PURE MAGIC: Maximizing Practical Effects in the Digital World
VES Bay Area Members are invited to join the discussion as we look at Practical Effects Production in the current work climate while looking at the future of onset production.
OCTOBER 1, 2020
- Speaker: Sean House, Model/Fabrication Department Supervisor, Co-Owner at 32TEN Studios
- Host: David W. Valentin – Chair, VES Bay Area
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For over 20 years, Sean has been an active member of the Bay Area Film Community working on well over 50 Feature Films, multiple TV Series and hundreds of commercials. The continued practiced diversity of his work experience has created a well rounded artist and technician in multiple disciplines of the film making craft. He has for the past 8 1/2 years led the Model/Fabrication Department at 32Ten Studios for Practical VFX work on films such as Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker, “Rogue One, a Star Wars story, Jurassic World, Transformers: Age of Extinction and many more.
As a model maker Sean has contributed to films such as Priest“, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Terminator: Salvation, Matrix: Reloaded/Revolution and others. In 2016, Sean traveled for 5 months as the On-Set Dresser for the action unit of The Fast and the Furious 8, 2 1/2 months of which were spent filming in Iceland. He has served as Property Master on projects as diverse as George Lucas’s Red Tails, the TV Series pilot Fairly Legal, and San Andreas staring Dwayne Johnson.
When he is not on set, Sean is an active Bay Area film community leader: In 2001 he founded the Bay Area Film Alliance and in 2004 he co-founded the Oakland Film Center, a film business co-operative which encompassed 32 individual businesses. In 2017 Sean became a member of the VES (Visual Effects Society). He has also been a frequent industry adviser to Mayors in San Francisco and Oakland, and continues to advocate for the Bay Area film community on both the local and state front.
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