Under the Shadow – Breakdowns from Outpost VFX
Under the Shadow is a horror film directed by Babak Anvari & set in Tehran in the 80’s. It was released last October in the USA, and was critically acclaimed holding a 98% on Rotten Tomatoes. It was just nominated for two BAFTAs: Outstanding British Film of the Year and Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer.
The VFX work on the film was done by Outpost and they just posted a breakdown reel. The studio completed 88 VFX shots including cloth simulation, digital doubles, CGI character creation, and digital matte paintings.
Even better, fxguide has an interview with Director Mashhoud Mohsenian and VFX expert Amid Rajabi, two production guys working currently in the Iranian film industry. They go into discussion about how small the industry currently is there, and how they are trying to get noticed.