule hasn’t had much experience with Broadway proper

…until now.

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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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“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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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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