News 31.08.17

SPIDEY FANS MARVEL AT VICTORIA’S VFX TALENT



Award-winning creative studio Luma shines with their visual effects work on Spider-Man: Homecoming, the latest addition to the Marvel Comics empire’s movie adaptations and is being widely praised as the best Spider-Man movie to date. Reaching a record high box office on the opening weekend, this full-throttle movie features breathtaking visual effects created by Victorian-based studio Luma.

Luma worked with Director Jon Watts and VFX Supervisor Janek Sirrs over the course of a year to deliver 11 key sequences and totalling nearly 500 shots. For Marvel’s fun new take on the friendliest superhero, Luma’s scope of work included creating and animating a full CG Spider-Man and stunning villain Vulture for various sequences, the disintegration effect on Bryce’s character, the ATM sequence, and the crime fighting sequence where a rookie Spider-Man heads out into the city attempting to stop petty crime. As big fans of one of Marvel’s most loveable superheros, the creative team were thrilled to work on this exciting project.

In a nod to the team’s work, Luma’s, VFX Supervisor Brendan Seals elaborates “this is definitely the proudest I’ve been of the crew that I work with. The passion and hard work they put into this film really shows the kind of talented people we have at Luma and how much they care about the artistry of their work”.

A world-class creative studio formed in 2002 with offices in Melbourne and Los Angeles, Luma nurtures and creates compelling art and technology. They are currently working on Marvel’s Black PantherThor: Ragnarok and Disney’s A Wrinkle in TimeVisit Luma to discover more.

Spider-Man: Homecoming was supported through Film Victoria’s Production Incentive Attraction Fund – Post-production, Digital and Visual Effects.

 

For more information on Victoria’s production businesses and Film Victoria’s incentives, contact:
Joe Brinkmann
Manager Incentives and Investments
joe.brinkmann@film.vic.gov.au
www.film.vic.gov.au