Special & Visual Effects

In the movies, nothing is impossible. These videos shine a light on the behind-the-scenes work that goes into creating some of the wildest creatures, epic explosions and fantastic worlds in cinema history.
Evil Dead: Loving the Unnatural
By What's So Great About That?
How Rian Johnson Created a Breathtaking Explosion in The Last Jedi
By Thomas Flight
David Fincher – Invisible Details
By kaptainkristian
4 Ways 2001: A Space Odyssey Was a Visual-Effects Pioneer
By Vulture
Jurassic Park - Pushing The Limits of Visual Effects
By kaptainkristian
The Thing - The Fundamentals of Effective Horror
By Jack's Movie Reviews
Goodbye Uncanny Valley
By Alan Warburton
I'm Tripping Out Man! – Psychedelic CGI in Modern Blockbusters
By Film Qualia
1933: King Kong - How Early Special Effects Created the 8th Wonder of the World
By One Hundred Years of Cinema
BladeRunner 2049 - Making of BUF
By BUF
Creating Scarlett Johansson's Computer-Generated Body Suit | Ghost in the Shell | Design FX | WIRED
By WIRED
Creating the Sights and Sounds of "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial"
By Oscars
Designing Dumbo – How VFX Brought Tim Burton’s Elephant to Life
By Little White Lies
How Animators Created the Spider-Verse | WIRED
By WIRED
How Black Panther's Visual Effects Were Made | WIRED
By WIRED
How Fake Weather Is Made For TV And Movies
By INSIDER
How Game of Thrones' Visual Effects Draw Us In
By The Take by ScreenPrism
How ILM Manscaped the Orcs of Warcraft
By WIRED
How Marvel Built the VFX in Ant-Man and the Wasp | WIRED
By WIRED
How Orphan Black Creates Convincing Clones | Design FX | WIRED
By WIRED
How Pixar Helped Win 27 of the Last 30 Oscars for Visual Effects | WIRED
By WIRED
How Realistic Fake Foods Are Made For TV And Movies
By INSIDER
How 'Rogue One' Recreated Grand Moff Tarkin | Design FX | WIRED
By WIRED
How The Rock Face Swapped with Vine Star Sione in 'Central Intelligence' | Design FX
By WIRED
How They Animated 'The Lego Batman Movie' | Design FX | WIRED
By WIRED
Inside Pete’s Dragon's Amazing Visual Effects | Design FX | WIRED
By WIRED
Inside Star Trek Beyond’s Amazing Visual Effects | Design FX
By WIRED
Inside the Visual Effects of "Independence Day: Resurgence" | Design FX
By WIRED
'Kong: Skull Island' - The VFX Tools Behind the King of the Jungle | Design FX | WIRED
By WIRED
Outstanding Collaborative Performance: The Fly (1986)
By Press Play Video Blog
Quick D: Wall Walking
By Captain Disillusion
Rear Projection: How It Works
By Fandor
Special Effects in The Lord of the Rings: The Essence of Movie Magic
By Film Radar
The Art and Ethics of Digital De-Aging (Part 1 of 2)
By Fandor
The Art and Ethics of Digital De-Aging (Part 2 of 2)
By Fandor
The Art of Animating Kubo's Epic Opening Scene | WIRED
By WIRED
The Harry Potter Universe Gets a Visual Effects Overhaul | Design FX | WIRED
By WIRED
The Psychedelic Effect in Film
By Hazy Daze Media
The Shape of Water scene deconstruction || Dan Laustsen || Case Study
By CookeOpticsTV
THE ULTIMATE HISTORY OF CGI
By Vashi Nedomansky
VFXcool: Back to the Future Trilogy (1/2)
By Captain Disillusion
VFXcool: Back to the Future Trilogy (2/2)
By Captain Disillusion
Practical Effects in Horror
By Bryce Keaton
The Films of Steven Soderbergh :: Solaris
By Hello Wizard