Bladerunner 2049 is a neo-noirsccience fiction movie starring Ryan Gosling, Robin Wright, Jared Leto, and Harrison Ford. The film adopts similar technological advancements and set thirty years later from the original. Goslings character K, investigates a war between replicants and humans. K works for Wallace Corporation (a manufacturer of replicants) and uncovers a DNA archive of Rachael, one of the main characters from the original film. The CEO Niander Wallace wants to find the original child of Rachael and has K followed. K goes to a farm where he finds a carved tree and has a memory of a toy horse. He then realizes he might be the missing child. The movie was nominated for several Academy Awards but unfortunately, only took Best Cinematography and Visual Effects. It was nominated for Post Production, Sound Mixing, and Sound Editing. Personally, this film was by far the best film of the year… read more →
It is now 2018 and we look back at our achievements throughout the year. We have been increasingly busy creating work for: Near Future Summit for Startch Creative, Encore Productions in Las Vegas, Genband Perspectives 2017, and others. This year our Entertainment department expanded our locations in New York and other cities in the United States. We also created large scale step and repeats for Miss Universe and visuals for a pop-up store for Air Jordan. Check out a year to remember!
It is now 2018 and we look back at our achievements throughout the year. We have been increasingly busy by creating work for top blockbuster films including: Logan, Despicable 3, Kong: Skull Island, The Great Wall, Ghost in the Shell, Alien Covenant, Baywatch, and many others. These graphics also allowed us to offer new products including: inflatable and customized large scale backlit prop and display using our T3 System. This year we expanded our locations in New York and other cities in the United States. We also created large scale step and repeats for Miss Universe and a pop-up for Air Jordan. Check out a year to remember!
Wonder Woman was not just your typical superhero film from DC Comics. Instead it was the first female director of a live-action superhero film (Patty Jenkins) and showed a female comic book character played by Gal Gadot. Other actors include: Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen, and Chris Pine. Wonder Woman debuted in 2016’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The film tells a different story then the 1980s Wonder Woman TV show. Instead, Diana Prince (Wonder Woman) grows up on the Amazon island of Themyscira. Steve Trevor, an American pilot crashes near the island and is rescued by the Wonder Woman. Trevor tells of the war going on outside the island area. This pushes Diana to go with him to end World War. It premiered in Shanghai, China on May 15, 2017 and later in the U.S. on June 2, 2017. Wonder Woman received critical acclaim and positive audience reviews.… read more →
Olson Visual installed numerous window and backlit graphics for the film, Logan. Logan was the 10th installment of the X-men series and the 3rd Wolverine film. Inspired by the Old Man Logan comic-books written by Steve McNiven and Mark Miller, this story takes place when Wolverine is aged. He has to defend his daughter from villains. The movie is directed by James Mangold and stars once again, Hugh Jackman as Logan. This will be his final portrayal of the character after playing him for seventeen years. Other co-stars include: Richard E. Grant and Patrick Stewart. Principal photography started on May 2, 2016 in Louisiana and finished in New Mexico and Mississippi. It premiered on Feb. 17, 2017 at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival and was later released in the US on March 3, 2017. Logan was well-received from both movie-goers and critics. The film was considered a success grossing… read more →
Olson Visual installed numerous graphics for Alien: Covenant. The 2017 movie was directed by Ridley Scott and a sequel to Prometheus in 2012. It stars Billy Crudup, Michael Fassbender, Danny McBride, and Katherine Waterston. The filming took place in New Zealand and was released on May 19th in the US. Although it grossed $240 million worldwide, it was not well received in the United States. Movie-goers did not praise the film but critics had the opposite to say about it. A.O. Scott of The New York Times stated, “Alien: Covenant is an interesting movie … for all its interplanetary ranging, it commits itself above all to the canny management of expectations.” OV installed and created many graphics for the film. Check out these images of Olson Visual’s banner graphics, window graphics, mesh graphics, backlit graphics, and a prop and display at Hollywood Arclight Theaters. Save
Smurfs: The Lost Village is a fully 3D computer-animated film with the voices of Rainn Wilson, Michelle Rodriguez, Julia Roberts, and Demi Lovato. The movie is based off the comic book by Peyo. It was released on April 7, 2017 and is another addition to the series. Unfortunately, it was lowest-making movie of the Smurfs franchise and received mixed reviews. Olson Visual created some spectacular graphics. Below you can see images of our work that include our T3 System with backlit graphics. They also completed a large banner and backlit graphic. Save Save
This year’s Power Rangers film came out in March earlier this year. It was directed by Dean Israelite and it the 3rd movie of the franchise reboot. It stars Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Banks. This is the first time that Hollywood has created LGBTQ and autistic superheroes. Unfortunately, it was a box office disappointment with mixed reviews. Olson Visual installed numerous graphics for the film. Check out these images of their amazing T3 System with backlit graphics and banners. Save Save Save
Brand new!! Hot off the press!! Check out our new #T3System #backlightgraphics #costumeandpropdisplay for #WarforthePlanetoftheApes! They are currently installed at Arclight Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, and Hollywood. War for the Planet of the Apes is an upcoming American science fiction film directed by Matt Reeves and written by Mark Bomback and Reeves. It is a sequel to the 2014 film Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and the third installment in the Planet of the Apes reboot series. The film stars Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Amiah Miller, Karin Konoval, Judy Greer and Terry Notary. Principal photography began on October 14, 2015, in Vancouver. The film is scheduled to be released in the United States on July 14, 2017. Save Save Save Save Save Save
Near Future is a summit that brings together media, inventors, entrepreneurs, and investors to talk about building a healthier, more joyous world. It’s a two-night event that creates an experience with illuminating displays and presentations that focus on with art, music, and laughter. The outcome is to build relationships that are lasting and create a positive change that can be done in a scalable way. Olson Visual works with Starch Creative to install signage and backlit graphics. This is the second summit that OV has participated in. The left and right wings of the stage were made using our T3 system and illuminated graphics. The center signage was a collaboration with Startch Creative using layers of plexi. The outcome is amazing! Check out these images of the work they installed. http://whatsyourstarch.com/ https://www.nearfuturesummit.com Save Save Save