Description

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

Contribution

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.