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From Gollum to Thanos: Characters at Weta Digital
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TimeThursday, 6 December 20185pm - 6pm
DescriptionMatt Aitken was Weta Digital’s Visual Effects Supervisor on this year’s Avengers: Infinity War. Weta’s work on Thanos is the culmination of over two decades of innovation in bringing groundbreaking CG characters to the screen. In this presentation, Matt will trace the development of Weta Digital over the last 25 years as it grew from a handful of artists in a single room to one of the world’s leading visual effects facilities. Matt will pay particular attention to Weta Digital’s pioneering work in the area of digital performance, through the realisation of memorable characters like Gollum, Kong, Neytiri, Caesar, and Thanos.