the vfx show #115: Gulliver’s Travels

Mike Seymour, Mat Graham and Ian Failes discuss the visual effects in the film, including Scanline’s water funnel simulations, Hydraulx’s animated robot fight, Weta’s armada water sims and Rok!t’s innovative main titles. We also take a look at the film’s stereo conversion and the challenges of creating the right scale and miniaturizations for any project.

Check out fxguide’s feature article covering the VFX work in Gulliver’s Travels by Weta Digital, Hydraulx, Scanline and Method Studios.

fxinsider members also have access to an in-depth look at Rok!t Studio’s innovative main titles work for the film.

Show Notes

Director Rob Letterman
Cinematographer David Tattersall
VFX Supervisors and Visual Effects Companies:
Jim Rygiel
Guy Williams
Bryan GrillScanline VFX
Sean Andrew FadenMethod Studios
Madhu Sudhanan — GEON Studios
Sebastien MoreauRodeo FX
Dennis MichelI. E. Effects
Don LeePixel Playground

The Art of Stereo conversion: 2D to 3D
Gulliver’s Travel’s Novel – Novel
Little Fockers (2010)
The King’s Speech (2010)
Rocket Studios
Canon EOS-1 Mark IV
Tilt-Shift Photography
High Fidelity (2000)
Wild, Wild, West (1999)
Flowlines
Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
Gulliver’s Travel’s (TV Series – 1996)
Night at the Museum (2006)
Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)

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