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03-01-2005, 04:30 AM
Hi all,

We interview Eric Hanson, renowned VFX artist who worked on The Fifth Element and The Day After Tomorrow. Eric Hanson is a visual effects designer who specializes in digital sets and backgrounds for feature film projects. He is currently overseeing production of visual effects educational DVD titles at The Gnomon Workshop, as well as teaching there and at the USC film school.

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03-01-2005, 11:07 AM
The fith element work is perfect!


03-01-2005, 04:16 PM
The fith element work is perfect!


Well, perhaps except for the script that is.


03-01-2005, 07:06 PM
Nice article!

I really like the fith element does have pretty much a cult following.

Eric is in Spain right now doing a "digtial sets" workshop...that lucky son of a....;)

03-02-2005, 12:19 AM
I LOVE 5th Element - script and all!! :D

03-02-2005, 02:17 AM
i've been a fan of his work on feature film for years now! if your reading this Eric..Sniff..Sniff...I love ya dude!:buttrock:

03-02-2005, 01:20 PM
new dvd's are awesome.. he is just amazing.

and fifth element is all around awesome :D

03-02-2005, 01:35 PM
I LOVE 5th Element - script and all!! :D


03-02-2005, 02:28 PM
I've only watched about 3/4 of his first DVD. I was a little trepidatious because he seems a bit more dry and methodical than your average Gnomon DVD Instructor. He uses charts and seems very well organized. But gawd, the stuff is great. It's stuff you would never pick up anywhere else, especially as a solo artist. I don't do boujou (sp?) and have pretty much moved on to XSI from Maya, but there's so much stuff on there that is universally applicable. I can't wait to watch the second.

03-03-2005, 08:30 PM
the fifth element rocks! and i love the part when the chinesse boat leaves the house(in the photo):buttrock:

03-06-2005, 07:07 AM
did anyone check out his maya 5 killer tips book, i recommend it for all maya fanatics

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