April 16 Open Day Speaker: VFX Supervisor John Paul Docherty.
Two-time BAFTA nominated John Paul Docherty is widely recognized as a leading figure in digital design and high end visual effects, and has been influential in the development of these techniques in the UK and internationally.
He was heavily involved in the introduction of computer based artistry to high end commercials, but his expertise doesn’t stop there, as he’s been involved with a number of hugely influential post houses, and on a number of blockbuster films.
Lost in Space, Tomb Raider, Titus, Roberto Begnini’s Pinocchio and Olivier Dahan’s Rivieres Pourpres II – Les Anges de l’Apocalypse. Vertical Limit (BAFTA nominated), and in 2005/6 completed worked on Frederik du Chau’s Racing Stripes, Terry Gilliam’s The Brothers Grimm and Tideland as well as Martin Campbell’s The Legend of Zorro.
In 2006 he was again nominated for a BAFTA for Special Achievement in Visual Effects for Casino Royale (this was also included in the final six film bakeoff for the Visual Effects Oscar!)
During his presentation John will be talking about his career in VFX, showing off some of his work and of course partake in a Q&A at the end of the session, so if you have any burning questions, be sure to write them down! Attending this webinar with John Paul is absolutely free, so there’s no reason why you wouldn’t want to join us on April 16th! You can register here for free.
Open Day Details:
When: Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Time: 9.45am - 1.00pm (Including time for Q&A)
Where: Escape Studios (Shepherd's Bush, London W14 0DA)