SideFX will be at SIGGRAPH this year with the Houdini HIVE - three days of presentations and learning which take place on July 30- August 2 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in rooms 401 & 402A. These sessions will include presentations using Houdini latest tools and techniques, panels geared towards students, social events and much more.
Learn about the effects in Marvel's blockbuster from DNEG's Daniel Jenkins (FX Supervisor), Alessandro Ongaro (VFX Supervisor), and Gero Grimm (FX Lead). Highlighted sequences include the car chase, including a macro-fluid sprayed windshield wiper - and the quantum tunnel, with exploding energy bursts.
One of the first times we meet Dumbo, the titular character in Tim Burton’s recent live action reimagining of the classic 1941 animated feature, he is covered in hay and straw. The natural debris serves to slowly reveal the incredibly cute baby elephant to both audience and the other characters in the film, and MPC’s effects simulations for the straw - on top of its CG Dumbo - were a crucial part in making that reveal possible.