Personal preference

This isn’t to suggest that good films cannot be made out of personal moments. But surely, when the subject material is as fiercely personal, the artiste is drawn to instinctively resist changes, let alone be able to accept criticism.

Four things we learned from Bairavaa’s teaser

“He then swings a cricket bat at a thug, playing a one-legged left-handed pull shot that Lara would be proud of.”

Effects on par with Hollywood: VFX supervisor of Kaashmora

VFX supervisor Stalin Saravanan tells me that Kaashmora’s CGI will be on par with the work produced in Hollywood Stalin Saravanan is eager to bury the ghosts of Dasavatharam. He led the VFX team behind the infamous tsunami scene. “We made the mistake of picking some inexperienced professionals. Also, as time was a constraint, we couldn’t afford…

Creating an iconic dinosaur

Glen McIntosh, animation supervisor of Jurassic World, had a quick chat with me about the making of the film, on the eve of its Indian television premiere Glen McIntosh spent almost three years working on Jurassic World. As animation supervisor, he was in charge of drawing, design, storyboarding, and heading the 50 animators who worked out of…