Next step: holograms

For Rolling Stone magazine, I wrote a small piece about the future of digital entertainment with holograms and digital humans.

Renderman is 30. Woah.

For VFX Voice, I talked to some of the legends at Pixar about the history of RenderMan, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Includes some old-school pics.

How ‘Crow: The Legend’ felt

I got to experience Baobab’s Crow: The Legend at VIEW Conference. Definitely one of the most immersive VR experiences I’ve had. Here’s my take at Cartoon Brew.

Antz, 20 years on!

Had a blast chatting to some of the crew from PDI/Dreamworks’ Antz for the film’s 20th anniversary. Check it out at Cartoon Brew.

Come for the VIEW, stay for the workshops and masterclasses

Here at vfxblog, we’ve already previewed a bunch of great talks set to happen at the VIEW conference in Turin, which takes place 22-26 October. But there’s also a wealth of workshops and masterclasses on offer during the event. Here’s our top five: 1. Designing the Monster In this masterclass, ILM animation supervisor Glen McIntosh…

New VFX Voice is out!

In the Fall 2018 issue of VFX Voice, I wrote about VFX problem solving, sharks, Oz and NZ VFX, What Dreams May Come, stuntvis and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. A really great issue!

Masters of titles

For 3DArtist magazine, I asked Elastic, yU+Co, Method and Storm Studios about some of their recent titles and film opener work. Some super cool tips here.