Brainstorm founders Glenn Allen and Richard Friedlander were featured on an ABC news piece about visual effects at the Academy Awards. Although not nominated, our work for The Wolf of Wall Street was used to show how important visual effects are, especially when they go unnoticed. Watch the clip to see examples and get some insight into how much of a difference seamless and unseen effects can make.
Here’s a great write up on our use of Imagineer System’s Mocha Pro to handle some of the complex tracking issues in The Wolf of Wall Street.
SpeedTree Brings Photoreal Vegetation to The Wolf of Wall Street - CGW explores how leading-edge graphics techniques, including the 3D modeling, animation and visualization are used in such applications as CAD/CAM/CAE, architecture, scientific visualization, special effects, digital video, film, and interactive entertainment.
A feature in Computer Graphic’s World about Brainstorm Digital’s use of SpeedTree software to create photoreal vegetation elements in their creation of the visual effects for The Wolf of Wall Street.
It's Oscar season and we have much to celebrate! Wolf of
Wall Street was nominated in 5 categories including best
picture and best director! Congratulations to Mr. Scorsese
and the entire cast and crew. Click the link to see all
the nomination announcements.
A big congratulations to Leonardo DiCaprio on his 2014 Golden Globe win for Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy, for his performance in The Wolf of Wall Street. We at Brainstorm are honored to have been a part of this project. If you haven’t already, check out our VFX breakdowns to see how we achieved some of the more challenging shots in the film.
Tis the season of updates! Check out our newly refreshed website, featuring iconic imagery from some of our recent work, The Wolf of Wall Street, The Immigrant, Gold Fever, and more!
FX Guide wrote a great feature on the visual effects in The Wolf of Wall Street. Learn how the VFX supervisor Rob Legato creatively solved problems and, with the help of Brainstorm, successfully created Martin Scorsese’s vision. Read about Brainstorm and all the visual effects for the film on FX Guide.
Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street released last month to much anticipated critical acclaim, and we could not be more proud to have been a part of it. Check out our VFX breakdown for The Wolf of Wall Street to see how we achieved some of the more challenging shots.
Congratulations to the entire cast and crew of History Channel’s “The Men Who Built America” for 4 Emmy Award Nominations this year! Producers Glenn Allen and Rich Friedlander, along with the rest of the Brainstorm Digital Crew are thrilled that the hard work that “built” the show is being recognized.
The show was nominated in the categories of:
- Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series
- Outstanding Cinematography For Nonfiction Programming
- Outstanding Sound Editing For Nonfiction Programming (Single Or Multi-Camera)
- Outstanding Writing For Nonfiction Programming
Congratulations once again! We’ll be rooting for you in September! You can see some of our most exciting VFX breakdowns from the series in the attached video.