VFX of Pan
FILMED CONFERENCE, THANKS TO EUROPA CREATIVA MEDIA
Presentation Summary: Talk will cover Framestore’s VFX work on Warner Brother’s Pan directed by Joe Wright and staring Hugh Jackman. The work includes Peter’s journey to Neverland. His journey floating through space and a fantastical watery environment. His adventures in Blackbeard’s Mines, a chase in flying pirate galleons and an encounter with a giant crocodile and beautiful mermaids.
Stuart read Physics and Worked as a research Physicist for 10 years before joining FrameStore as a CG artist on the award Winning mini-Series Dinotopia. He has worked on numerous projects as Model Supervisor, Lighting Supervisor and Environment Supervisor, including the digital Oil refinery “Hell’s Gate” on James Cameron’s Avatar, the Hong Kong Sequence of Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight, the development of the Extremis effect for Marvel’s Iron Man 3 and the Knowhere environment for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.
He Was CG Sequence Supervisor on Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity, being part of the project from the very beginning. He helped develop the techniques needed to shoot zero gravity scenes, Working with motion Control robots and the innovative LED lighting stage known as the lightbox. After helping Supervise the shoot he was one of the film’s lighting leads.
Stuart’s passion for CG challenges has led to an impressive list of Credits and a wealth of experience in modelling, lighting, motion control and shoot Supervision. His broad technical knowledge enables him to bring innovative solutions to any brief. He enjoys photography in his Spare time.
Awards: 2014 VES AWard-Winner, Gravity
2014 – Guardians of the Galaxy
2013 – Gravity
2013 – Iron Man 3
2011 – Your Highness
2010 – Clash of Titans
2010 – Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
2009 – Sherlock Holmes
2009 – Avatar
2008 – The Dark Knight
2007 – The Golden Compass
2002 – X-Men: The Last Stand