Demo Reel Shot Breakdown
Life of Pi – 00:00 – Tiger in boat, Pi and tiger on lifeboat – Lead Lighter for international teams in India to create water and sky.
King Kong – 00:17 – T-Rex fight in swamp, Ann running, Kong sitting on ledge – 3D Sequence Lead – Lighting of Kong, Ground environment generation using Maya paint effects and RenderMan.
Black Lightning – 00:41 – Nano suit coming on – Lighting of Nano suit using 3DS Max and Vray.
Titans – 00:52 – Snake on floor, tiger sitting up, Raven kneeling in front of tiger, Raven talking to Trigon – Lighting of snake, tiger, and Trigon using Maya and Redshift.
Batwoman – 01:20 – Batwoman on motorcycle, Batwoman falling out of building, Batwoman firing grappling hook down elevator shaft – Lighting of head and hair on bike, lighting of Batwoman digi-double falling out of building and debris, lighting of grappling hook and elevator shaft using Maya and Vray.
The Flash – 01:33 – ElastiMan jumping in front of beam and dagger, ElastiMan getting hit with dagger – Lighting of ElastiMan digi-double using 3DS Max and Vray.
R.I.P.D. – 01:41 – Taxi avoiding collapsing building – Lighting of building and cars using Houdini and Mantra.
Alvin and the Chipmunks – 01:44 – Simon putting on glasses – Lighting of chipmunk using R&H’s proprietary software.
Alvin and the Chipmunks – Chipwrecked! – 01:47 – Chipmunks leaping out of basket – Lighting of chipmunks using R&H’s proprietary software.
Hop – 01:55 – Egg factory interior – Setup of Lighting for factory for show and Final Lighting of factory interior shot using Houdini and Mantra.
Knight and Day – 02:02 – Crane shot of bulls and crowd running down street, Bulls running to fence, Bulls breaking through fence – In the first shot there are CG bulls and CG people mixed in with the real bulls and crowd. Lighting of bulls and crowd using R&H’s proprietary software.
Cloverfield Trailer – 02:10 – Statue of Liberty head bouncing down street – animation of head, Effects animation of dust and sparks, Lighting of Liberty head using Maya and RenderMan.
Mummy 3: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor – 02:19 – Emperor walking down steps, Dagger flying towards camera – Lighting of emperor, and dagger using R&H’s proprietary software.
Discovery Channel Pictures – 02:24 – IMAX logo – Visual Effects Supervision – Blue screen shoot, supervision of post including animation of water blobs, creatures and objects falling, color and lighting, and final film (70mm 15 perf) finishing.
Houdini, Mantra, Maya, 3DS Max, Vray, Redshift, Nuke, RenderMan, MTOR/Slim, Shake, MELScript, Photoshop, R&H proprietary software (Lighthouse, Voodoo, and Icy), Linux scripting.