Posts tagged vfx
Ep. 85 - Johnny Hardstaff

Award-winning director Johnny Hardstaff, the mastermind behind the Prometheus viral spot DAVID, joins us this week to tell us about all of the twists and turns he’s faced in his career, what it’s like working closely with Ridley Scott, and the profound influence commercials are capable of having.

Johnny also shares many of his opinions on some of his favorite films, what artists and pieces have influenced him, and some thoughts about where the future might take him, including some exciting rumors about directing Blade Runner 2!

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Ep. 82 - VFX Soldier

Notorious blogger and rights activist VFX Soldier (AKA Daniel Lay) joins us this week for an intense industry-based discussion. Over the course of our conversation, we discuss how chaotic and broken the visual effects industry has become over the past few years.

Daniel gives a great breakdown of the issues being faced all across the world, and proposes a few great, worthwhile solutions. We also speak a bit about the tricky situation of rates, and breaking into the industry as a student while retaining the respect and integrity you deserve.

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