the vfx show #152: The Dark Knight Rises
Mike Seymour, Jason Diamond and TyRuben Ellingson discuss the visual effects in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises.
Note: this podcast includes plot spoilers. Look out for upcoming coverage of the film on fxguide.
Visual effects supervisor:
Paul J. Franklin
Visual effects producer: Mike Chambers
Special effects supervisor: Chris Corbould
Cinematographer: Wally Pfister
New Deal Studios - Ian Hunter, visual effects supervisor
Official The Dark Knight Rises website
Trajectory of a Falling Batman - Physics Special Topics
Photographs of ILM below courtesy of TyRuben Ellingson.
ILM Christmas party, 1993. From left, Mark Dippe, Wes Takahashi, George Lucas, TyRuben Ellingson.
ILM in 1995. TyRuben Ellingson: "No computers on our desks. I think the department had three. When I started in 1989 we had none, in fact in the entire company, we had only two copiers."
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