[Sidefx-houdini-list] VFX article

Luca Zappala luca at cinesite.co.uk
Mon Jun 4 12:38:28 EDT 2007


I didn't remember Monet being part of the TMNTs :)

zoran arizanovic wrote:
> thats for sure
> than we should just stop putting this art prefixes to cg related job 
> titles
> because it doesn't have anything to do with art
> and people who will stay and create cg content will be persons 
> educated by
> star wars trilogy and video games and when you mention Monet or Leonardo
> they will think you are from another planet....
> z
>
> 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>
>> Reply-To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
>> To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
>> 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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