Richard Taylor sits down with the Pixologic Team for a special edition podcast recorded at our ZBrush Summit 2017.
We got a rare chance to pick the brain of the incredibly humble, levelheaded, wise, and passionate Richard Taylor. Get a taste of New Zealand culture, Weta Workshop’s workflow and process, The ZBrush Summit, and more right here!
The ZBrushCentral Honorary Award was bestowed upon Richard with achievements of incorporation of ZBrush in Academy awarded films, co-founding and operating Weta Workshop, and other various forms of blended digital and traditional art within the community.
Richard Taylor, Weta Workshop, and Weta Digital’s recent notable films and projects include Thor: Ragnarok, Blade Runner 2049, Ghost in the Shell, Power Rangers, and Mad Max: Fury Road, with the addition of massive franchises including Lord of Rings, The Hobbit, Chronicles of Narnia, Avatar, Various Marvel and DC properties, TV productions, tabletop games, and more!
Richard and his team at Weta have been nominated and won numerous Academy Awards for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Return of the King, and Peter Jackson’s King Kong. Richard has specifically won Oscars for Visual Effects, Costume Design, and Best Makeup.
Please visit Weta’s site to see all the amazing projects they’ve been apart of that are regrettably not named here in this description: http://wetaworkshop.com/