What is your background? I have a background in traditional art and hold a degree in drawing and painting and a post-graduate diploma in electronic imaging. Before I became a VFX supervisor, I held CG supervisor and lighting roles. My credits at Cinesite include overseeing a large portion of shots on Disney’s JOHN CARTER, WOLVERINE, […]
Today it was announced that Skyfall and John Carter have been shortlisted to compete for the Oscar in visual effects at the 85th Academy Awards: Cinesite contributed visual effects to both films.
Cinesite’s Jon Neill discusses creating the first CG character for the Bond franchise along with other VFX mayhem. In Skyfall, which is breaking box office records for the James Bond franchise in honor of the 50th anniversary, Daniel Craig’s 007 loses his mojo. He also has a tense yet humorous skirmish with a Komodo dragon […]
In case you’ve been under a rock, Skyfall is the latest James Bond franchise adventure movie, the 23rd excursion for the Ian Fleming stories. A long list of VFX studios were given rope on the production, including Cinesite, MPC, DNeg and Framestore. Thankfully, the Bond series are not being created in stereo, I’m assuming that […]