Mike chats technology in filmmaking with world-famous director Robert Zemeckis, whose films include Back to the Future, The Polar Express, Contact, Who fFamed Roger Rabbit and Forrest Grump. VFX Supervisor Kevin Baillie (Atomic Fiction/now Method Studios) also discusses how he used virtual production to turn Steve Carrell into a plastic doll for Zemeckis’s most recent release, Welcome to Marwen.

 

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Welcome to Marwen, has significantly advanced the art of digital humans. We spoke to the Director Robert Zemeckis and Visual Effects Supervisor Kevin Baillie about the remarkable advances in character animation.

The film was most recently nominated in the VES awards in the category of Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature.

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Robert Zemeckis on set of Welcome to Marwen with Steve Carell.