The veteran VFX supervisor discusses digital doubles, animating believable performances and handling on-set technical challenges while shooting Marvel’s smash super hero hit, ‘Captain America: Civil War.’
With the 2017 VIEW Conference just around the corner this coming October 23-27 in Turin, Italy, we’re pleased to present our latest set of exclusive interviews with some of the talented speakers who presented last year at VIEW 2016. Each year, VIEW brings together creative leaders from the animation, VFX, games and VR industries to lecture, teach and network. Watch and enjoy in-depth interviews with some of the most well-known professionals working today. Stay tuned as we add new interviews over the coming weeks.
As part of AWN’s Professional Spotlight series -- a series of exclusive video interviews shot during the VIEW Conference in 2016 -- here is an in-depth two-part interview with Russell Earl, a VFX supervisor at Industrial Light & Magic. In this discussion, Russell talks about ILM’s extensive and challenging VFX work on the Marvel smash super hero hit, Captain America: Civil War. He also talks about digital doubles, on-set shooting challenges and the inherent difficulties of animating believable performances on the film.
Dan Sarto is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network.