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Industrial Light & Magic Recruiting CG Supervisors & Layout/Matchmove Artist

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CG Supervisors

Company: Industrial Light & Magic UK
Location: Offsite UK
State: United Kingdom
City: London
Benefited/Non-Benefited: Benefited
Salary/Hourly: Salary

Job Description

ILM London are now looking for CG supervisors for a variety of exciting film projects.


We are also seeking a CG Supervisor for a major new project that will see us taking real-time performance captured creature and character work to the next level. If you are interested or would like further information, then please apply here.

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Layout / Matchmove Artist

Company: Industrial Light & Magic Singapore
Location: Singapore
State: Singapore
City: Singapore
Benefited/Non-Benefited: Benefited
Salary/Hourly: Salary

Job Description

Matchmoving is the replication of the real set, camera and camera move within the computer for later use by animators and technical directors. Each shot in which 3D computer graphics are to be added begins with a matchmove. In the CG Layout process, Camera Matchmoves and original CG camera moves are integrated to create the framework of each Sequence. Often this includes manipulating both 2d and 3d elements, while maintaining accurate camera perspective. In some cases a sequence might be entirely Computer Generated with no live action background elements.
Converts background plates to various formats to use with specific software to create digital motion files that match the plate photography. This includes animating any live action character or relative object in the scene.
Establish character blocking, camera positioning and animate camera movement.
Provide technical set-up of shots for downstream production departments.
Generate 2D Compositing elements, while maintaining the accuracy of camera perspective.
Models the set geometry used to create the matchmove and environment for Animators and Technical Directors.
Lights, renders and composites files with the background to judge the move.
Originate entirely CG camera animation
Works with the CG Supervisor and Project Manager when applicable to estimate project schedules in terms of matchmove staffing needs and makes recommendations in the adjustments to the schedules as necessary.
Team acts as a central hub for all shot preparation to ensure continuity and camera accuracy in CG Elements
Under the direction of the project Supervisors, the Match mover will setup the technical and aesthetic approaches of the matchmove work for a shot, sequence, or even an entire aspect of a show.
Based on project size, and the nature of the work, the Matchmover may be asked to perform Lead Matchmove duties including, providing leadership, guidance and direction to the matchmove team.
Maintains an expert level of knowledge about current developments in matchmove tools for computer graphics, especially in areas that relate to the film industry.

Working Practices:


Ability to reproduce exact camera moves within a computer environment.
Understanding of photography and the effects of different lenses on perspectives.
Typically has experience as an artist, animator or camera operator.
Advanced knowledge of UNIX, Softimage, Maya and/or XSI.
Must have a willingness to learn new tools, proven ability to be detail-oriented and to work efficiently within a production environment.
Excellent problem solving skills including the ability to work under tight deadlines.
Good written and oral communication skills including strong interpersonal skills.
Experience in gathering information on location for Matchmovers.

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