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Effects Omelette


Wednesday, 3 August
1:45 - 3:30 pm
Hall B
Session Chair: Diego Gutierrez, Universidad de Zaragoza

Visual Simulation of Wispy Smoke


For the movie "Cursed," Frantic Films needed to replicate the wispy smoke of werewolves touching silver. This sketch describes the techniques and tools developed to do it.

Christopher Batty
Frantic Films
R3B cbatty (at) franticfilms.com

Ben Houston
Neuralsoft

Highway To Hell


For "Constantine," we had to create a highly stylized depiction of hell. A 3D world was rendered with burning sky, crumbling buildings, flying debris, and crawling demons.

Matt Jacobs
Tippett Studio
mjacobs (at) tippett.com

Cartoony Fluid Animation


Dynamic solutions, while effective, don't easily provide a cartoony style for fluid. We focused on hand-drawn animation choices to help our 3D tools arrive at effective fluid caricature.

Yvett Merino
Walt Disney Feature Animation
yvett.merino (at) disney.com

Peter DeMund
Walt Disney Feature Animation
 

Surfing Zebra, A "Madagascar" Effects Breakdown


The production elements and techniques used to create drama through ever-changing patterns in foam and spray as a wave breaks, spills, and hurtles a surfing zebra towards the Madagascar shore.

Marty Usiak
PDI/DreamWorks
musiak (at) pdi.com

Matt Baer
Mark Manfrey
David Hart
PDI/DreamWorks
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