25 years' most memorable moments: Captain Marvel

BY: Crystel Newman |

CATEGORIES: interview, jobs, rising sun pictures, rspvfx

CAPTAIN MARVEL [2019] - With Gill Howe

What did RSP do on Captain Marvel?

Striving for picture-perfect realism and applying attention to detail, Rising Sun Pictures produced nearly 300 visual effects shots for Marvel Studios’ film Captain Marvel. The studio executed a host of challenging visuals for the blockbuster production including a fully 3D subterranean aircraft hangar stuffed with military gear and fabricating a series of shimmering holograms …all while helping to turn Samuel L.

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25 years' most memorable moments: the lord of the rings

BY: Crystel Newman |

CATEGORIES: interview, jobs, rising sun pictures, rspvfx

THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING [2003] - With Will Gammon

What did RSP do on The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King?

RSP was a part of one of the most climactic scenes, from one of the most iconic films of all times. We composited a series of shots from the destruction of the ring in Mt Doom. The scene was composited with a number of layers from a miniature set, with various lighting passes that were mixed and balanced in Comp. A number of live action smoke elements and

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25 years' most memorable moments: Australia

BY: Crystel Newman |

CATEGORIES: interview, jobs, rising sun pictures, rspvfx

AUSTRALIA [2008] - With Mel Jones

What did RSP do on Australia?

Rising Sun Pictures created over 150 shots for Baz Luhrmann’s Australia including animating the cattle for the drove sequences using the facility’s in-house crowd system, Posse.

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25 years' most memorable moments: X-Men: days of future past

BY: Crystel Newman |

CATEGORIES: interview, jobs, rising sun pictures, rspvfx

What did RSP do on X-Men: Days Of Future Past?

We completed the VFX work on the Pentagon Kitchen sequence where we see Quicksilver use his powers to stop the rest of the team from getting shot by security guards. He does this by running around the room and setting up little vignettes during the sequence that play out at the end as we return to normal time. As a result continuity across the entire scene was crucial.

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25 years' most memorable moments: Channel 9 News

BY: Crystel Newman |

CATEGORIES: interview, jobs, rising sun pictures, rspvfx

Channel 9 News Coverage
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25 years' most memorable moments: Thor: Ragnarok

BY: Crystel Newman |

CATEGORIES: interview, jobs, rising sun pictures, rspvfx

THOR: RAGNAROK [2017] - With Corinne Teng 

What did RSP do on Thor:Ragnarok?

RSP produced more than 170 final visual effects shots for Thor: Ragnarok. Our team spent more than 18 months helping to craft some of the film’s most memorable, creative and technically challenging scenes. This included a sequence dubbed “Val’s Flashback” involving a furious battle between the film’s villain, Hela (Cate Blanchett), and an army of Valkyrie. The team also played a key role in “The Palace Battle”, an

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25 years' most memorable moments: Ford v Ferrari

BY: Crystel Newman |

CATEGORIES: interview, jobs, rising sun pictures, rspvfx

FORD v FERRARI [2019] - With Malte Sarnes 

What did RSP do on Ford v Ferrari?

RSP helped to recreate one of the most thrilling events in the history of auto racing for Ford v Ferrari, a film from 20th Century Fox and Director James Mangold. The studio produced 223 visual effects shots for the film, the majority for an 8-minute sequence depicting the first “24 Hours of Daytona” race in 1966. We created a historically-accurate, digital replica of the famous speedway and filled it with cheering

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25 years' most memorable moments: Harry Potter

BY: Crystel Newman |

CATEGORIES: interview, jobs, rising sun pictures, rspvfx

Harry Potter Films - with Dan Bethell 

What did RSP do on Harry Potter?

RSP worked on five of the Harry Potter films and created many memorable moments, including the magical blue flame in the Goblet of Fire, the Order of the Phoenix headquarters which magically appears, Professor Slughorn's transformation from “chair” to human form, and the amazing reassembling of his room in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, and the Dementors, the interior of the Ministry of Magic, and contributed to

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25 years' most memorable moments: Charlotte's Web

BY: Crystel Newman |

CATEGORIES: interview, jobs, rising sun pictures, rspvfx

CHARLOTTE'S WEB [2013] - With Nick Pill 

What did RSP do on Charlotte's Web?

We served as lead vendor and were responsible for designing the main character. We created a fully-digital, photo-real Charlotte (the spider), and implemented her into all shots. The anthropomorphic spider has more than 20 minutes of screen-time and her presence had to be realistic and convincing both from naturalistic and emotional perspectives. We worked on Charlotte and her webs over an 18-month period.

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25 years' most memorable moments: Gravity

BY: Crystel Newman |

CATEGORIES: interview, jobs, rising sun pictures, rspvfx

GRAVITY [2013] - With Ian Cope 

What did RSP do on Gravity?

RSP created the climactic re-entry sequence at the end of Gravity, where the space station Tiangong makes an uncontrolled descent in to the earth’s atmosphere. It meant a fully digital environment including CG space station, re-entry pod, earth, flames, plasma, destruction, and as Director Alfonso Cuarón always said, lots of PERIL! 

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