CG Pro Podcast

CG Pro Podcast

Hosted by: Edward Dawson-Taylor

Come and join the discussion about where CG and filmmaking meet, particularly in this new world of virtual production and Realtime.

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Episodes

Storytelling Through Practical World Building with Dani Bellar Pilukas Ep 26

Have you ever considered what your story could do for others? And how it can change their lives forever. Dani Bellar Pilukas, Director of Physical Production at Lux Machina, who used to work as a Disney Imagineer,...
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Virtual Production with James Blevins Ep 25

What sparks your interest? Is it a painting? A movie? A song probably? For James it was the movie, ‘Close Encounters Of The Third Kind’ by Steven Speilberg. James Blevins is an amazing product consultant. He has...
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VAD and Previz Roles in Virtual Production with Punn Wiantrakoon Ep 24

On top of being a filmmaker and graphic designer, Punn has lived his dream job—working for some of the most renowned studios in Hollywood. Some titles include Jurassic World, Mandalorian, and Jungle Book. As a kid he...
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Changing Careers to VFX and Virtual Production with Eran Dinur Ep 23

There are professions where age is important, but with visual effects, it is never too late to become great and move up the ranks, which is proven by our guest Eran Dinur’s experience. According to him, “There is no...
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Raytracing and Future Realtime Pipelines with Chris Nichols Ep 22

Ray Tracing is overhyped. At least this is what most visual effects artists thought when it took an ungodly amount of hours to render a single frame, including Chris. Years ago, rendering architecture felt endless....
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Virtual Production Possibilities with Erik Weaver Ep 21

Erik Weaver is a specialist focused on the intersection of cloud and the M&E industry and is currently running Virtual & Adaptive production for the Entertainment Technology [email protected] University of Southern...
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From Close Encounters to Virtual Production And History of High End VFX with Scott Squires Ep 20

As a director, Scott Squires has done national commercials for HP, Intel and many other high profile companies. Scott has also directed specialty ride films, VR films, music videos and shorts. One of Scott’s...
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Realtime Production and LED Stages with Phil Galler Ep 19

Phil Galler is the principal and founder of Lux Machina Consulting, he strives to push the boundaries of technology and design in the entertainment industry. Focusing on in-camera visual effects, real-time mixed...
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From Photogrammetry to Virtual Reality with Simon Che de Boer Ep 18

Simon Che de Boer is a renowned virtual reality content creator and photogrammetrist. He is the founder of realityvirtual.co – a visual effects technology company streamlining real-world encapsulation. His work has...
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The Unreal Fellowship with Brian Pohl from Epic Games Ep 17

For the past 17 years, Brian J. Pohl has experience being a visual effects artist, layout artist, and previs supervisor. A veteran of George Lucas’ pre-vis team and Industrial Light and Magic's art department, he is...
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Mastering the fundamentals Unreal and Virtual Production with William Faucher Ep. 16

This week, we are joined by William Faucher. He is a 3D artist who now focuses on bringing high quality tutorials about Unreal Engine on Youtube. Today, he will share with us the importance of learning the...
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A Dive into the Virtual Art Department with Joy Lea Ep. 15

In this week’s episode, we are joined by Joy Lea. Her background in the video game industry has led her to be in the world of virtual production. She has worked on the Lion King, the upcoming Avatar Sequels, and more....
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