Tag: Visual Effects Designer
John Dysktra is a pioneer in visual effects. He is responsible for the creation of Industrial Light & Magic, he has won two Best Visual Effects Academy Awards for STAR WARS and SPIDER-MAN 2. He developed also the first computer-controlled motion control system called the Dykstraflex, which earned him an Scientific and Engineering Award. Her career includes movies such as STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE, FIREFOX, BATMAN FOREVER, SPIDER-MAN 1 & 2 and HANCOCK.
Deak Ferrand has worked for more than 15 years in visual effects as a matte painter. He was on the team that won an Academy Award for the Best Visual Effects for WHAT DREAMS MAY COMES. He has since founded his own company, Hatch, and has participated in a large number of film projects such as RIDDICK, CONSTANTINE, SHOOTER, THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES, RED CLIFF and WOLVERINE. In the interview which follows, Deak speaks to us about its course and its work on THE BOOK OF ELI.