Karl Sisson Show Reel 2012

Shot Breakdown list

Grand Staircase Battle
Lighting using Renderman of Grand Staircase. Lighting of dynamic collapse simulation, debris, and volumetric dust and smoke. Interactive lighting for wand effects. Lighting look development for staircase set extensions and creation of light rig to be used by other lighting artists.
'Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallow Part 2'

Great Hall Magic Ceiling
Creation and re-projection of Digital Matte Painting.
Rendering and look development for ceiling glass shader. Generating interactive torch light passes for compositing.
'Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallow Part 2'

Los Angeles 1928
Lighting Artist, creation of primary light rig for multiple Los Angeles city set extensions and vehicles, finalizing building shaders/layout, working with compositing supervisor to determine and standardize required output passes using Maya mental ray.
'Changeling’

Chandelier Death, Dragon Flight
3D Lighting and colour using Renderman and Katana. Compositing for stereographic production with Bonsai.
'Beowulf'

Flying Wing
Lighting Artist, Texture Painter, FX Artist (particle contrails, wind), CG Aircraft Modeller, Aircraft Animator, and Compositor.
‘The Horton Brothers’

ME 262 Drive-by
Lighting Artist, Digital Matte Painter, Texture Painter, FX Artist (particle exhaust, smoke, fluid effects clouds) CG Aircraft Modeller, live-action pilot integration, Camera and Aircraft Animator, and Compositor.
'Secret Planes: Fast and Furious'

Sunset Lonely Island Reveal
Lighting city with Renderman for the Digital Matte Painting department.
'The Chronicles of Narnia Voyage of the Dawn Treader'

Arrival at Lonely Island
Creation and reprojection of Digital Matte Painting for City walls.
'The Chronicles of Narnia Voyage of the Dawn Treader'

Prince Caspian Jumps
Lighting and final layout for city set extension. Digital Matte Painting of city and rock elements.
'The Chronicles of Narnia Voyage of the Dawn Treader'

B 29 Attack
Lighting Artist, Digital Matte Painter, Texture Painter, CG clouds creation and integration with matte painting, Camera and Aircraft Animator, FX Artist (fluid effects explosion, all particle effects).
'Secret Planes: Point Defence'

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