Framestore & The Golden Compass: the tools and techniques of visual effects

Date: April 09, 2008 (Wednesday) at 13:15

Framestore & The Golden Compass: the tools and techniques of visual effects.

Andy Lomas, Framestore CFC

A presentation on how we produce Oscar winning visual effects here at Framestore, particularly in relation to The Golden Compass, and how we approach some of the more technical challenges asscociated with such a project.

Andy Lomas Biography:
Andy Lomas is Head of Computer Graphics at Framestore CFC. Over the last 15 years he has been involved in a wide range of projects ranging from commercials and long form television to live action visual effects and CG feature animation. His credits include Walking with Dinosaurs, Dinotopia, The Matrix: Reloaded, The Matrix: Revolutions, Over the Hedge, Lost in Space, Fairy Tale: A True Story, The Odyssey, Alice in Wonderland, Arabian Nights and Jason and the Argonauts. He has won numerous awards for his work, including Emmys for supervising the computer generated effects on The Odyssey and Alice in Wonderland.

As well as having a career in computer generated effects and animation, Andy is also an active digital artist. His body of work explores the complex nature of forms that emerge from the digital simulation of growth systems. He has had work exhibited in numerous galleries and exhibitions including Siggraph 2005, 2006 and 2007, The Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography and the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art.

Room: E:A

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