'Snowfall' in AWN

Wednesday 20 April 2022

Reporter Dan Sarto of Animation World Network spoke to VFX Supervisor Thomas Montminy Brodeur about the New York studio's recent work on the latest season of 'Snowfall' on FX, creating, animating and integrating a menacing CG tiger for key scenes in Episodes 505 and 506.

Pushing the boundaries of the photoreal quality generally found in an episodic project, they built muscle simulations of the animal, an intensively detailed groom followed in Houdini, and a highly specific rig which helped to elevate the visuals using Mudbox and Maya.

Read the full piece on AWN to learn more about how each scene was created.