Author: tahl

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

I was very lucky to be given the opportunity to composite the iconic opening shot of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes as part of the team at Weta Digital. This beautiful film contains a host of breathtaking moments

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The Wolverine

The folks over at FXGuide have done a feature article on the work we did for the ‘De-ageing’ sequence on the recent film The Wolverine. In this article I was asked to go through what we did and how it

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Back to work: Iron Man 3

After a few months focusing on training and consulting I was given to the opportunity to join the crew at Weta Digital as a compositor at the end of February. Most people will be aware of their fantastic work over

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NUK 104 : Introduction to Nuke v7

NUKE is the most popular vfx compositing package in the world today. Find out why everyone from the largest film vfx facility to small motion graphics shops are relying on NUKE to turn the impossible into the possible and make

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NUK219 : Working with vfx tools

NUK219: Working with Advanced VFX Tools Working in the trenches, artists often find it difficult to keep up with the latest changes in the industry. As part of our on going commitment to provide Core training in visual effects, we

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Now Teaching New Courses

Vfx202 : Visual Effects Foundation II VFX 202 : Visual Effects Foundations II This course continues from VFX201, building on the concepts learnt and look at how the simple operations and theories shown in the first course can be weaved

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Current Activities

I am currently teaching a class at FXPHD called VFX201: VFX Foundations. Topics include : Class 1: Understanding how we see : the problem – why we need colour theory and the limits of human vision, display systems and how

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