Featured Works Category: Enhanced Environments

Featured Works Category: Enhanced Environments

Solo: A Star Wars Story 
Image June 16, 2018 Robert Nudo

  The custom LED installations on Lucasfilm’s Solo: A Star Wars Story were provided by equipment specialist VER. Beyond the lens of Cinematographer Bradford Young, ASC, a number of the high-octane action sequences executed in the blockbuster film were played out against VER LED screens.   Supplying two main rigs at Pinewood Studios UK, the LED installations were
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Black Panther
Image March 8, 2018 Matt McClain

This season’s Marvel Studios mega grosser Black Panther is scoring big at the box office and with audiences. Under the guidance of DP Rachel Morrison’s Gaffer, Dan Cornwall and Lighting Programmer, Elton James, VER provided Enhanced Environments for three sets on the feature, shot at OFS and EUE/Screen Gem Studios in Atlanta.   Dan needed
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Murder on the Orient Express
Image November 9, 2017 Matt McClain

Director Kenneth Branagh and Cinematographer Haris Zambarloukos, BSC, GSC are a steam-engine team, rolling out success-after-success hit films, including Thor (2011), Cinderella (2015), and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014). Their latest film, Murder on the Orient Express, took on the ambitious challenge of transforming a piece of literature and classic film, and making it relevant
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Image May 11, 2017 Matt McClain

How can you bring life, spontaneity, and movement to the inside of a spacecraft for the out of this world misfit menagerie adventure of the season? The long anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 did just that under the guidance of James Gunn (Director), Henry Braham (DP), Dan Cornwall (Gaffer), Tom Fendley (Rigging Gaffer) and
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Image February 15, 2017 Matt McClain

VER was right at the center of the action of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – a galaxy-spanning adventure 40 years in the making and the first stand-alone “Star Wars Story” set outside the episodic films of the Skywalker saga.   In the February 2017 lead story of American Cinematographer, Greig Fraser, ASC, ACS
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Passengers
Image February 15, 2017 Matt McClain

“One of the great things about being a cinematographer is that you get to be a time traveler,” says Director of Photography Rodrigo Prieto, ASC, AMC, in speaking about his involvement in Morten Tyldum’s Academy Award-nominated futuristic romance Passengers – set on a luxury spaceship transporting 5,000 people from Earth to a distant colony.  
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Gravity
Image June 18, 2016 Matt McClain

The bright blues of planet earth and bleached luminance of the sun contrasted against the black of space created a complex lighting backdrop for the constant in-motion action of Alfanso Cuaron’s blockbuster Gravity. Teaming up with Framestore, the talented VER staff members constructed a 196 panel LED-cube, which projected the extreme lighting of space directly
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Deadpool
Image June 18, 2016 Matt McClain

The Deadpool team knew when it came to filming daylight car chase scenes, the light sources had to look natural and dynamic. VER’s production support team designed a custom LED Enhanced Environment to bring accurate lighting to the green screen. The exterior of the car reflected passing car and rapidly changing environments as Deadpool fought
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The Jungle Book
Image May 24, 2016 Matt McClain

The Jungle Book Robert Legato, ASC and his VFX crew needed to find a way to dynamically sync lighting between the actor on a blue screen, and the 100% CGI jungle environment. VER partner Bobby Finley and console programmer Joshua Thatcher brought virtual lighting to life, utilizing LED technology to produce real-time environment lighting that
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