Christopher Nichols has an impressive resume of working for many of the leading studios, from The Day After Tomorrow, I, Robot, Stealth, Tron: Legacy, Oblivion, Maleficent and The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo to photo real cars and photo real humans.
Chris works with Chaos Group – the developers of V-Ray as one of the main people behind Chaos Group Labs, an experimental outpost based in Los Angeles. Where Chris has been involved with many high profile projects and pushing tech in new directions, being involved in projects ranging from the upcoming ‘Construct’ short film to photoreal human projects – there’s such a wide range of subjects covered in this episode from getting a job in the industry to what it takes to make things photoreal, to more the backstory of so many really ‘really’ cool projects – check it out!
CG Garage Podcast: https://labs.chaosgroup.com/index.php/category/cg-garage-podcast/
Chaos Group Labs: https://labs.chaosgroup.com
Pixel Perfect Article: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/04/28/pixel-perfect-2
Construct Teaser: https://vimeo.com/90509568
Christopher Nichols website: http://www.redeyetales.com/
V-Ray in Real Life: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9rgG2vPAvQ
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