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In part one of this post I explored workflow challenges resulting from how conceptually different 360-video VR is from everything I’ve worked on before in my career as a VFX supervisor. In this part I’ll be diving into technical challenges resulting from requirements and limitations unique to 360-video VR, which I’ve experienced while working on […]

As we near the end of 2016, current generation Virtual Reality remains a promising new medium that is far from reaching its potential. Whether it succeeds or fails in fulfilling its promise, many people in the visual effects community are racing to cater to the demands of 360-video virtual reality production. For me personally, virtual […]

  Creating visual effects is a collaborative process. Visual effects companies, skilled as they may be, depend greatly on their clients’ ability to relay notes effectively – and ever so often clients are lacking in that respect. As a visual effects supervisor I know that helping clients articulate their notes can often take as long as implementing […]

As any film professional knows by now, visual effects have gradually become cheaper to create. This is due to many factors. Increasing demand from everywhere on the film-production spectrum lead to a rapid rise in numbers of VFX companies around the globe, including countries with low labor-costs. Many other territories offer tax incentives to lure productions in, […]

VFX for 360 VR, and why you are not prepared for it (Part 2)

In part one of this post I explored workflow challenges resulting from how conceptually different 360-video VR is from everything I’ve worked on before in my career as a VFX supervisor. In this part I’ll be diving into technical challenges…

VFX for 360 VR, and why you are not prepared for it (Part 1)

As we near the end of 2016, current generation Virtual Reality remains a promising new medium that is far from reaching its potential. Whether it succeeds or fails in fulfilling its promise, many people in the visual effects community are…

How to give notes on visual effects, effectively?

 Creating visual effects is a collaborative process. Visual effects companies, skilled as they may be, depend greatly on their clients' ability to relay notes effectively - and ever so often clients are lacking in that respect.As…

How to save on VFX costs?

As any film professional knows by now, visual effects have gradually become cheaper to create. This is due to many factors. Increasing demand from everywhere on the film-production spectrum lead to a rapid rise in numbers of VFX…