Olson Visual is proud to have worked on the Academy Award nominated films including Joy, Everest, Mad Max, The Martian, Steve Jobs, Straight Outta Compton, and The Danish Girl. On February 29th, the ceremony took place at the Dolby Theatre. Some went home empty handed while others won numerous golds. One in particular was the science fiction film, Mad Max Fury Road which took home five Academy Awards including best: Production Design, Sound Mixing, Production Design, Sound Editing, Costume Design, and Makeup. Alicia Vikander took the gold home for her work in The Danish Girl. The Martian was nominated for Production Design, Visual Effects, Sound Mixing and Editing but went home empty handed. Sicario was nominated for Cinematography but lost to Revenant. Straight Outta Compton was a contender for Best Original Screenplay but instead the film Spotlight won which also won for Best Picture. Check out these images of OV’s… read more →
The Gods of Egypt opens today. It is a fantasy movie with Geoffrey Rush and Gerard Butler who plays Set, the god of darkness. Filming was done in Australia with a budget of $140 million. It was directed by Alex Proyas and was influenced by Lawrence of Arabia, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Man Who Would Be King, and The Guns of Navarone. Gods of Egypt will be a series of films after the finishing of the Hunger Games. The film has experienced some media backlash with it’s non-diverse casting so let’s see how it does at the box office. Olson Visual created this amazing prop and display unit. The costumes are carefully placed and installed with superior graphics using their T3 system. The sides are using backlit graphics. To find out more about their system click here: http://olsonvisual.com/products/t3/
Everest came out on DVD January 19th. The film depicts the true story of the expedition to Mount Everest. The guide, Rob Hall, leads the group under his company, Adventure Consultants in March 1996. The popularity of the mountain made the climb especially difficult that year. It was considerably crowded. This caused the group of climbers to be late on their decent back to the base camp. As the climbers start their way down, a terrible blizzard happens and many froze to death. Others ran out of oxygen and only a few made it. The film was quite detailed and makes you feel as though you are on the mountain fighting for your life. Everest is a highly recommended movie that grips you and tells a true story of some brave souls. OV created an amazing billboard graphic for the film Everest. There is never a job too large for… read more →
Daddy’s Home is a new comedy directed by Sean Anders and stars Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg. This is a follow-up to the action-comedy The Other Guys. The movie is about a mild-tempered executive named Brad who is a stepfather to two children. He later meets their biological dad, Dusty who is quite attractive and has a cool-manner. Brad feels quite intimidated. The two end up having a war of-who’s-the-best-father. The movie was released on Christmas day of 2015 and has become a box-office hit. Olson Visual created this large-scale wall graphic covering the side of the theater. OV has always been a leader in the graphic industry and known for both large and small jobs.
Check out the pics from Olson Visual’s 2015 Holiday Party: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10156249116310386.1073741843.412467830385&type=3
99 Homes is a thriller film that takes place in Florida and follows a single father (played by Andrew Garfield) and family who were evicted from their home. Based off a true story, Garfield contacts businessman Rick Carver (played by Michael Shannon) to get a job. Carver was the person who had evicted them. Garfield works for him in exchange for a home. The film won a Grand Prix at the 2015 Deauville American Film Festival. It was released September 25th. Check out these images. Olson Visual created this super large banner to go on the outside of the Landmark theaters. It’s easy to see that this is gigantic! There is not a job too small for Olson Visual.
Steve Jobs is film based off the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Jobs is played by Michael Fassbender and Seth Rogan plays Steve Wozniak. The movie is based off the biography Steve Jobs written by Walter Isaacson. The film starts with Jobs talking to marketing executive Joanna Hoffman (Winslet). They are dealing with the issues of launching the company in 1984. Time magazine publishes an article about the paternity dispute between Jobs and his ex-girlfriend. Lisa, his daughter tries to confront him and the two bond. Jobs provides money but denies he is the father. Olson Visual created multiple graphics including window graphics and backlit. Check out these images.
The Walk is an American film that’s based off of the true story of French hihg-wire artist Philippe Petit. Petit walked across the Twin Towers of the late World Trade Center. The film is directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by him and Christopher Browne. It stars Ben Kingsley, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and James Badge Dale. It opened on September 30th in IMAX and October 9th in other theaters. Olson Visual created an amazing backlit graphic using their T3 System. This innovative system allows you to reconfigure your graphics with a veneer finish such as fabric, wood, or brushed nickel. It allows you to reconfigure and reuse for later purposes. Check out our page for further information: http://olsonvisual.com/products/t3/