No Hollywood Ending for the Visual-Effects Industry
The latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called “No Hollywood Ending for the Visual-Effects Industry”. fxguide’s Mike Seymour joins Bill Westenhofer, (visual-effects supervisor on Life of Pi), Director Bryan Singer, Daniel Lay (VFX soldier), Chris DeFaria,(President of the DreamWorks Feature Animation Group) and Michael Thom,( Political scientist at the USC).
The complex discussion is hosted by by Stephen J. Dubner, produced by Greg Rosalsky and first aired February 22, 2017.
“In their chase for a global audience, American movie studios spend billions to make their films look amazing. But almost none of those dollars stay in America. What would it take to bring those jobs back — and would it be worth it?”