Wednesday, November 6, 2013

The Book Thief strikes internationally...

Our friends at 20th Century Fox uploaded this international wanted poster turned video on YouTube. If you know of the whereabouts of The Book Thief - please call the nearest police station. The video also contains visual evidence of some visual effects for your enjoyment.

Pretty cool trailer. Can't wait!

Friday, September 20, 2013

Behind the scenes BORGIA season 2

                                         Coming up on September 30th on German TV (ZDF) BORGIA Season 2. 
                                                Here an interview with Tom Fontana the showrunner of the show:

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Eine mörderische Entscheidung - A murderous decision // tonight on ARD 8:15pm

A murderous decision  the film reveals the background and consequences of the operation on September 4th 2009 in Kunduz/Afghanistan: German Colonel Klein commanded US pilots to carryout an air raid. As a result of this order, an estimated 140 people died.

IFA / International Media Convention September 9th

We hate people who pretend to be smart. Like one of our VFX supervisors Florian Gellinger who couldn't stopped to spread his highly self-overrated opinion on modern technologies like 4K at the IFA/International Media Convention on September 9th. Don't listen! He has no idea what he is talking about! He can't even see very well!

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

THE BOOK THIEF - Official Trailer

Photographs will inspire them, concept art will guide them, grading will define them... Seems like yesterday - standing in the cold and praying for postproduction and a hot chocolate. The first trailer for "The Book Thief" is out, all visual effects by RISE.

On November 15th in a theater near you.

Friday, August 2, 2013

Pieces to the puzzle and sweet spots

What males up an internationally successful VFX boutique and what sets RISE apart from the rest? Hear all about the important pieces to the puzzle and sweet on AWNtv who interviewed FLorian Gellinger at the FMX'13 conference.
watch the Interview here on AWNtv

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Company portrait in DIGITAL PRODUCTION magazine

Most of the time it's our job to make people look good. This time - in the new issue (August 2013) of the Digital Production magazine - they are making us look good. 

Friday, July 5, 2013

Empire Magazine / Cloud Atlas

Who knows more about a films visual effects than it's VFX supervisor? 
No one, that's right. So when Dan Glass tells you about his work on Cloud Atlas you better believe him. 
It's all true....

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Words of Wisdom

On Monday our CEO Sven Pannicke took part in a panel discussion of the Technologie Stiftung Berlin on "New visual effects for film and games". Here is an article (in German) about the panel in case you were somewhere else at that time: panel discussion at Technologie Stiftung Berlin

©TSB/Philipp Görs

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Latest and Greatest

Our new 2013 Q2 reel just went online. You can check out our latest work on our "work" page in the "showreel" section. It shows some of our VFX shots from "Cloud Atlas" (now available on DVD and BlueRay), "Nacht über Berlin", "Adlon", "Sechs Schwäne" and "Borgia - Season 2".

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Pendulum Studios show off their virtual camera...

using the 3D LiDAR scan of our parking lot, integrating the pointcloud9 LIDAR environment into their virtual production previs pipeline. This demonstrates the infinite possibilities of scanning shooting locations while being on a recce in pre-production and planing shots with actors and proper film gear in real time.
Check out their website: Pendulum Studios
LiDAR scan by our sister company: pointcloud9

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

MÜNZE ÖSTERREICH opens new campaign with TV Spot

The new five-part 20-EURO silver coin series "lively primitive time" of MÜNZE ÖSTERREICH produced a TV spot. From today on the first TV spot of this series will be aired on ORF, puls4 and Servus TV.
This spot demonstrates the first primitive-time-coin "Trias - Life in the Ozean" produced by Kreimaier Filmproduktion, effects from RISE | Visual Effects Studios.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

The Art of VFX Interview

Vincent Frei, editor of the "The Art of VFX" blog, had questions about our work on "Cloud Atlas" that screamed for answers. Our VFX supervisor Florian Gellinger screamed back and gave him plenty to write about.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Check out this piece of work...

We've recently posted a video of our work on "Das Adlon. Eine Familiensaga." on our Vimeo channel and our Facebook page. You can also check it out here or on our projects page. You just have to choose, that's all...