The veteran Framestore VFX supervisor talks about previs, virtual production and visual development on the first cinematic installment about the magical creatures of J. K. Rowling’s ‘Harry Potter’ universe.
With FMX 2017 just finishing up May 5th in Stuttgart, Germany, we’re pleased to present our latest set of exclusive interviews with some of the talented speakers who presented over the packed four-day conference, a group of top industry professionals who converge on the event to lecture, teach and network. Watch and enjoy our insightful and entertaining AWN – FMX 2017 Professional Spotlight video series featuring some of the biggest names in animation, visual effects, computer graphics and transmedia. Stay tuned as we add dozens of brand new interviews over the coming weeks.
In this two-part interview, veteran Framestore VFX supervisor Christian Manz discusses his work as overall VFX supervisor on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first cinematic installment about the magical creatures of J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter universe, as well as the use of previs and virtual production technology on the film.
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