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Animation Director Troy Saliba interview: Blending mocap and VFX in Venom

Saliba also touches on the unique process of filming with digital assets that a director can capture through a camera.


In this interview, which was held at View Conference 2018, Saliba chats with Shacknews about teaching film directors the reality of shooting digital characters, working on movies like Venom, and much more. Saliba has a portfolio that includes animation work for Spider-man 2, Alice Through the Looking Glass, The Haunted Mansion, Monster House, The Smurfs, and more.

You can find more View Conference 2018 content and beyond on the Shacknews and GamerhubTV YouTube channels. If you dig into the archives and keep an eye on future uploads, you'll find exclusive interviews, walkthroughs, gameplay, and a whole lot more.

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