Meet the filmmakers behind The Mandalorian, The Avengers, The Lion King, The Jungle Book, and more. Host Noah Kadner wrote The Virtual Production Field Guide for Epic Games and is a contributor to American Cinematographer magazine. Topics include remote collaboration, visualization, real-time game engines, in-camera compositing, and LED wall cinematography. Hear how movies and TV shows used virtual production techniques from directors, cinematographers, visual effects supervisors, production designers, and others. The Virtual Production Podcast is a co-production of The Virtual Company and AbelCine. Discover how the industry is pivoting.
Rob Bredow • ILM
Rob Bredow is the Chief Creative Officer of Industrial Light & Magic, the visual effects company founded by George Lucas. Bredow is responsible for the company’s overall creative strategy, technology roadmap, PR, and Marketing. His credits include Independence Day, Godzilla, Stuart Little, Cast Away, Surf’s Up, Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs, Solo: A Star Wars Story, and others.
Darren Hendler • Digital Domain
Darren Hendler oversees Digital Domain’s Digital Human Group as director. Darren’s team leads the industry in advancements in motion capture, machine learning, and real-time platforms. His credits include Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War, overseeing the creation of Thanos. Other feature films include Beauty and the Beast, FF7, Maleficent, Pirates of the Caribbean, and The Golden Compass.
Dr. Rosanne Limoncelli and Sang-Jin Bae, NYU
Dr. Rosanne Limoncelli is the Director of Production for Film and New Media at the Kanbar Institute, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. Sang-Jin Bae is a senior producer and supervising technical director specializing in commercial and long-form animation from development to delivery in addition to being a professor and academic director at NYU. In this special episode, learn how NYU is exploring and integrating virtual production into their highly revered curriculum.
Wes Ball is a film director, visual effects artist, and graphic artist. He created a 7-minute short film called A Work in Progress which won a Bronze Medal from the Student Academy Awards in 2003. Ball is also known for directing The Maze Runner trilogy and is currently developing a new Planet of the Apes film.
Christina Lee Storm
Producer Christina Lee Storm founded Asher XR, a provider of strategic development, planning, creation, and implementation for virtual production, mixed reality, AR, and VR content. As Vice President at DreamWorks Animation, she led the Advanced...
Sam Nicholson, ASC
Sam Nicholson, ASC is a veteran visual effects supervisor and cinematographer. He founded Stargate Studios, a visual effects company always on the cutting edge of virtual production techniques. His credits include Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Max Headroom, 24, and Run.
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