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PRESS RELEASE: Luxology's Peebler Interviews Photoshop Creator Knoll
This week's modcast from Luxology President Brad Peebler is an interview with John Knoll, an Academy-award winning motion picture visual effects specialist at Industrial Light & Magic. Knollw, who is one of the original founders of Photoshop, brings unique expertise and innovation in computer graphics to the creation of visual effects.
The interview is a fascinating account of how Knoll leveraged his interests and hobbies into his goal to be a visual effects supervisor at ILM. It also goes into depth about the origins of Photoshop before concluding with some observations on modo, which was initially a hobby project and is now slated for a role in an upcoming ILM film.
The modcast is available at http://www.luxology.com/modcast/audio.aspx?id=41.
Based in San Mateo, Calif., Luxology LLC is an independent technology company developing next-generation 3D content creation software that enhances productivity via artist-friendly tools powered by a modern underlying architecture. Founded in 2002 by Allen Hastings, Stuart Ferguson and Brad Peebler, Luxology is home to some of the top 3D engineering expertise in the industry. More information on Luxology, its flagship product modo, a gallery of artists' images and the active modo community is available online at http://www.modo3d.com/.
(First posted on Monday, April 21, 2008 at 18:00 EDT)