The VFX War: Part 5 — Sleep Is For The Weak

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series The VFX War

I’d Like To Sleep For A Week. I wrote this article in 2014: As I sit here working another wee hour on a project, I am beginning to envy my cat. As is mostly the case, I am awake because I love what I do, and fitting in another job, …

Harv’s World — Twas the Day After Christmas -a poem

The Day After Christmas Twas the Day After Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even my spouse. The stockings weren’t hung by the chimney (who cared?), for it seems St. Nicholas had already been there. The children were nestled, all snug in their beds, …

Tracking for FRINGE Effect — Performance Transfer in Production

Grabbing an Actor’s Performance In 2008 concepts and methods developed working on 3D conversion for IMAX films combined to solve a problem at Zoic studios for the Bad Robot TV series FRINGE. Those IMAX3D films required large amounts of match moved geometry to generate depth information.  During that time I …