VFX Reference Vault: Sci-Fi

Explore our VFX team's favorite reference material as we open our vault of inspiration for a peek into our stash.

VFX Reference Vault: Sci-Fi

Welcome back to the Beyond-FX Reference Vault

Our secret stash of VFX reference materials is open and ready for sharing! Join us as we showcase some of our favorite materials for some of the most needed real-time VFX. Who knows, these might be just the thing your own real-time VFX reference vault needs…


Science Fiction writer Isaac Asimov once said, "Science fiction can be defined as that branch of literature which deals with the reaction of human beings to changes in science and technology." Sci-Fi can be a diverse and creative look at storytelling, inspiring new inventions, discoveries, and consequences of evolving innovation. From space travel to parallel worlds, dystopias and utopias, or aliens and robots, here are some of our favorite Sci-Fi references in this week's vault.

Tron Legacy - Lightbike Scene

Cherno Alpha & Crimson Typhoon vs Otachi/Leatherback - Pacific Rim (2013) Movie Clip HD

Doctor Who - The Power of the Doctor - The Thirteenth Doctor Regenerates

Interstellar - The Watch and Closing Tesseract

The Tomorrow War - Preventing Tomorrow

10 Epic Sci-Fi Massive Land Battle Scenes - Edge of Tomorrow

Foundation Series - Star Bridge Destruction

Dune - Night Attack Scene

Pacific Rim: Uprising - Jaeger Controlled by a Kaiju Brain

Ghost in the Shell - Opening Scene

Love, Death & Robots: The Twist (Top 10 Shocking Moments in LD&R)

Avatar - Seeds of the Sacred Tree

Armored Core For Answer - Opening

Elysium - Kruger’s Kill Scene

Lost in Space (Netflix) - Will Robinson vs Sar Death Scene

The Chronicles of Riddick - Riddick Beats Them All

Love, Death & Robots: Beyond the Aquila Rift

Men in Black II - Laura Returns Home

Lost in Space (Netflix) - Teleportation Into Another Universe

Lovecraft Country - Shoggoth Appears to Protect Tic

The Martian - Rescued

65 - The Asteroid Hits Earth

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