VFX Reference Vault: Wind

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

VFX Reference Vault: Wind

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…


The wind is the natural movement of air and has two important characteristics: direction and speed. From a calm breeze to hurricane force, wind can create the most serene or tumultuous environments and set the scene with a variety of moods. In this week's reference vault, we've gathered a few of our favorite wind inspirations to blow you away!

The Treacherous Tornadoes | The Day After Tomorrow (HDR)

Intense Close Range Intercept of Violent EF-4 Tornado - Iowa High Risk Tornado Outbreak - 3/31/23

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) - Moving into the sand storm (3/10) ([4K]

Twister (2/5) Movie CLIP - We Got Cows (1996) HD

15 Airbending Abilities (Avatar)

Earth & Wind VS Fire | The Last Airbender | CLIP

Storm - All Powers & Fights Scenes | X-Men Movies Universe

Storm Chaser Battles Hurricane Irma’s Powerful Winds | NBC News

200 MPH Winds Hurricane Footage DEVASTATING!

The Wind Rises (2013) clip - Designing the Strut

Visuals - Your Name (4K)

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