the vfx show #197: Avengers: Age of Ultron

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


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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