Mike Seymour, Jason Diamond and Matt Wallin discuss the visual effects in the 2012 version of Total Recall.

Listen to Mike Seymour’s in-depth fxpodcast with Dneg’s Head of Lighting & Rendering Philippe Leprince about the studio’s adoption of a new physically plausible lighting setup for Total Recall.

You can also read Ian Failes article on fxguide, Keeping it real: Total Recall.

Show Notes:

Director: Len Wiseman
Cinematographer: Paul Cameron
VFX Supervisors and Companies:

Main facility: Double Negative
Peter Chiang -- Overall VFX Supervisor
Adrian de Wet -- Client VFX Supervisor
Graham Jack -- Dneg VFX Supervisor
Vanessa Boyce -- CG Supervisor
Jordan Kirk -- CG Supervisor
Victor Wade -- 2D Supervisor

Other facilities:
Prime Focus
The Senate VFX
Lip Sync Post
Legacy Effects

Total Recall (1990)

Johnny Cab

Doggiecam Systems

Neill Blomkamp's Tetra Vaal

Physics for Animators write-up on fxguide from Siggraph 2012

Siggraph 2012 Principles of Animation Physics

Avengers Panel write-up on fxguide from Siggraph 2012

Esri CityEngine software

fxpodcast on Dneg's new lighting pipeline

The Making of Cookie Monster's 'Share It Maybe'

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