Born for VFX

December 1, 2015, 13:35 PM

http://masteringfilm.com/born-for-vfx/

When director Paul Verhoeven looked to convince studio executives that a story about a war between mankind and vicious ‘Arachnid’ insects should be greenlit, he turned to Phil Tippett. The visual effects supervisor, known for his work on George Lucas’ Star Wars films and on Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park, helped craft a gruesome computer generated bug test that ultimately gave Starship Troopers the go ahead and cemented Tippett’s reputation as one of the go-to creature effects supervisors.

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