Physics and Magic of The VFX. From Avatar to Gravity, from Guardians of the Galaxy to Avengers - Endgame
With over twenty years’ experience in the most important world blockbusters, Stuart Penn is considered one of the fathers of modern digital effects and he currently works as a Visual Effects Supervisor for the english studio Framestore. His name is strictly related to films which have won the VFX Oscar such as Gravity by Alfonso Cuarón, The Golden Compass by Chris Weitz and Avatar by James Cameron. In the last Season, he transformed the ‘’human’’ face of Mark Ruffalo into the “Smart Hulk” of Avengers – Endgame but the visitors of Romics know well his amazing portfolio thanks to titles such as Guardians of the Galaxy, Iron-Man 3, The Dark Knight, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, X-Men, Pan, King Arthur and Alien Covenant.
After ten years spent as an university researcher in Physics he entered the motion picture industry and today he is chosen by directors from all over the world for his ability to satisfy their creative needs with new technological solutions. From the use of motion control robots to interactions with photography and the development of virtual mechanics and dynamics for holograms and set lighting.
He is a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and will receive the Golden Romics of the XXVI edition of the Festival for his great ability of turning the most daring dreams of the international cinema into reality.
Stuart Penn will meet the audience of Romics on the subject: “to make the impossible possible”.