A life in movies: Elemental director opens up about telling his personal story through a Pixar animation, and reveals the difficulties of working with water and fire.
“Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse” director on how making series including “Avatar: The Last Airbender” helped him find the human heart in animated stories.
Illumination's “Migration” director Benjamin Renner shares his journey from 2D animation in France to 3D in Hollywood, and reveals what it’s like to direct a big movie.
“Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty” music video director Michał Misiński talks about blending CG with the real world, shooting cars, and working with Ash Thorp.
Kyle Balda reveals his journey to directing “Minions: The Rise of Gru” and “Despicable Me 3,” and sheds light on Illumination Entertainment’s creative process.
A fresh perspective: “Spider-Man 2” and “Avengers” artist Ryan Woodward reveals how he works hard without burning out, and discusses his approach to storytelling.
The astonishingly talented screenwriter behind “Perfect Blue” and “Steamboy” shares his thoughts on Japanese storytelling and its relationship with the West.
Google brand expert and storytelling expert Cláudia Cristovão tells Chris how lessons learned from an ancient art apply to artists working in the modern world.
Head writer, director, and producer on HBO’s “Insecure” reveals how she got her dream job, and gives her thoughts on how auteurs and AI are shifting content.
Creative genius Kevin Reste has lent his expertise to some of the world’s biggest companies. Hear his insights into how AI will change the entertainment industry.
Discover how a 3D screensaver inspired Jonathan Rothbart to get into the industry and work on everything from “Men in Black” to “John Wick: Chapter 4
“Ted Lasso” VFX supervisor James MacLachlan reveals how the hit Apple TV+ show used invisible effects to create realistic Premier League soccer matches.
From fear and loathing in Wales to happiness and contentment in a Flame bay: VFX veteran Andrew MacDonald reflects on an incredible career in film and ads.
VFX veterans Eric Durst and Matt Whelan on helping create the invisible effects that would earn Apple TV+ miniseries “Five Days at Memorial” an Emmy nomination.
Artist Halsey Burgund’s “Moon Disaster” uses a digital Nixon to deliver an alternative moon landing speed. He tells Chris more about this fascinating project.
Chaos co-founder Vlado discusses Vantage 2 and virtual production, and shares his vision for the artificial intelligence-powered future of computer graphics.
Chaos’ real-time ray-traced photorealistic rendering engine has just hit its second iteration. Product Manager Simeon Balabanov discusses what’s new in Vantage 2.
From Thanos to She-Hulk: Digital Domain’s Chief Technology Officer reveals how machine learning and real-time rendering are transforming the VFX industry.
Educator Terrence Masson talks about what his students learn in his exciting MFA and shares his incredible experiences in the VFX industry’s formative years.
Michelle Munson revolutionized file transfer with Aspera. Now she’s launched Eluvio, a Web3 content delivery system that will power the future of streaming video.
Entertainment Lawyer Joshua Lastine shares his perspective on the legal implications of AI, the WGA strike, deepfakes and digital humans, and streaming services.
Can AI put the “concept” back into concept art? Talented cover artist and art director Marc Simonetti talks about his career and the pros and cons of AI imagery.
CG artist Linden Vennard tells Chris about his route into vehicular VFX, working at automotive CG specialist Speedshap, and his current experiments in Midjourney.
From smashing "Titanic’s" windows to crafting "Moon Knight’s" world: VFX Supervisor Sean Faden reveals his incredible journey to the top of the movie industry.