Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Ian Failes discuss the visual effects in the new film by Neill Blomkamp, Elysium.

Show Notes:

Director: Neill Blomkamp
Cinematographer: Trent Opaloch
VFX Supervisors and Companies:
Production VFX Supervisor — Peter Muyzers (Image Engine)
Production VFX Producer — Shawn Walsh (Image Engine)

Image Engine
Jonathan Harb — Whiskytree
Grady Cofer — ILM
Erik Nordby — MPC
Winston Helgason, Stephen Pepper — The Embassy VFX
Mark Breakspear — Method Studios
Robert Gillies — Weta Workshop
Kerner Optical
Cirux Render
Fon Davis — Fonco Creative Services
Animatrik Film Design

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3 Responses to the vfx show #172: Elysium

  1. Google hangout is a cool idea! and also keeping it an audio podcast is a must. 🙂 thanks guys

    Posted by john on
  2. I think the second shuttle got onto Elysium so easily because they had the correct flight codes or something like that….

    Posted by stelisfilm on

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