This week Jason and Mike have a christmas present for RC listeners – a bonus interview with Oscar winner Rob Legato on The Wolf of Wall Street, who was Second Unit Director, Second Unit Director of photography and VFX Supervisor.
In this in depth discussion,Rob explains his approach to film making, green screen, shooting vfx, digital pipelines and how he works with director Martin Scorsese. The film, with Leonardo DiCaprio, P.J. Byrne, Jon Favreau, Spike Jonze, -is based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stockbroker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
The film is magnificent and this interview with Rob is like going to film school with one of the world’s most successful vfx supervisor and collaborative film maker in the world.
The Wolf of Wall Street opens next week in wide release.
Rob Legato won the Oscar twice, once for Hugo (2012) and earlier in 1998 for Titanic. Rob Legato. Rob Legato is a member of Directors Guild of America (DGA), American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and the Visual Effects Society (VES).