[Sidefx-houdini-list] VFX article

zhang xiao zhangxiao6776 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 12:33:14 EDT 2007


or maybe we should say movie is a business but not VFX, the biz modle of
VFX is not healthy enough to keep the cash flow, that's the key issue i
think.

On 6/4/07, g m <thecouze at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> VFX is a business not an art ( anymore ) therefore if $1 dollar is
> invested,
> I want to see at least 10 back meaning, one will do anything to maximize
> the
> return.
> That's the way the world is going
>
>
> From: "zoran arizanovic" <zoran.arizanovic at gmail.com>
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> Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] VFX article
> Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2007 14:47:22 +0100
>
> hi
> let me join in since this article made me think what we are doing at all
> question to be production house or vfx house is not relevant for me
> The way I see it is run for quality against time and like it seems demand
> and shrinking deadlines are not synced with software/hardware
> possibilities
> and on the other hand planing like in 300 is more exception than rule:(
>
> Unfortunately this is getting money driven and not just quality driven
> field which from companies standpoint is reasonable but from my-artist is
> not.
> I want to see work as close to fine art as 300 is
> for all the money driven producers out there check toy story 2
> "You cannot rush the art"!
> I just cant wait for D.Murren book to come out because he mentioned in
> interviews exactly the same
> lack of basic artistic skills is killing vfx and making flood of average
> generic vfx driven movies
> and if him and Knoll say its hard to get quality out under current
> conditions I have to agree :)
> z
>
> On 6/4/07, Luc Froelicher <lulu at alamaison.fr> wrote:
> >
> >if you become a production company you also become a competitor of your
> >clients ...
> >
> >John Coldrick a écrit :
> > > On Friday 01 June 2007 18:16, Ivan DeWolf wrote:
> > >
> > >> http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117965871.html?categoryid=2520&cs=1
> > >>
> > >
> > >       Yah, this one's been doing the rounds.  :)  Frankly, nice to see
> >in print
> > > what's been talked about for so long.  Seems to me the way things have
> >been
> > > going that it's far, far more lucrative(or even viable) for post
> >companies to
> > > have a property that they sell and go into production with, rather
> than
> > > working on the blockbusters that belong to someone else.  While of
> >course
> > > that means Shreks and the like, I can't help but wonder if there will
> be
> >more
> > > cases in the future of FX companies pitching live action FX work.  In
> >other
> > > words, they become production companies, or at the very least own a
> >piece of
> > > the pie.
> > >
> > >       Cheers,
> > >
> > >       J.C.
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
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