Category: Resources

How could visual effects transform your low budget film? Pippa Best discusses some of the tools and techniques explored at our October 2012 Partners’ Workshop. How could VFX redefine our vision for low budget features?

Our very first Lab documentary features some of the project partners talking about what most excites them about coming together for the Cross Channel Film Lab. Filmed at our first partners’ workshop at the Academy of Innovation and Research, University College Falmouth.

Gareth Edwards

What are the practical tools we need to deliver great VFX at a low budget? Visual effects have traditionally been perceived as a big-budget endeavour. But our research* uncovered some handy tips for using VFX effectively in low budget films. First of all, the key areas to think about if you want to make a […]

The Cross Channel Film Lab UK workshops will include Open Sessions for industry professionals in the fields of VFX, Screenwriting and Stereo 3D. You’ll be able to find more information about these on the events page as they are programmed,  and we’ll be sharing recordings of some of the sessions here.

What does the future hold for Stereo 3D films? In 2010, a small team of researchers carried out research* into the UK VFX and Stereo 3D industry. Here are just a few of the thoughts that came up in our interviews about the future of Stereo 3D at a low budget. Will Stereo 3D stick […]

How can a project like the Cross Channel Film Lab help the VFX industry? In 2010, a small team of researchers carried out research into the UK VFX and Stereo 3D industry, as we explored whether our model for a Cross Channel Film Lab could help to meet industry needs.  To share some of our […]