CARNIVAL ROW: Robin Hackl (VFX Supervisor) with Jenn Taylor (animation Supervisor) - Image Engine. How did you and Image Engine get involved on this show? RH // We were brought in very early on, prior to filming, and we began bidding off of scripts, storyboards and concept drawings. Our approach at Image Engine is usually (time permitting) to overbuild the asset as a way of protecting ourselves and our clients from scenarios where a close up is required late in the schedule.
Once received, we presented back to production a << style guide >> to help identify more accurate textural qualities based on real creatures. We provided real-world references of animals to narrow down the specific looks of the variety of skin textures needed to read that Darkasher was a creation of multiple….