SIGGRAPH 2008 > For Attendees > Computer Animation Festival > Production Sessions > History of Character Animation

"Speed Racer": How Digital Domain, ILM, and Sony Pictures Imageworks Transformed a Vintage Anime Into a Wild Ride for the 21st Century

Thursday, 14 August
10:30 am - 12:15 pm
Hall B
Theme: SIGGRAPH Core

As the numbers of visual effects shots per film soar into the thousands, a huge army of artists, technical directors, and managers collaborates to create dazzling spectacles. In this session, supervisors from three of the principal studios reveal the psychedelic design, elaborate car animation, and complexities of collaboration required to create a very wild cinematic ride.

Overall Visual Effects Supervisors
John Gaeta
Dan Glass

Mohen Leo
Kim Libreri
Digital Domain

John Knoll
Industrial Light & Magic

Kevin Mack
Sony Pictures Imageworks