Paul Nelson: Hi my name is Paul Nelson and I’m ex CG Build Supervisor for DNEGTV. Clara Fei-Fei/ @muthur9000 : How did you get into your line of work? PN: As long as I can remember I’ve always liked to draw, I loved film growing up and wanted to be either a storyboard artist or a matte […]

MARS: Leo[1] Colony (View on Maps) RA: 06h 05m 26.9s  Dec: 24° 33′ 33.9″ TERRAFORMED: 2032 – 2040 POPULATION: 22,670,000 Also, to note due to the location of Mars relative to Earth, the prime planetary launch opportunity for the Red Planet occurs only once every 26 months. Depending on whether direct travel from Earth or from the Moon was required to […]

On the 6th of October Cold Iron Studios posted searching for a Console Gameplay Engineer. Here is an excerpt: Position Summary Cold Iron is seeking an experienced Console Gameplay Engineer to join our world class team working on a new PC and console shooter based on the Alien franchise! Are you a passionate game developer? Is making […]

Transcript I think it’s on… Hi Dad, I’m here on the Covenant We are each allowed one transmission back to Earth so I’m excited for what we’re doing, we are reshaping an entire planet Building a new life for 2,000 families, children, my kids some day Yeah I think I am exactly where I am […]

I wonder if these ship names felt like they had any relevance to Alien before the prequels which thrusted Ozymandias center stage to the narrative. Perhaps such subtle influences are more noticeable to those knowing where to look. “My name is Ozymandias…King of Kings… Look upon my works ye mighty and despair”

The death of Callie Hernández character Upworth in Alien: Covenant (2017) visually shares similarities to Alfred Hitchcock’s Marion Crane in Psycho (1960) View this post on Instagram Parallel: Upworth screaming covered in blood and viscera in the shower in Alien: Covenant(2017) and Marion Crane screaming covered in water in the shower in Psycho(1960) Fact: Alfred […]