Meet Steve Wright
Creative COW Magazine Writer, Web Writer, Advisor, Contributing Editor, Author
Steve Wright is a 20 year visual effects veteran with 70
broadcast television commercials and over 60 feature films credits. He actually
started doing computer graphics when he was developing video games at Atari in Silicon
Valley, then moved to 3D animation at Robert Abel and Associates
With his partner
Steven Sidley, he had a visual effects studio in Hollywoodfor seven years producing 3D animation and high end compositing, first for
commercials then for feature films. Steve then joined Kodak’s Cinesite as a
senior compositor and became the 2D technical director where he also supported
Cinesite’s digital intermediate operation.
For the last year and a half Steve has been a freelance
visual effects guru teaching, training, writing, and speaking about digital
compositing and digital intermediate both domestically and internationally. The
second edition of his popular first book, “Digital Compositing for Film and
Video” was released a few months ago and he is currently writing an
introductory book on compositing scheduled for release January 2008.
Click here to visit
Steve Wright’s professional website.
Click hereto see his feature film credits on IMDb.com.
here to see his book on Amazon.com.
Articles by Steve Wright
Art of the Edit
The Importance of Invisible Effects
Steve is a Senior Compositor and 2D Technical Director with over 20 years of production experience. His credits include over 60 films including as Traffic, Blade: Trinity,Ray, Batman & Robin, U-571, Air Force One, TV shows including Deadwood, and over 70 commercial spots. In this Creative Cow Magazine Extra from the Visual Effects issue, Steve talks about invisible effects in projects he has worked on, with ideas you can use for your own projects.
Motion Graphics - How Do I?
How CGI in Commercials Changed the History of Film: A Creative Cow Magazine Extra
For his article in the Creative Cow Magazines Commercial Issue, film compositor, VFX artist, animator and Creative Cow Contributing Editor Steve Wright (Ray, Traffic, Blade: Trinity, Never Die Alone and 60 others), told how the computer graphics animation technology we see in film today actually originated in the world of commercial advertising. (He knows. He was there.) In this Creative Cow Magazine Extra, Steve provides even more details, including the demo reel for CGI pioneers Robert Abel & Associates, and a great spot that Steve created for Volkswagen...with cows!
Apple Shake Video Tutorial: An Introduction to Node-based Compositing
Steve Wright is a visual effects veteran with 70 broadcast television commercials and over 60 feature films credits. Hes also written and taught extensively on many aspects of effects creation. Here, using Apple Shake as an example, Steve introduces the ideas and methods of node-based compositing.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial, Feature