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jeudi 6 août 2015

INTERVIEW: Richard Baker, responsable 3D pour Prime Focus

Richard Baker, responsable 3D pour Prime Focus World révèle les secrets qui se cachent derrière le passé, le présent et le futur de la 3D.

Pour connaître une fabuleuse histoire concernant le monde des effets visuels, il suffit de questionner Richard Baker de Prime Focus World. Après avoir commencé sa carrière chez les Royal Marines Commando, il a appris à se servir de Flame au sein du secteur de la publicité et est ensuite devenu compositeur pour des géants du VFX, tels que Cinesite, Framestore, The Mill et MPC, chez qui il est rapidement devenu responsable de la 2D.

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jeudi 1 juillet 2010

PRIME FOCUS SWITCH PIPELINE TO NUKE WITH GLOBAL SITE LICENSE PURCHASE

Leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry (www.thefoundry.co.uk), today announced that Global Visual Entertainment Services group, Prime Focus, has purchased a site license of Nuke to revamp their in-house pipeline.

 Since its modest beginnings in Mumbai in 1997, Prime Focus has grown into the world’s leading Visual Entertainment Services group, employing over 1,200 staff across three continents and five timezones.  Their pioneering and unique ‘Global Digital Pipeline’ approach has seen them win VFX work on titles including Robin Hood, Avatar and The Twilight Saga: New Moon, as well as numerous commercial and television projects.

 Anshul Doshi, Global COO at Prime Focus, comments:

"Nuke’s open infrastructure, forward thinking roadmap, support and proactive engineering team will enable true integration of the software into our ‘Global Digital Pipeline’.  The inherent stereoscopic workflow and proven track record of use on Avatar increased Nuke’s attractiveness given our upcoming project slate.  The Foundry push boundaries, listen to customers and invest in research making them a perfect partner for Prime Focus as we move forward tackling increasingly ambitious projects.”

Bill Collis, CEO of The Foundry, commented, "Prime Focus are an exceptional company with a unique Global approach.  Their decision to incorporate Nuke across London, India (Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and Goa), Vancouver, LA and Winnipeg gives them an unrivalled geographical footprint.  We are excited to be working with them and look forward to seeing where the relationship takes us.”