Mike Seymour, Matt Wallin and Ian Failes dissect and discuss the VFX in Marvel's latest superhero franchise film, Avengers: Age of Ultron


Show Notes:

Production VFX Supervisor -- Chris Townsend
Production VFX Producer -- Ron Ames

ILM -- Ben Snow -- VFX Supervisor
Trixter -- Alessandro Cioffi -- VFX Supervisor
Double Negative -- Ken McGaugh -- VFX Supervisor
Animal Logic -- Paul Butterworth -- VFX Supervisor
Framestore -- Nigel Denton-Howes, Rob Duncan -- VFX Supervisors
Lola VFX -- Trent Claus -- VFX Supervisor
Territory -- David Sheldon-Hicks - Creative Director
Perception NYC -- Jeremy Lasky -- Co-Founder
Method Studios -- Chad Wiebe -- VFX Supervisor
Luma Pictures -- Vincent Cirelli -- VFX Supervisor
The Third Floor -- Gerardo Ramirez -- Previs/postvis Supervisor
Prime Focus World -- Stereoscopic Supervisor Evan Jacobs -- Stereoscopic Producer Michael C. May

James Spader

John Hughes

Uncanny Valley

Casting the vendors on Avengers - By Ian Failes -- real time monster mirror rig described in this fxguide article

Kinect-powered motion capture mimics your facial movements in real time -- article

Face and Head Tracking using the Intel® RealSense™ SDK

How Avengers: Age of Ultron Quicksilver is different from X-Men: Days of Future Past

HULK SMASH! BUT FIRST HULK TAKE #SELFIE

Ian Failes' fxguide coverage of the stereo conversion work done by Prime Focus World

Art of Stereo Conversion: 2D to 3D – 2012 -- By Mike Seymour May 8, 2012

Your Supermovie Timeline [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Big Secret Behind The Infinity Gauntlet, According To Marvel's Kevin Feige

Additional fxguide coverage of Avengers: Age of Ultron

fxpodcast #292: Seeing Vision with Lola - fxguide's Mike Seymour chats to Lola visual effects supervisor Trent Claus about the meticulous facial work behind the character of Vision in Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron.


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