Category Archives: Hobbit

New Animation Reel

It’s been a long time since I cut a reel and I’ve been meaning to for a while. Well, I finally got around to it! Ironically the newest work on here is still already a year and a half old: Morgan Loomis … Continue reading

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Hobbit 3 First Trailer

There you have it:

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Making of Smaug Featurette

I believe this is what was shown for the VES awards:

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Onward and Upward

Well Hobbit is out, it seems to have been received with a mixture of excitement and disappointment, I wont mention which camp I fall into, suffice to say that I think Smaug turned out pretty well. Let me know what … Continue reading

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Hobbit 2 Extended Trailer

I can’t help but be just a little bit excited by this new extended trailer:

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Hobbit 2 Teaser

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More Weta Hobbit Videos

There’s been a couple more videos posted to the Weta Digital Youtube page, including this short overview of the different sort of effects in the film:

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Weta Youtube Channel

Weta has a youtube channel: www.youtube.com/user/wetadigitalvisualfx Right now there’s three short featurettes about a few Hobbit characters, like the Goblin King:

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So, The Hobbit is Out of the Bag

Let me know what you thought, especially if you saw it at 48 fps. The reviews have been mixed but mostly good, so I’m very curious to see how fellow VFX artists and the general public receive it. It’s such a huge … Continue reading

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Happy Hobbit Premier Day

Wellington is abustle for the premier today, live stream is almost starting! And if you haven’t seen the latest production diary, it features the animation department:

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