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Ang Lee on How The Technology Behind Life of Pi Changed His Filmmaking

“Thank you, movie god,” Life of Pi director Ang Lee said when accepting the Oscar for best director at the Academy Awards. But movie worship is a polytheistic practice and many deities preside over the making of a film. For Life of Pi, Lee said he shared the award with “all 3,000″ with whom he Read MoreRead More

Mixing “Life of Pi” in Dolby Atmos

The SoundWorks Collection recently covered a special panel discussion present by Dolby with the sound behind Director Ang Lee’s newest film, “Life of Pi”. Panelist include Doug Hemphill (Sound Re-recording Mixer), Ron Bartlett (Sound Re-recording Mixer), Ted Gagliano (President of Post Production, Twentieth Century Fox), Erin Rettig (Dolby Atmos Mix Tech), Andy Potvin (Senior Staff Read MoreRead More

The Brilliant Digital Effects of “Life of Pi”

Telling the tale of a boy lost at sea with a tiger, hyena, zebra and orangutan requires some serious technical wizardry. This in depth article from FX Guide goes into detail about how animators and artists approached this gigantic task to make the beautiful jaw-dropping scenes of Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi” Visual effects supervisor Read MoreRead More

The Sound of “Life of Pi”

The SoundWorks Collection talks with the sound and picture team behind Director Ang Lee’s newest film, “Life of Pi”. Interviews include Phil Stockton (Supervising Sound Editor), Tim Squyres (Picture Editor), Doug Hemphill (Sound Re-recording Mixer), Ron Bartlett (Sound Re-recording Mixer), and Erich Stratmann (Music Editor).Read More