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July 22, 2010

Summer Updates 2010

So I've been back to work for a few weeks now... ahhh and I returned to dive back into one of my Priest shots to perform a 3d conversion (bleh) for a Comic-Con event this week... why they are releasing this thing next May is beyond me.

*Priest Comic-Con Panel Re-Cap* and o'Cnap the Trailer!

"A year ago, director Scott Stewart visited San Diego with clips from "Legion," an apocalyptic thriller that went on to open during the height of "Avatar's" record-breaking box-office run and still did respectable business. Stewart is hopeful his new movie, the vampire thriller "Priest" with Paul Bettany, will enjoy a similar Comic-Con bounce following its Friday preview. He'll need it, as "Priest" premieres next summer in the thick of "Thor," "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" and "X-Men: First Class."

One advantage Stewart may have: "Priest" is based on a much-loved graphic novel by Min-Woo Hyung. "It's an entirely different and distinct work," Stewart said. "We do create something of a new mythology in somewhat of a different setting." (latimes.com)

Piranha 3D is back, and this time I get to comp a shot! It will definitely be a memorable shot, and not much time to complete it, but it'll be good... in a bad way.

The Piranha 3D guys just hosted an off-site event at Comic-Con, "TOO HOT FOR COMIC-CON..." where herds of geekle were shown several minutes of never-before-seen footage that is so fantastically bloody and so intense, they couldn’t show it on site at Comic-Con! (movieweb.com)

*Piranha 3D Comic-Con Panel Re-Cap*

Siggraph 2010 starts this weekend and I'm going to head down there on Monday for The Foundry Geekfest event thing checking out the latest with Nuke and related Foundry offerings. Expo and such on Tuesday.

Ramping up over the next couple of months will be Immortals. I'm very excited to begin work on the Tarsem Singh's third feature film. (Director of The Cell & The Fall) This will be a very challenging show for us visually, it will have to look great, and I'm up for the challenge, especially on the comp end of things where I know it will be tough.

Cheers, all for now. -schnee

P.S. Jordan, were going to miss you brother, you and all your god damn kick-assery, all the best across the pond.


Posted by dschnee at July 22, 2010 11:04 PM