The Trouble With Overtime: A Case Study

Animators & VFX Artists Are Not High Tech Professionals A few years ago I wrote a blog article called Visual Effects Artists are Not High Tech Professionals.   I did this specifically to deal with situations like what happened in Sausage party.  Shortly after...
CG Masters Students on the Set of Deadpool 2

CG Masters Students on the Set of Deadpool 2

Advice from VFX industry veterans CGM students get to do a lot of cool things.  We tour production studios, learn to shoot, discover all the interesting disciplines of 2D and 3D production, but none quite as awesome as this.  5 CGM students were invited to the set of...
The Trouble with Overtime

The Trouble with Overtime

Why Overtime in VFX and Animation is a Really Bad Idea. I can’t help smiling (on the outside) when I discuss this topic with certain visual effects production people, especially the managers who haven’t had to do 12 – 18 hours straight busting their brain at a...