Narnia Visual FX Blog, Diaries

Posted December 15, 2005 10:24 am by Tirian

Sony Pictures Imageworks animation supervisor David Schaub talks to vfxblog about his work for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe. Schaub talks about working on the fox, the beavers, Mr. Tumnus, the wolves, and the waterfalls sequence. Read the blog entry at VFX World.

UPDATE: Read Bill Westenhofer’s blog entry at vfxblog.

VFX World also has two articles by Rhythm & Hues’ Bill Westenhofer. These articles are actually lengthy production diaries where he goes into detail about work on the special effects for the film. To read the articles you are required to sign up for a free VFXWorld account, although you can use the slashdot login (slashdot / slashdot) if you don’t want to sign in.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Diaries: Part 1 — R&D and Principle Photography
In the first installment of VFXWorld’s exclusive production diaries, Rhythm & Hues’ Bill Westenhofer talks about R&D and principle photography on The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Diaries: Part 2 — Final Character Setup and Shot Production
In the second installment of VFXWorld’s exclusive production diaries, Rhythm & Hues’ Bill Westenhofer delves deeper into The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Includes QuickTime movie clips!

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Diaries: Part 3 — Sony Pictures Imageworks & Mr. Beaver
In the third installment of VFXWorld’s exclusive production diaries, visual effects supervisor Jim Berney of Sony Pictures Imageworks chronicles the creation of photoreal Mr. Beaver from early test through final animation for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Includes QuickTime clips!

Thanks to Equip14 and Ian who sent in these articles.