In this episode, Matt Wallin, Mike Seymour and Jason Diamond go to 2049 and discuss director Denis Villeneuve new Blade Runner film.
Cast include : Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Robin Wright and Ana de Armas.
Cinematographer: Roger Deakins
Production Designer: Dennis Gassner
VFX Supervisor : John Nelson
From EW : John Nelson worked on Rachael’s two-minute appearance in 2049 for a year. “Digital humans are sort of like the holy grail — they’re really hard,” says Nelson. “I knew it would be one of the hardest things I’ve done in my career. We had many challenges in this movie but this one was definitely the hardest one we did.”
Rachel was rendered in RenderMan. Since her son was on the film as a production assistant, “Sean Young got to be on set while actress Loren Peta acted out the performance that would be the foundation for the effects work. And later, both Peta and Young spent a day in Budapest in facial motion-capture rigs, with both women performing Rachael’s scene in the film”, according to reporting on io9.
Blade Runner 2049 : A young blade runner’s discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who’s been missing for thirty years.
Lighting reference Mike and Jason discuss: Arri
The show was co-hosted this week by
Matt Wallin @mattwallin
Jason Diamond @jasondiamond www.thediamondbros.com
Mike Seymour @mikeseymour
Special thanks to Matt Wallin and Ryan Pribyl for producing and editing the show. The podcast is only possible due to their great work and your support.