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  1. Iron Man - VFX Breakdown

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    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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    • The Future Is Now - Official Prologue

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      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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      • Transformers - Tank VFX Breakdown

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        from Alex Halstead Added 4,483 57 17

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

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        • Naiad Foam - Transformer Tank

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          from Alex Halstead Added 4,417 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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          • Saints Row The Third - Cinematic

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            from Alex Halstead Added 4,201 13 0

            Produced @ Plastic Wax Animation (2011) Role: FX TD - Created and animated a fracturing bottle setup that was automated yet creatively directable. - Created simulations for Jet Thrusters, Turbines…

          • Ghost Rider 2 - Molten Vomit FX Breakdown

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            from Alex Halstead Added 3,814 141 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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            • Naiad R&D

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              from Alex Halstead Added 3,584 94 10

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

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              • Saints Row Cinematic - Thruster FX Breakdown

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                from Alex Halstead Added 3,532 78 2

                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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                • Alex Halstead - Visual Effects Reel 2016

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                  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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                  • Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance - FX Breakdown 2011

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                    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 Waterfall

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                      from Alex Halstead Added 2,706 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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                      • Saints Row Cinematic - Bottle Fracturing FX Breakdown

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                        from Alex Halstead Added 2,429 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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