Visual Effects (VFX) in the Film Industry with Courtney Pryce
Sunday 5 July 2015 (16:00 – 17:00)
Visual Effects look expensive in today’s mainstream blockbusters. Think ‘Mad Max’, ‘Transformers’ franchise and ‘Thor’.
How do filmmakers with films which require a level of special effects but don’t have the Hollywood budgets, get their stories on screen?
Courtney Pryce, Creative Specialist from The Foundry.
Working since 2005 in Soho with companies such as Concrete, Big Buoy, Smoke & Mirrors and Deluxe Digital London, Courtney began his career as a Flame & Avid assistant working on Commercials and Short Form projects, then progressed to Shake for work on period episodic TV shows such as ‘Oliver Twist’ for BBC Drama. He’s assisted on 1st feature film project ‘The Hide’ with Big Buoy then moved to Deluxe Digital London as a Digital Artist working on film trailers and features such as ‘Zombieland’, ‘A-Team’, Pelham 123, 2012, GI Joe, Priest, Legend of The Guardians, Rio, Water for Elephants, Secretariat, The Wolfman, Sherlock Holmes, Cloudy with A Chance of Meatballs etc.
Working at The Foundry his main role is to demonstrate the latest releases of our extensive portfolio of Nuke, Hiero, Mari, Ocula, Modo and Katana. The demonstrations are typically at a wide variety of client facing environments from large scale trade show events such as IBC to 1-on-1 customer meetings travelling to a variety of places mainly EMEA but reaching out as far as Australia.