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Sharon Calahan Talks Lighting and Visual Development on ‘The Good Dinosaur’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, November 2, 2015 at 2:32pm

Veteran Pixar DP explains how complex lighting studies and concept paintings done in Wyoming’s Big Sky country helped her capture the beauty of the outdoors in new ways never before seen at the studio.

Education & Training Headline News

Disney Vet Chuck Williams to Lead Master Class at World Animation and VFX Summit

Marza Animation president and 21-year Disney Animation Studios veteran to lead master class, ‘Disney/Pixar Storytelling Process On A Shoe-String Budget,’ on November 4 at the California Yacht Club in Marina del Rey.

Short Films Headline News

Einar Baldvin’s ‘Pride of Strathmoor’ Debuts Online

Recently selected as Best Nordic Short at Nordisk Panorama, ‘The Pride of Strathmoor’ premiered at Telluride and has won top animation prizes at Slamdance and the Florida Film Festival.

Visual Effects Headline News

Pat McClung Joins FuseFX

Academy Award-nominated VFX veteran has a lengthy list of film and television credits to his name, including ‘McFarland, USA,’ ‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,’ ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’ and ‘Live Free and Die Hard.’

Commercials Headline News

Iron Claw Welcomes Brian Butcher as Executive Producer

Emmy-nominated Imaginary Forces alum created main title sequences for Starz drama ‘Black Sails’ and the Guillermo del Toro-directed feature ‘Pacific Rim.’

SIGGRAPH Asia Headline News

Pixar’s Ronnie del Carmen to Deliver Keynote at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015

Co-director of Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ to deliver keynote address at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015, running November 2-5 in Kobe, Japan.

Business Headline News

Electric Theatre Collective & The Line Animation Open Shop in LA

New Los Angeles HQ to be headed up by executive producer Kate Hitchings joined by head of color Aubrey Woodiwiss.

Short Films Headline News

Filmakademie’s ‘Natural Attraction’ Named Best Student Short at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015

Filmakademie to present ‘Best of Animation’ screening showcase at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 taking place November 2-5 in Kobe, Japan.

Visual Effects Society Headline News

Ridley Scott to Receive VES Lifetime Achievement Award

Acclaimed filmmaker-producer Ridley Scott named recipient of VES Lifetime Achievement Award; master visual futurist and iconic artist Syd Mead to receive VES Visionary Award.

Awards Headline News

Fettle’s ‘Holocaust’ Series Scoops Inaugural Award in Tokyo

Fettle Animation's BAFTA-nominated documentary series, ‘Children of the Holocaust,’ is the first-ever winner of the Special Jury Prize at The Japan Prize 2015 in Tokyo.

Business Headline News

Click 3X's Peter Corbett & Ders Hallgren Launch Stoked

Debut projects at newly-launched New York-based design collective include a series of digital videos for Absolut Spark and a limited-edition illuminated bottle for Absolut Vodka.