Posts tagged "Joe Letteri"

‘Hobbit’ Effects Guru Joe Letteri Says Peter Jackson’s Prequel Changed Filmmaking: ‘There Are Breakthroughs in Every Area’ (VIDEO)

Ever since Peter Jackson first announced that The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey would be shot in 3D with cameras recording at a speed of 48 frames a second, pundits have analyzed how much his film might impact Hollywood as a whole.

But Visual Effects Supervisor Joe Letteri, who previously worked on groundbreaking film…

Todd Gilchrist / December 14, 2012

‘Man of Steel’ Effects Guru Joe Letteri Says His Superman Owes ‘Nothing’ to Previous Films (VIDEO)

After Superman Returns was released in 2006 to mixed acclaim and modest box office success, even hardcore fans worried they might never see another film following the superhero’s adventures.

But Zack Snyder is set to reboot the character yet again in 2013’s Man of Steel, which Visual Effects Supervisor Joe Letteri says devoted…

Todd Gilchrist / December 12, 2012

‘The Hobbit’ VFX Supervisor Joe Letteri Defends High Frame Rate Filmmaking: ‘You Now See Any Motion More Clearly’ (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

As reviews for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey poured in on Monday, a generally positive reaction to the story was almost invariably paired with a decidedly more mixed one about the technology used to tell it: HFS (high frame rates), which director Peter Jackson used to photograph the film in 3D.

Among the…

Todd Gilchrist / December 5, 2012