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DP/30: The Hobbit, visual effects supervisor Joe Letteri

2 Responses to “DP/30: The Hobbit, visual effects supervisor Joe Letteri”

  1. sanj says:

    i’m not really into the Hobbit series at all – overall this was a normal interview … he’s got a radio voice – he should do weather and traffic on radio.

  2. Captain_Celluloid says:

    PLEASE READ Jackson’s response to the 48 fps “matter”

    http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/movies/article/1298890–peter-jackson-swears-the-hobbit-s-48fps-technology-won-t-make-you-sick

    The sky is not falling just because the internet says it is.

    It’s not a problem, it’s a tool.

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“Tarkovsky was sitting in the corner of the screening room watching the film with me, but he got up as soon as the film was over and looked at me with a shy smile. I said to him, ‘It’s very good. It’s a frightening movie.’ He seemed embarrassed but smiled happily. Then the two of us went to a film union restaurant and toasted with vodka. Tarkovsky, who does not usually drink, got completely drunk and cut off the speakers at the restaurant, then began singing the theme of Seven Samurai at the top of his voice. I joined in, eager to keep up. At that moment, I was very happy to be on Earth.”
~ Akira Kurosawa On Watching Solaris With Andrei Tarkovsky

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