Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Ian Failes discuss Cowboys and Aliens LIVE from the SIGGRAPH 2011 conference in Vancouver.

Show Notes:

Director: Jon Favreau
Cinematographer: Matthew Libatique
VFX Supervisors and Visual Effects Companies:
Roger Guyett -- ILM
Fuel VFX
The Embassy
Shade VFX
Legacy Effects
Kerner Optical
New Deal Studios

History of Western Films

Panaflex Millenium Camera

Time Rider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann -Trailer here

Walker -Trailer here

Man with No Name

The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith Cowboys and Aliens Podcast

The Searchers

Close Encounters of the Third Kind Tanker in the desert scene

Challenger reference photos

Scott Chambliss-- Production Designer

Howie Weed - The Empire Strikes Back: The Special Edition Wampa creature

Battle Los Angeles

Robert Downey Jr. opts out of 'Cowboys & Aliens' for 'Sherlock Holmes sequel' -- Entertainment Weekly article

Nathan Longest


3:10 to Yuma


Paths of Hate See the video at the top of the page.

Kevin Reher -- Producer La Luna

NVIDIA GPU Panel Bonus Audio Recording

Deep Compositing explored in this fxguidetv episode

fxpodcast: Ken Perlin Beyond the Noise

Pixar’s shading techniques for Cars 2 as mentioned in the Day 2 story on fxguide

Unity: Game Development Tool

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