The VES Handbook of Visual Effects: Industry Standard VFX Practices and Procedures

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Editorial Reviews

Wisdom from the best and the brightest in the industry, this visual effects bible belongs on the shelf of anyone working in or aspiring to work in VFX. The book covers techniques and solutions all VFX artists, producers, and supervisors need to know, from preproduction, to digital character creation and compositing of both live-action and CG elements.

In-depth lessons on stereoscopic moviemaking, color management and digital intermediates are included, as well as chapters on interactive games and full animation authored by artists from EA and Dreamworks respectively. Written by 88 top leading visual effects practitioners and covering everything about visual effects  from pre-production, production, and post-production.

Simply a must-have book for anyone working in or wanting to work in the VFX industry.

A Note on the Kindle Version:
There are several images throughout chapters 3, 5, 6, and 7 that are not visible in the Kindle edition of this book due to rights restrictions.

Special Thanks
The completion of this book required the efforts of many hardworking, talented and dedicated people in order to help it become a reality. Accordingly, the VES and Focal Press would like to offer very special thanks to all of our team Captains and Co-Captains:

Chapter 1:       Michael Fink, Captain
                       Jacquelyn Ford Morie, Co-Captain

Chapter 2:       Scott Squires, Captain
                       Mat Beck, Co-Captain

Chapter 3:    Bill Taylor

Chapter 4:    John Root, Captain
                   Demian Gordon, Co-Captain

Chapter 5:    Rob Engle, Captain
                    Lenny Lipton, Co-Captain

Chapter 6:    Marshall Krasser, Captain

Chapter 7:    Kevin Rafferty, Captain

Chapter 8:    Richard Taylor, Captain
                    Habib Zargarpour, Co-Captain

Chapter 9:    Stephan V. Bugaj, Captain
                    Lyndon Barrois, Co-Captain

Chapter 10:   Dan Novy, Captain
                     Stephan V. Bugaj, Co-Captain

Additionally,  we would like to thank Ron Brinkmann and Lenny Lipton for the exhaustive efforts in compiling the Glossary

Book Details
  • Media : Paperback
  • Publisher : Focal Press (2010-07-08)
  • Language : English
  • ISBN : 0240812425
  • Sales Rank : # 718,762 in Books Sales


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