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  1. Transformers - Tank VFX Breakdown


    from Alex Halstead Added 4,501 59 17

    Personal project I did back in 2009. 3ds Max, FumeFX, Mental Ray, Photoshop, Nuke.

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    • Ghost Rider 2 - Molten Vomit FX Breakdown


      from Alex Halstead Added 3,828 141 14

      I finally made some time to do a simple breakdown of one of the crazier shots I worked on for Ghost Rider - Spirit of Vengeance. I was responsible for FX Development, Rendering, additional Lighting…

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      • Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance - FX Breakdown 2011


        from Alex Halstead Added 2,855 199 12

        This is from a few years ago now but I thought i'd put together another breakdown from Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance. The Director's notes was to make the explosion 'over the top',…

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        • Naiad Foam - Transformer Tank


          from Alex Halstead Added 4,421 92 12

          This is my first go with Foam in Naiad. Thought it would be fun to use an old Transformer scene I made a few years ago. The foam is non ballistic and has clamped velocities. I wanted a more generic…

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          • Alex Halstead - Visual Effects Reel 2016


            from Alex Halstead Added 3,087 239 11

            A compilation of my latest and greatest FX work. Projects: Suicide Squad (2016) The Angry Birds Movie (2016) Gods of Egypt (2016) The SpongeBob Movie (2015) The Lego Movie (2014) Deepsea…

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            • Naiad R&D


              from Alex Halstead Added 3,586 94 10

              Compilation of some tests I've done with Naiad over the last few weeks.

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              • The Future Is Now - Official Prologue


                from Alex Halstead Added 8,806 217 10

                THE FUTURE IS NOW is a prologue Sci-Fi short film based on a futuristic space company known as EXOCORP. Featuring beautiful imagery of star map technology, alien planets and futuristic advances in…

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                • Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Trailer


                  from Alex Halstead Added 905 21 7

                  Iloura is hard at work creating smoke, flames, burning skulls, molten chains and many more explosive sequences for this much darker sequel. The film is due to be released in theatres in the US on…

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                  • Saints Row Cinematic - Bottle Fracturing FX Breakdown


                    from Alex Halstead Added 2,436 68 6

                    Simple FX breakdown of a shot I worked on for the Saints Row Cinematic at Plastic Wax Animation back in 2011. The Cinematic involved alot of timeramping so each effect had to work visually for both…

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                    • Naiad Waterfall


                      from Alex Halstead Added 2,717 60 6

                      A simple water fall sim I did some time ago. Simulated with Naiad and rendered with Krakatoa, mist made with FumeFX. PLEASE WATCH IN HD!

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                      • Iron Man - VFX Breakdown


                        from Alex Halstead Added 9,364 62 5

                        Personal Project from 2011 - Modelling, Rigging and Animation in 3ds Max - Lighting and FX in Maya - Shading and Rendering with Mental Ray for Maya - Texturing with Photoshop - Compositing in Nuke

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                        • FX R&D - Realflow/Krakatoa Water Tower


                          from Alex Halstead Added 2,365 34 4

                          Found this render from a personal project I did in 2010 and thought I'd chuck it up.

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