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Effects Omelette

Renderosity

3D Artist

Sunday, 30 July, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm, Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 152

"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" – Jedha Destruction

ILM took on the task of creating a colossal wave of destruction emanating from the epicenter of the Death Star attack on the planet Jedha, which required new tools and workflows.

Ciaran Moloney
Industrial Light & Magic

Jamie Haydock
Industrial Light & Magic

Matthew Puchala
Industrial Light & Magic

Miguel Perez Senent
Industrial Light & Magic

"Moana": Foundation of a Lava Monster

In Disney’s "Moana", Te Ka was a 300-foot lava monster whose challenges led Walt Disney Animation Studios to develop a library of reusable effects and a new pipeline technology to streamline cross-departmental collaboration. This Foundation FX workflow became a core strategy for delivering complex effects across multiple sequences.

Marc Bryant
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Jonathan Garcia
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Ian Coony
Walt Disney Animation Studios

"Moana": Geometry-Based Disco Ball Lighting for Tamatoa’s Lair

This talk presents how Walt Disney Animation Studios built the geometry-based disco ball lighting system, which provided more interactive and intuitive art direction for the 56 disco ball lighting-effects shots of the Tamatoa's lair sequence in "Moana" (2016).

Dong Joo Byun
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Shant Ergenian
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Gregory Culp
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Building Detailed Fractal Sets for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”

To capture the incredible details required for the environments in "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2", the FX and asset teams at Animal Logic built a fractal-generation pipeline that allowed them to quickly visualize, extract, and post-process fractals, along with an efficient delivery and render strategy.

Miles Green
Animal Logic

Matt Ebb
Animal Logic

Daniel Heckenberg
Animal Logic

Richard Sutherland
Animal Logic

Aidan Sarsfield
Animal Logic