Creative Networks - High-End VFX for Low-Budget Movies

Posted on 18 March 2014

Speaker: Christian Lett – VFX Supervisor, BAIT Studio www.baitstudio.co.uk

Christian Lett is VFX Supervisor at BAIT Studio, an award winning motion graphics, visual effects and animation studio based in Cardiff. Working across a variety of platforms, TV, film, music and advertising, BAIT works alongside others, enhancing their ideas, as well as creating complete concepts from scratch.

According to the trade body UK Screen, the VFX industry in Britain earned approximately £196 million in 2012/13. As the lead visual effects team for British sci-fi thriller ‘The Machine’ which is released globally this month, BAIT contributed nearly 250 VFX shots, playing a significant role in this now ubiquitous aspect of film-making. Christian will be talking about some of the challenges they faced and demonstrating their work which included matte paintings, set extensions, eye glows, explosions and green-screen car exteriors. Following a successful Premiere at the TriBeCa Festival, The Machine has gone on to win 3 BAFTA Cymru Awards, and was voted Best UK Feature at the Raindance festival.

www.themachinemovie.com
THE MACHINE – in Cinemas/VoD 21 March and DVD/Blu-ray 31 March
Creative Networks brings together all parties involved in screen and sound media in the West Midlands, promoting both successful business development and collaboration.

5.45pm Registration followed by complimentary food/refreshments and networking in our Cafe
7.00pm Speaker Christian Lett 8.15pm Q & A 8.45pm Event ends
To join us for this FREE event, please register at www.bcucreativenetworks.eventbrite.co.uk or email creative.networks@bcu.ac.uk or call 0121 331 5400.
Alternatively, register online at our website www.creativenetworksonline.com