During the filming of this cool scene in Thor: Ragnarok, vfx supe Jake Morrison mixed up the scales of the stunt doubles. And ILM did a stellar job helping to re-imagine CG Hulk. Find out more at SYFY WIRESYFY WIRE.
At Trojan Horse was a Unicorn in Portugal recently, I got to sit down with Ben Mauro, an art director, concept artist, creature designer and illustrator whose work has appeared in such films as Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Lucy, Elysium, Chappie and the Hobbit films, plus several games and other places.
Our conversation appeared as a live THU TV episode, with Mauro discussing his work in particular on Valerian and generally what it’s like to be on a production all the way through. For vfxblog readers, I was able to present some of Ben’s thoughts here in a Q&A, and show a few of his many designs for Valerian, below. Continue reading Reflecting on ‘Valerian’: concept artist Ben Mauro