Weta Digital explains the process of using motion capture and texturing in the creation of the dragon Smaug; for Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”.
And the Oscar goes to “Gravity!”
Award winning Framestore has put out a showreel highlighting their breathtaking -visual effects- work on Gravity.
Star Trek Into Darkness gets the treatment in this awesome visual effects breakdown reel from ILM.
Rising Sun Pictures shows us some of the compositing elements and vfx work that went into the making of “The Great Gatsby”. Redshark has an interesting article detailing the compositing fx work used in The Great Gatsby.
Warning, these clip contains spoilers.