FX artist Hristo Velev uses fluid dynamics to envisage spectacular explosions, epic tidal waves and scorching flames. At Total Chaos, he’ll talk about his experiences in the VFX industry, and deliver a masterclass of mayhem.
With experience on productions such as 2012, Iron Man 3 and Man of Steel, Hristo now operates his own company, Bottleship VFX. This 3ds Max based studio has fingers deep in Thinking Particles, Krakatoa, FumeFX, Stoke, V-Ray and the rest of the effects toolset.
I’ll go into detail on the explosions, destruction, water and magic I’ve created for recent projects.
Hristo Velev, Bottleship VFX
In this presentation, Hristo will take you on the thrill ride of forming Bottleship. You’ll find out about the ups and downs, joys and hardships, and hard work and harder parties Hristo has experienced while setting up his world-renowned company.
Hristo’s masterclass will dive into the amazing possibilities of elemental simulations, and you’ll learn how to create effects which look like nothing you’ve ever seen before. He’ll also cover new tools and tech, including Phoenix and V-Ray GPU.