This course is the Background Fundamentals series which originally ran during our October 2014 term.
Class 1: Mike chats with ScitTech award winner Dr Mark Saga
Mike chats with ScitTech award winner Dr Mark Sagar about his research - BabyX.
Class 2: Mike chats with senior compositor Alex Fry
Mike chats with senior compositor Alex Fry about Nuke Studio and more.
Class 3: Mike talks about behavioral economics
Mike talks about behavioral economics, habit forming and habit changing and how that relates to our industry.
Class 4: Pixar's render farm technology: Tractor 2.0
A look at the Pixar's render farm technology: Tractor 2.0
Class 5: Mike talks to Nina Harding
Mike talks to Nina Harding about how to negotiate and deal with clients.
Class 6: Rendering: Religious Wars
Rendering: Religious Wars.
Class 7: The science of Interstellar
The science of Interstellar.
Class 8: Mike hosts a business panel discussion
Mike hosts a business panel discussion with 4 successful industry leaders in China at SIGGRAPH Asia 2014.
Class 9: Mike talks to Michela Ledwidge
Mike talks to Michela Ledwidge about her ACO Virtual project at Siggraph Asia 2014.
Class 10: A few book recommendations
A few book recommendations for both the techy and fun side of visual effects, and Weta celebrates it's 20th year in creating spectacular effects.