CG Garage

#202: December 10, 2018
Kelly Port & Matthew Butler — Digital Domain
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VFX vets on the serious fun of Digital Domain's input on everything from Titanic to Thanos — plus what it’s like to work with the biggest names in Hollywood.

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#201: December 3, 2018
Robin Cowie & Tony Stanley — EA
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Meet Hollywood talent who made the jump to games — and find out how they brought cinematic animation, storytelling and production techniques with them.

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#200: November 26, 2018
Martini Giant — 2001: A Space Odyssey & 2010: The Year We Make Contact
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Bicentennial podcast celebrated with discussion of Kubrick’s sci-fi masterpiece and its unfairly maligned sequel.

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#199: November 19, 2018
Technology vs. Creativity: Digital Humans — THU 2018
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Getting under the skin of CG characters with Ian Spriggs, Paul Debevec, Hal Hickel, Scott Eaton and Frank Tzeng.

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#198: November 12, 2018
Donna Smith — Hollywood Producer
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Wanna make it in the movies? The Terminator, Schindler’s List and Jurassic Park producer tells Chris the secrets of cinematic success...

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#197: November 5, 2018
Hal Hickel — ILM
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From singing raisins to raising the dead: ILM animation director talks ethics, uncanny valleys — and animatronic teddy bears.

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#196: October 29, 2018
Alex Coulombe — Agile Lens
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Arch viz VR studio founder on how to create great content — and the best tools for experiencing it.

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#195: October 22, 2018
Tools — Art and Technology Panel at THU
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Who creates art: the painter or the paintbrush? Industry experts join Chris for a lively debate at THU.

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#194: October 15, 2018
Geoffrey Baumann — VFX Supervisor, Marvel
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Black Panther’s VFX supervisor reveals how he worked his way up to this crucially important role.

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#193: October 9, 2018
Adrian Graham and D. Ryan Reeb — Google Cloud Platform
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Chris Nichols chews on the future of a virtual studio in the cloud with two top dogs: Google Cloud’s Adrian Graham and CG artist extraordinaire D. Ryan Reeb.

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#192: October 2, 2018
Kevin Margo & Derron Ross — CONSTRUCT
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After five years in production, Kevin Margo’s short film Construct has finally been released. Find out why it’s taken such a long time, and how this little film could change VFX workflows in a big way.

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#191: September 24, 2018
Dan Thron and Erick Schiele — Martini Giant: Alien
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Join Dan, Erick, and Chris for a thorough evisceration of Ridley Scott’s seminal sci-fi horror movie

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#190: September 18, 2018
Zap Andersson — Autodesk
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Join the Shader Wizard for a journey through the history of ray tracing and a comprehensive guide to metalness.

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#189: September 10, 2018
Chris Nichols — Digital Domain
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Chris Nichols of Chaos Group talks to Chris Nichols of Digital Domain to discuss digital humans, Thanos of Avengers: Infinity War, and how they used to get each other's emails.

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#188: September 4, 2018
Dave Macey — INK
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Audi, McLaren, and Wired have turned to INK for incredible renders. Founder Dave Macey tells us how the company’s made a name for itself, and the importance of its passion projects.

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#187: August 27, 2018
András Káldos, Attila Cselovszki & Péter Sárhidai — Brick Visual
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Communicating design and building apps for the future with Snøhetta and SOM visualization company.

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#186: August 20, 2018
Grant Miller — Ingenuity Studios
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Look what Houdini made me do! Find out how V-Ray for Houdini powered Taylor Swift’s music video, and go behind the scenes of Get Out.

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#185: August 13, 2018
Bill Spradlin — Zoic Studios
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Respected VFX supervisor on the pipelines and deadlines of Arrow, Iron Fist and Legends of Tomorrow.

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#184: July 30, 2018
Evan Buxton & Bryan Holmes — Neoscape
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The principles of this cutting-edge creative agency join Chris and Lon for a hilarious podcast

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#183: July 23, 2018
Camille Lymer, Michelle Obayda & Zlatina Pancheva — Squint/Opera
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BIG and Hyperloop One creative studio on making the world’s grandest architecture projects feel personal

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#182: July 16, 2018
Aaron Kupferman
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The Meg and Avengers: Infinity War compositor on the relationship between CG artists and photographers

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#181: July 9, 2018
Karim Mousa — Mozses
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Talk like an Egyptian: Arch viz star on his stunning renders for Zaha Hadid, KPF, MVRDV and more

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#180: July 2, 2018
Ken Ibrahim
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From SEGA to Star Wars: The incredible origins story of a visual effects Jedi

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#179: June 25, 2018
Ian Spriggs
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“Portrait of Cassidy” is CG artist Ian Spriggs’ latest digital portrait. Listen to find out how he created this and many of his other masterpieces.

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#178: June 18, 2018
Andre Matos — Porsche AG
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CG artist shares tricks of the trade for awesome automobile renders

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