This reel comprises of a selection of my favorite shots on my last four big shows at ILM. My contributions to the shots at the bottom, My role and responsibility on the show is at the top. More info and IMDB stuff at anthonyshafer.com

Episode III:
FX: Maya
LGT: Irender / Maya
LookDev: Prman
CMP: Shake

Wookie Battle: Sequence Supervisor, shared with Tim Fortenberry. Tim and CG Supervisor Pat Conran were in charge of the Wookie look and shader development cycles. I was responsible for the sand and ground interactions. To accomplish the task, I upgraded the HULK footprint pipeline (vimeo.com/34496336) to handle multiple creatures on irregular surfaces. This required not only pipeline changes to acquire localized depression maps, but also normalized shaders across the ground topology. The Lazer effects were largely repurposed from EP II Arena sequence, but updated to render in Shake rather than ILM's proprietary compositing package, Comptime. Water was setup by Craig Hammack and Joakim Arnsson, I simed and rendered my own water for each shot, including the lighting and secondary FX such as splashed and drips. There are a number of sequences and shots not included in this reel that I supervised- Nursery and Funeral sequences.

ObiWan Ship: Lighting, Compositing and some secondary animation. I also developed the surface shaders and some textureing on the hyperdrive rings.

Transformers:
FX: Maya, Zeno
LGT: Zeno
LookDev: Prman
CMP: Shake
I was responsible for the lookdev on Demolisher, Starscream and Bonecrusher, I also developed the secondary ground debris and all of the jet and rocket contrails that exist in the film. Additional responsibilities included lighting setups for sequences and shot lighting.

Pirates of the Caribbean 2: Dead Mans Chest:
LGT: Zeno
LookDev: Prman
CMP: Shake

I primarily was a Lighting and LookDev TD, responsible for the Jungle Lighting, Water Wheel and prop lookdev, and Jimmylegs from the Dutchmen crew.

War of the Worlds:
LGT: Zeno
FX: Maya
LookDev: Prman
CMP: Shake

FX and Tripod lighting, as well as the ending sequence tripot lightning.

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