On a larger ‘disaster’ movie or even larger Spielberg film, realizing a tornado sequence might be par for the course. But this was just a short moment in The Fabelmans, a film that also had a considerably less budget than his other blockbusters.
“Light control, colour matching, and close inter-departmental collaboration are the keys to lighting for VP. Be ready to integrate with a lot more departments than you were expecting,” advises Jeff Webster.
For an actor, performing in one of ILM’s StageCraft LED volumes is not like working on a traditional film set with green screens. There’s no need to imagine the world around you, because it’s all right there.
ILM is proud to be the recipient of an Emmy Award for its StageCraft VP tool suite. StageCraft has been used on such series as The Mandalorian, The Book of Boba Fett, How I met your Father, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and The Old Man.
While VP is currently the big buzzword in content creation, Steve Griffith is keen to stress that it’s just a visual effects process; another tool in the filmmakers’ arsenal. “In-camera compositing is really the best thing to call it,”