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Tag: Alien Franchise

The Creature and Special Effects of Alien: Covenant!

Tested and Adam Savage visits the massively built sets of Alien: Covenant. He chats with visual effects supervisor Neil Corbould about the resurgence of practical effects to complement CGI effects in blockbuster filmmaking. Adam also gets up close with some familiar Alien universe props in the creature fabrication workshop.  

Watch David Fincher Direct an Animatronic Bishop in Alien 3

Alien 3 celebrates its 25th anniversary this month, and to celebrate, the Oscar-winning effects house ‘studioADI’ present this gem from deep within the VHS vault. Footage from the prep and rehearsals of the Bishop puppet shoot complete with direction from David Fincher. Despite the aged quality of the video, it’s still an interesting watch demonstrating …

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Alien Covenant’s Armor, Weapons, and Blood Effects!

Tested is on the set of the upcoming Alien: Covenant. Adam Savage learns about the array of prop guns and knives used in filming by production armorist John Bowring! Adam then stops by the breakaway effects department to see how the various alien, human, and synthetic blood and fluids are made and used to great …

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Adam Savage Behind the Scenes of Alien: Covenant!

Adam Savage visits the production of Alien: Covenant to learn how Ridley Scott and his creative collaborators bring us back into the Alien universe. In this first episode of our behind-the-scenes series, Adam tours the massive set of the Dreadnought as it’s being built, painted, and weathered to life by the production team in preparation …

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Films That Rock: Aliens | 2016 Comic Con Full Panel

Watch the Full Panel for “Aliens: 30th Anniversary” from the 2016 San Diego Comic Con. With James Cameron, co-producer Gale Ann Hurd and stars Sigourney Weaver (Ripley), Bill Paxton (Hudson), Michael Biehn (Hicks), Lance Henriksen (Bishop), Paul Reiser (Burke), and Carrie Henn (Newt). ‘Everybody showed up’: James Cameron on the special bond of the ‘Aliens’ …

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