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A podcast about the pursuit of knowledge through interesting and engaging conversation, hosted by Agent Palmer. Released every other Tuesday.

Jun 2, 2020

Episode 20 features Visual effects wizard Kevin Lingenfelser, who has worked on such titles as Demolition Man, Waterworld, Preacher, Agents of SHIELD, The Orville, and many many more. We discuss his origins and then dive into what goes into visual effects, where the industry is going, and glance at what could be a limitless future.

During the episode we cover:

  • The films that started his passion
  • The Kubert School
  • A portfolio of 35mm Slides
  • Connections A ILM
  • Cold Calling
  • Cinesite
  • Make-up Fixes
  • His first composite on Waterworld
  • Practical vs. Digital effects
  • The myth of No CGI films
  • Working on effects on Preacher
  • Going with his gut
  • Godzilla
  • Unreal Engine
  • Gamechanger films
  • Bad effects
  • And much more...

Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode

Kevin Lingenfelser's Episodic Demo Reel - 2019

Kevin Lingenfelser's IMDb

Other Links

Have you heard of Preacher? This is how I came to know Reverend Jesse Custer





You can also hear more Palmer in the meantime on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier and as mentioned on this show as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette.

Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions.

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