Visual Effects Society Handbook: Workflow and Techniques
Susan Zwerman, Jeffrey A. Okun
Taylor & Francis, Aug 6, 2012 - Art - 700 pages
Wisdom from the best and the brightest in the industry, this visual effects bible belongs on the shelf of anyone working in or aspiring to work in VFX. The book covers techniques and solutions all VFX artists/producers/supervisors need to know, from breaking down a script and initial bidding, to digital character creation and compositing of both live-action and CG elements.
In-depth lessons on stereoscopic moviemaking, color management and digital intermediates are included, as well as chapters on interactive games and full animation authored by artists from EA and Dreamworks respectively. From predproduction to acquisition to postproduction, every aspect of the VFX production workflow is given prominent coverage. VFX legends such as John Knoll, Mike Fink, and John Erland provide you with invaluable insight and lessons from the set, equipping you with everything you need to know about the entire visual effects workflow.
Simply a must-have book for anyone working in or wanting to work in the VFX industry.
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I own a hard copy of this book, it is absolute essential to anyone looking for a career in visual effects or for general reference, incredible amount of in-depth detail about everything from special effects to digital effects and beyond.