VFX Breakdown by Rodeo FX

Discover Rodeo FX’s work on Kong: Skull Island.

Kong: Skull Island is an adventure movie directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts that will transport you to an exotic island filled with mysterious and impressive creatures. This film marks a new collaboration with Industrial Light & Magic. Rodeo FX’s previous collaborations with this studio include Warcraft (2016), Tomorrowland (2015), and Unbroken (2014).

Kong: Skull Island is an adventure movie directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts that will transport you to an exotic island filled with mysterious and impressive creatures. This film marks a new collaboration with Industrial Light & Magic. Rodeo FX’s previous collaborations with this studio include Warcraft (2016), Tomorrowland (2015), and Unbroken (2014).

Much of the work can be found in film’s opening sequence during a fight between two World War II pilots. Rodeo FX also created numerous matte paintings to represent multiple locations around the island and its jungle, including a sequence that involves pillars that can ultimately reveal secrets about Kong’s origins when properly aligned.

About Rodeo FX

With team of Close to 600 artists in Montreal, Quebec, Munich and Los Angeles work on acclaimed films, groundbreaking series, unforgettable ads and beyond. We create hyper realistic cinematic experiences that convey our clients’ vision on all screens.

Rodeo FX are an agile and uncomplicated studio. Celebrate entrepreneurship and value efficiency, yet we are completely immersed in our work and relentless about getting the details right. We simplify the complex by mastering top technologies, developing innovative tools, and by knowing when to apply traditional approaches.

Inspired by the VFX masterpieces of our childhood, we push the limits of visual effects and give clients the freedom to dream big. Our enthusiasm and experienced artistry redefine what is possible to bring to the screen and drive us to exceed all expectations from our clients, our audiences and ourselves.

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