Steve Wright, author of the book "Digital Compositing for Film & Video," looks at some of his favorite commercials. With more than twenty years experience creating broadcast television commercials and feature films, Steve's opinions may surprise you or help you recall some of your own favorites. Steve's credits include over 70 broadcast commercials and 50 feature films. Steve began his career with the legendary Robert Abel & Associates, pioneers of many techniques that birthed modern effects and production methods. Steve has also served as Technical Director at Kodak's famed Cinesite Hollywood studios.
Steve is a Senior Compositor and 2D Technical Director with over 20 years of production experience. His credits include over 60 films including as Traffic, Blade: Trinity,Ray, Batman & Robin, U-571, Air Force One, TV shows including Deadwood, and over 70 commercial spots. In this Creative Cow Magazine Extra from the Visual Effects issue, Steve talks about invisible effects in projects he has worked on, with ideas you can use for your own projects.
For his article in the Creative Cow Magazines Commercial Issue, film compositor, VFX artist, animator and Creative Cow Contributing Editor Steve Wright (Ray, Traffic, Blade: Trinity, Never Die Alone and 60 others), told how the computer graphics animation technology we see in film today actually originated in the world of commercial advertising. (He knows. He was there.) In this Creative Cow Magazine Extra, Steve provides even more details, including the demo reel for CGI pioneers Robert Abel & Associates, and a great spot that Steve created for Volkswagen...with cows!
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