Visual Effects

For over two decades our award-winning artists have been helping to create some of the most memorable moments in movie history.

Avengers: Infinity War

IN PRODUCTION     As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one...

Ready Player One

IN PRODUCTION   From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science fiction action adventure Ready Player One, based on Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the...

Thor: Ragnarok

IN PRODUCTION   Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a...

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Spider-Man: Homecoming is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Jon Watts and written by Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley,...

Fate of the Furious

The Fate of the Furious (alternatively known as Fast & Furious 8 and Fast 8, and often stylized as F8) is a 2017 American...

Power Rangers

Saban’s Power Rangers, directed by Dean Israelite, follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their...

Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s live-action retelling of their 1991 animated classic by the same name ‘Beauty and the Beast’ directed by Bill Condon, itself an...

Free State of Jones

In this epic action drama written and directed by Gary Ross, set during the Civil War, tells the story of defiant...

Independence Day: Resurgence

Roland Emmerich is back with another great 4th of July flick, Independence Day: Resurgence.  Digital Domain contributed to the epic...

X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men: Apocalypse is a 2016 American superhero film based on the fictional X-Men characters that appear in Marvel Comics. It...

Deadpool

Deadpool is a fictional antihero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Digital Domain completed approximately 250 shots...

Pixels

Digital Domain teamed up with Chris Columbus to recreate your favorite 1980’s video game characters, that try to conquer the...

Furious 7

Digital Domain loved working on the 7th installment of Fast and Furious franchise, “Furious 7.”  After defeating international terrorist Owen...

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

The latest installment of the wild, adventure filled Night at the Museum series, spans the globe on an epic quest...

Into the Storm

In Digital Domain’s breathtaking sequence, multiple rope tornadoes touch down along a road while three super cells form a helix...

Maleficent

As a beautiful young woman of pure heart, Maleficent (Angelina Jolie), has an idyllic life in a forest kingdom. When...

X-Men: Days of Future Past

In the latest installment of the X-Men saga, director Bryan Singer marshals the ultimate X-Men ensemble to fight a war...

Her

Digital Domain reteamed with director Spike Jonze to create the subtly futuristic Los Angeles of the critically acclaimed film Her....

47 Ronin

47 Ronin is a 2013 American fantasy action film depicting a fictional account of the forty-seven Ronin, a real-life group...

Ender’s Game

Based on the best-selling, award winning novel, Summit Entertainment’s Ender’s Game is an epic adventure starring Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield,...

Iron Man 3

In Marvel’s “Iron Man 3,” from Director Shane Black, brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man goes on a harrowing quest to...

Oblivion

Digital Domain reunited with Joseph Kosinski to realize the Director’s stunning vision of a future earth, evolved beyond recognition, and...

G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Digital Domain once again joined the G.I. Joes to create spectacular visuals for this sequel to the 2009 movie. This...

Jack the Giant Slayer

Digital Domain filled the big screen with big beings – giants; humanoid in shape, but distinctly earthy in their appearance....

The Watch

20th Century Fox’s “The Watch” includes an unusually large number of visual effects shot for a comedy, and Digital Domain’s...

Rock of Ages

Digital Domain’s work on Warner Brothers’ Rock of Ages is classic ‘invisible effects’ – digital artistry in the service of...

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Invisible effects were the focus for Digital Domain on David Fincher’s critically acclaimed Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Under the...

Real Steel

While Real Steel is garnering excellent reviews based on its powerful story and engaging characters, it is the visual spectacle...

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Returning to the Transformers franchise for a third time, Digital Domain developed, created and animated new characters including ‘Laserbeak,’ ‘Brains’...

X-Men: First Class

In the fifth installment of 20th Century Fox’s X-Men franchise, Digital Domain’s artists focused on Kevin Bacon’s Shaw character.  Visual...

Thor

For Marvel’s epic adventure, Digital Domain gave Thor an icy environment to conquer and frosty beast to vanquish.  Under the...

Tron: Legacy

TRON: Legacy began as a 3D concept prototype, envisioned by Disney’s Sean Bailey, producer Steven Lisbeger and Director Joseph Kosinski,...

The A-Team

For a key action scene, Digital Domain’s seamless digital environments make it appear that the heroes are in the thick...

Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Digital Domain was involved in the earliest stages of Director Chris Columbus’ adventure of a teenage demi-god, designing the look...

2012

Digital Domain teamed up once again with Roland Emmerich for the epic destruction of the world in 2012.  Recreating the...

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

For G.I. Joe’s 2009 jump to the big screen, director Stephen Sommers told Digital Domain he wanted the visual “big...

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Digital Domain reunited with director Michael Bay for part two of the Transformers franchise. Under the guidance of Visual Effects...

Star Trek

Digital Domain handled several key sequences for Director J.J. Abrams vision of the Star Trek universe, including a rescue in...

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The story of a man born old who ages backward, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button posed significant production challenges...

Gran Torino

Invisible compositing effects from Digital Domain helped set the scene for Clint Eastwood’s character study of Korean War vet Walt...

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

Reuniting with director Rob Cohen, Digital Domain developed the look and properties of the Emperor Mummy as well as a...

Speed Racer

In the Wachowskis’ homage to Japanese anime, Digital Domain replaced cel animation with CG to bring their vision to the...

The Golden Compass

For this story that takes place in a parallel universe, Digital Domain created arctic environments for several sequences that could...

We Own the Night

For this crime drama’s standout action sequence, Digital Domain turned a sunny day into a driving rainstorm, modifying footage of...

The Seeker: The Dark is Rising

Digital Domain upped the challenge for an immortal warrior dedicated to fighting evil, by making the dark forces even more...

Transformers

Digital Domain handed character animation for robots that transform into a cell phone, steering wheel and vending machine, and created...

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

In the signature ‘world’s end’ sequence of this blockbuster sequel, Digital Domain created and all-CG waterfall many times the size...

Meet the Robinsons

For this Disney animated feature, Digital Domain uses a proprietary system to complete a stereoscopic 3D experience

Zodiac

Digital Domain used innovative matte painting techniques and detailed police reports to recreate crime scenes of the San Francisco ‘Zodiac...

The Hitcher

For this Digital Domain employed character animation in the opening sequence, which involves a digital rabbit that meets and untimely...

Letters from Iwo Jima

As with Flags of our Fathers, Digital Domain completed many visual effects designed to go unnoticed throughout the film, expanding...

The Nativity Story

Digital Domain employed several 2D compositing techniques in the Catherine Hardwicke film.  Matte paintings provided an expanded background as Joseph...

Flags of our Fathers

Invisible effects were the task at hand, creating photo-real landscapes, battle elements and soldiers for nearly 400 shots – with...

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning

In this prequel to “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” Digital Domain enhance a myriad of shots with digital blood and gore...

Zoom

Digital Domain employed numerous techniques to create the kids’ various superpowers in this film – invisibility, lightning-quick speed, incredible strength...

My Super Ex-Girlfriend

In addition to sequences demonstrating G-Girl’s superpowers – flight, heat vision, superhuman strength – Digital Domain created an animated shark...

Roving Mars

Digital Domain created one 30-second shot for this IMAX film, and entirely digital vista depicting how Mars may have appeared...

Aeon Flux

To depict a futuristic utopian society, Digital Domain employed set extensions that enhanced footage shot on location in Germany and...

Stealth

Creating fully animated planes that interact seamlessly with physical models was just part of Digital Domain’s task. All terrain seen...

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Digital Domain completed a number of shots during the end sequence, in which each of the remaining children exits the...

Dark Water

Digital Domain provided the computer-generated ‘dark water’ effects suggested by the film’s title, which is part of and unfolding mystery...

Cinderella Man

Digital Domain created nearly 400 visual effects shots for a film that appears to have none. Much of the work...

Flight of the Phoenix

Needing to create a sandstorm that brings down the C-119 Flying Boxcar, Digital Domain’s proprietary Storm software aided in causing...

I, Robot

Digital Domain created 600 + effects shots for this film, which earned an Academy Award nomination for its visual effects....

The Day After Tomorrow

Digital Domain was tapped to destroy two of America’s most recognized cities for this sci-fi epic.  In New York it...

Peter Pan

The Black Castle scenes were filmed on a blue screen stage with Digital Domain extending the scenery to fully realize...

The Missing

Storm, Digital Domain’s signature software for volumetric effects, is featured in this film, as a flash flood threatens characters stranded...

Loony Tunes: Back in Action

For the scene in which the heroes stumble across Death Valley’s ‘Area 52,’ Digital Domain created animated aliens that interact...

Secondhand Lions

Digital Domain co-produced this film about Hub and Garth McCann (Robert Duvall and Michael Caine). As they recount stories from...

The Italian Job

Combining footage filmed on stages at Digital Domain, elements such as smoke and shattered glass, along with in house developed...

Daredevil

Digital Domain executed the look for Daredevil’s ‘radar vision,’ which is a computer generated interpretation of how this blind superhero...

Star Trek: Nemesis

Models & miniatures as well as groundbreaking CG work are the hallmark of this installment in the “Star Trek” franchise....

Adaptation

For the ‘birth of me’ sequence in this film, Digital Domain created a completely CG series of shots that feature...

xXx

The massive CG avalanche threatening snowboarder Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) is the creation of Digital Domain artists, as are the...

The Time Machine

Digital Domain handled all of the time travel and time-lapse sequences of this sci-fi film, some of which utilize filmed...

We Were Soldiers

Using in house developed software Digital Domain recreated CG mountains and terrain of the Vietnam War as animated helicopters approach...

A Beautiful Mind

Digital Domain helped the filmmakers visualize Nash’s (Russell Crowe’s) beautiful mind with 3D animations of mathematical calculations.  They also turned...

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Digital Domain created the memorable ‘Ford of Bruinen’ scene where Arwen (Liv Tyler) commands the river to rise up and...

Vanilla Sky

Near the end of the this film, David Aames (Tom Cruise) rises to the top of a skyscraper via glass...

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

For the climactic sequence of a cabin being flooded, Digital Domain created a miniature set for the actual flood destruction...

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Digital Domain’s innovation turned a blue screen stage into the magical village of Whoville, a setting that was further enhanced...

Red Planet

Computer generated effects combined with models & miniatures depict a manned spacecraft landing on Mars with the help of an...

X-Men

For the first film in this superhero franchise, Digital Domain was responsible for the climactic scene at the Statue of...

Rules of Engagement

In this military drama, Digital Domain drives home the brutality of war when it depicts a young girl with an...

Supernova

Representing some of Digital Domain’s most ambitious work, this sci-fi extravaganza features extensive CG animation.  Digital spacecrafts, planets, stars and...

Fight Club

Digital Domain created the films title sequence which takes place through a character’s brain at the cellular level.  An entirely...

Lake Placid

Digital Domain bring to life a giant crocodile through the use of CG animation.  In addition to the crocodile itself,...

EdTV

Digital Domain created set extensions and CG crowds help expand the scope of this Ron Howard comedy

What Dreams May Come

Digital Domain artists received an Academy Award for the work on this drama, which features CG animation that brings a...

Armageddon

Digital Domain was given the task of demolishing a famous New York City landmark, Grand Central Station, in this sci-fi...

Kundun

Digital Domain was called upon to create a crowd of thousands where only a fraction of that number actually stood....

Titanic

Digital Domain established its expertise in CG water on James Cameron’s blockbuster and its artists earned an Academy Award in...

Red Corner

Digital Domain accurately recreated scenes of Tiananmen Square and other well known locals for this film using blue screen set...

The Fifth Element

A futuristic car chase is one of the most recognizable scenes from this film in which Digital Domain created CG...

Dante’s Peak

Digital Domain utilized a variety of effects techniques to realize this tale of n erupting volcano in Washington State.  CG...

The Island of Dr. Moreau

Digital Domain’s work highlights the freakish nature of Dr. Moreau’s creations. In addition to set extensions and animation enhancement for...

Chain Reaction

The threat of stolen nuclear secrets keeps the action moving along at a brisk pace and Digital Domain enhanced a...

Sgt. Bilko

Using models & miniatures as well as computer generated animation, Digital Domain’s primary focus in this comedy was to punch...

Strange Days

Digital Domain achieved several subtle effects in this film, mostly through the use of CG environments and crowd multiplication to...

Apollo 13

While audiences assumed the rocket launch scene was lifted from historical archives, it was actually a series of shots created...

Interview With the Vampire

In this thriller starring Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise, Digital Domain made things even scarier with the help of CG...

Color of Night

Digital Domain provided this film with set extension work particularly for the finale set in and around a stormy lighthouse

True Lies

Digital Domain’s very first film earned an Academy Award nomination for its artists and features several sequences that utilize models...

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