Special Sessions

The Visual Effects of 'The Dark Knight Rises'

Friday, 30 November 14:15 - 16:00 | Garnet 217

Paul Franklin tells the story of the creation of the seamless photo-realistic visual effects for 'The Dark Knight Rises', the conclusion to Christopher Nolan's epic Batman trilogy. The Dark Knight Rises was partly shot in the IMAX format. Franklin will explain how, through a close liaison with Nolan, he developed a unique approach to the challenges of high-resolution 65mm VFX.

Paul Franklin, Double Negative
Paul Franklin is an Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor with over 20 years' experience. As a co-founder of Double Negative VFX in London he has played a large part in defining the modern European visual effects industry. Franklin's credits include all three of Christopher Nolan's Batman films, Inception and the Harry Potter series.