Show 4 Previs Podcast – Brett Brooks – Artist/Illustrator

Show4_PrevisPodcast_BrettBrooks [ 29:41 ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download Brett is a freelance artist/illustrator who worked for Disney and currently works with the Mars M&M’s company.  He is on the show to talk about his graphic novel Dust Bunny.  To give you a quick introduction about Dust Bunny –  Dust Bunny is ...

Useful Previs Python Script: Background Toggle

  As previs artists we are constantly green/blue screening our background so that we can playblast our shot out to a compositing package and then key out the green/blue screen.  Here’s a simple script that I wrote that will make that a little faster for you. What it does: Cycles from the default gradient background ...

Michael Cawood discusses: Dating for Animation and VFX Artists

http://animatedfilmmaker.blogspot.com/2013/09/dating.html Friend and former co-worker of mine posted a great blog discussion about dating for animation and VFX artists.  Being married I still relate to the article because I run into the same problems he discusses especially: “Right now I am not in crunch but I’m spending 10 hours at work a day, plus (until ...

Show 3 Previs Podcast – Dean Cundey – Director of Photography

  I had the honor and privilege to interview arguably one of the great cinematographers of our time Dean Cundey. Some of his film credits include Halloween, Escape from New York, The Thing, Romancing the Stone, the Back to the Future Trilogy, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Jurassic Park, Apollo 13 and the list just goes ...

Business Insider News: Steven Spielberg’s Nightmare Scenario For Hollywood Is Already Coming True

Earlier this week, Steven Spielberg said the movie industry was about to implode. Specifically, while speaking at USC Spielberg noted that since so many movie studios are opting to bet on one large $250-million-budget film rather than a few smaller films, this will eventually result in a giant meltdown for Hollywood. George Lucas followed up ...

Groovylikeamovie.com interviews Previs Supervisor: Jason Hall

Check out their website here:  http://www.groovylikeamovie.com/newsandnotes/previz-supervisor-jason-hall/

Previs Studio Highlight: BARABOOM! Studios

  The Impossible Previs from Baraboom! Studios on Vimeo. About Baraboom! Studios Baraboom! Studios was founded in 2009 by Pepe Valencia, tapping over 20 years of experience in visual effects, animation, lighting and digital cinematography. Prior to Baraboom! Pepe delivered previs for Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone, Polar Express, Monster House among others. Moving ...

Previs: Angry Birds 3D Test – Making of #1 – Concept | by Squeeze Studio

Angry Birds 3D Test – Making of #1 – Concept | by Squeeze Studio from Squeeze Studio Animation on Vimeo.   Not your traditional previs but definitely communicates the idea!

Pre-Vis Animatic of an Iron Man 3 Action Scene

Featured on super hero hype: http://www.superherohype.com/news/articles/176975-watch-a-pre-viz-animatic-of-an-iron-man-3-action-scene    ”I worked on IRON MAN 3 as the Lead Storyboard Artist and Animatics Supervisor, and during that time I created a lot of fun animatics. This was my favorite one, and was translated to the final film pretty closely! If you’d like to see more of my work, ...

The Cinematography of “Skyfall” (2012) – Cinematographer: Roger Deakins

  Awesome cinematography resource at:  Go to check out the rest of the frame captures. http://evanerichards.com/2013/2883