Posts Tagged ‘Visual Effects’

Visual Effects in Sympathy Pains

November 6, 2013 Comments off

Scott Meador (my colleague and Visual Effects Artist for Sympathy Pains) put together a sample of some of the visual effects in Sympathy Pains. Why might a simple comedy film need visual effects? Let Scott answer that for you…



An Open Letter to Ang Lee

February 25, 2013 1 comment

A former student turned me on to this – an Open Letter to Ang Lee from a Visual Effects artist, taking issue with the expensive nature of visual effects. I don’t know enough about this to fully comment, but since when has that stopped me? It’s hard to argue that Ang Lee, who is only the momentary poster boy of this much larger problem is looking at VFX as a technology (at least in the quote in the article and in other quotes appearing elsewhere), and is ignoring the artists behind the work. If people want these brilliant effects in their films, they need to be willing the artists who create them. Lee’s sounding a lot more like a producer than an artist, here.

And More Academy Stuff…

January 10, 2013 Comments off

Hey, look – ILM put out an effects reel for the Avengers!

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Completely Unrelated Hobbit and Spaceship Bed links

January 8, 2013 Comments off

In celebration of the Sympathy Pains picture lock, here’s how Peter Jackson Shrunk the Hobbit (hint: he used camera trickery) and here’s a spaceship bed that a dad made for his son (hint: it’s awesome).

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