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Grave Circumstances: Hugh Macdonald talks about Frankenweenie

29 November 2012 4:29 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Trevor Hogg chats with Hugh Macdonald about the visual effects found in Frankenweenie...

Nvizible had previously worked with VFX Supervisor Tim Ledbury on Fantastic Mr. Fox [2009], Wes Anderson’s stop-motion film, and he approached us to work with him again on Frankenweenie [2012],” explains Hugh Macdonald who is a VFX Supervisor and the Head of Technology for the British visual effects facility.  “On Fantastic Mr. Fox, we got involved right towards the end of the post production period, helping out with some of the left-over shots that needed completing. Conversely, on Frankenweenie, we were involved from a far earlier stage; this gave us the ability to take a longer view of the work and to visit the set so to have a better understanding of how it was to be shot.”  Ledbury was able to visually articulate what he was looking for to Macdonald and his team.  “As someone who has »

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