[ #CGEvent #MakingOf #ILM #GNOMON #Film #VFX #Animation ] Gnomon will bring to you Industrial Light & Magic’s Sheldon Serrao for a spe...
Making of Transformers Age of Extinction - The Finishing Touch FeaturetteMichael Bay and his Production Team worked together to Create Transformers Age of Extinction. Michael and the Animation team from Industrial Light and Magic used video conferencing over high speed internet while working on the Visual Effects shots. Michael was able to see what the animation department has come up with and also contribute in the manipulation of shots when required.
Video courtesy by Michael Bay and ILM
ScheduleSaturday, October 11th, 2014
11:00 am – 1:00 pm: Presentation
WhereGnomon School of Visual Effects
1015 N. Cahuenga Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90038
About Sheldon SerraoFX Technical Director at Industrial Light & Magic
Sheldon has worked in both animated and live action feature productions including Madagascar 2, How to Train your Dragon, Megamind, The Adventures of Tin Tin, The Avengers and recently Pacific Rim, Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier, and Transformers: Age of Extinction.
Sheldon has a strong programming background and is fluent in C++ and Python. He also knows various 3D applications including Maya and Houdini. Given these strong fundamentals, Sheldon plays a vital role as an FX TD in delivering effects elements including fire, smoke, and explosions to supplement background plates, be them live action or completely 3D. Sheldon also has experience in running destruction and rigid body dynamics for shots. Sheldon has been a key contributor to the FX department at ILM by mentoring new hires and by providing educational media covering various FX/destruction topics. He is also involved in writing and developing new tools and scripts that help fellow FX TDs be productive in their work.
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