Written Articles


Here we have a collection of articles written in full or part by Matt Leonard (Head of Training) for various websites (including fxguide) and magazines.


FMX 2013
Pixar’s The Blue Umbrella, Le Big Shift in VFX, The Evolution of Katana, Rise FX on Cloud Atlas, ILM and V-Ray, Rendering Color, The cinematography of Epic, An interview with Kim Libreri, Splitting hairs, The allure of Arnold, Camera physics in the digital world, and Atomic Fiction’s Flight and Zync.

More news from Siggraph 2012
Side Effects, Pixar RenderMan User Group, Massive crowd sims, Dreamworks and Massive, NVIDIA Announcements, Open Source, OpenEXR 2.0, Alembic 1.1, OSL, and Weta Digital Virtual Production.

News from Siggraph 2012
DigiPro, Tech papers fast forward, Talks/papers/sessions, Roger Deakins, Hugo panel, History of matte painting, Stereoscopic visual effects: DD, ICT: technical papers, Avengers panel, and Foundry GeekFest.

Review of eyeon’s Fusion 6, written for fxguide.com

Review of Digital Domains’s Nuke 4.7, written for the Showreel Magazine.

Review of Skymatter’s Mudbox 1, written for the Showreel Magazine.

Review of Eyeon’s Fusion 5, written for the Computer Arts Magazine.