‘Predator’: VFX supervisor Joel Hynek recalls the days of optical compositing

Started by frasermaxx, Aug 31, 2022, 09:42:30 AM

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‘Predator’: VFX supervisor Joel Hynek recalls the days of optical compositing (Read 1,910 times)

SiL

Super informative, and I think that's the first time I've seen a photo of the red suit monkey!


OpenMaw

Am I reading that right? They pointed a film camera at the monitor to capture the heat vision camera shots because the heat camera couldn't be recorded?

Kradan

Quote from: OpenMaw on Oct 02, 2022, 03:11:22 PMAm I reading that right? They pointed a film camera at the monitor to capture the heat vision camera shots because the heat camera couldn't be recorded?

That were the 80s, cameras weren't as fancy back then

OpenMaw

I just never would have guessed! I'm surprised, but I always love the ingenuity of the classics.

Kradan

Quote from: OpenMaw on Oct 02, 2022, 05:26:29 PMI just never would have guessed! I'm surprised, but I always love the ingenuity of the classics.

Neither would I to be honest

St_Eddie

Quote from: SiL on Aug 31, 2022, 10:01:54 AMI think that's the first time I've seen a photo of the red suit monkey!

A terrible case of camel toe too!

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