Johnny Blaze, a man who made a deal with the Devil, is on the run trying to make sure no-one is harmed by his alter ego, The Ghost Rider.
Directors: Mark Neveldine & Brian Taylor
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Ciarán Hinds, Idris Elba
Release Date: 17 February 2012
Box Office Earnings: $132,563,930
As CG Lead for the project, I was responsible for the following:
- Conducted look development on the Ghost Rider's half transformed face.
- Created a workflow for the effect and led a small team of 3d artists and compositors to complete sequence of shots.
- Rigged a butterfly for use in animation.
- Created a mushroom that animated on as if it was growing really fast.
- Projected real fire plates onto his arms as a fast and effective way to have him catch fire without have to create CG flames.
- Quality checked all stages of production, including tracking, match moving, animation, lighting and compositing.
- Coordinated teams, designed work flows and taught techniques to artists.