fxpodcast: VFX Oscar supervisor special

Our VFX supervisor Oscar special features supes from all five visual effects-nominated films for this Sunday night’s Academy Awards.

fxguide wants  to wish good luck to all 5 teams, & congratulates all the Nominees.

We talk to:

Rob Legato Hugo
Dan Lemmon Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Scott Farrar Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Tim Burke Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Erik Nash Real Steel

This Oscar podcast special is proudly sponsored by Side Effects Software.

Here’s the full list of nominees for Achievement in Visual Effects:

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Tim Burke, David Vickery, Greg Butler and John Richardson
– Take a look at Dneg, Framestore and Tippett Studio’s effects for the film, and our interview with MPC. Plus coverage of Baseblack’s work and the color grading.

Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossman and Alex Henning
– Listen to our interview with Rob Legato, watch our fxguidetv ep with New Deal Studios, and read more about the VFX here.

Real Steel
Erik Nash, John Rosengrant, Dan Taylor and Swen Gillberg
– DD’s Erik Nash talks to us about the VFX, and read more in-depth coverage here.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, R. Christopher White and Daniel Barrett
– Listen to our interview with Weta’s Dan Lemmon, and we look at the previs for the film.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Scott Farrar, Scott Benza, Matthew Butler and John Frazier
– Here are our articles on ILM and DD’s work.

The Oscar nominations in all categories can be found here.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 will be presented this Sunday, February 26, 2012, at the Theatre formerly known as Kodak, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.

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