Twenty years after the release of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, visual effects is more in demand than ever before. What better time to reflect on the magic spell cast by the beloved film franchise?
For my new VFX Wire article, Harry Potter – 20 Years of Wizarding Wonder, I spoke with Adrian Wootton, chief executive of the British Film Commission, and veteran Harry Potter VFX supervisor Tim Burke. My other interviewees included three fine folk from Framestore — creative director Christian Manz, global managing director of film Fiona Walkenshaw and global animation director Michael Eames — plus Angela Barson, co-founder of BlueBolt.
Read the full story at VFX Wire now: