Greg McKneally

Visual Effects Supervisor & Lead Animator
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Location:
Our studio, down a lane in Kennington, London
Day job:
Visual Effects Supervisor, with interesting other stuff too
Dream job:
The one I have
Film:
The Age of Stupid
Time on the job:
1.5 years
Jet, jeep, bus or bike:
Bus, baby, bus
Original connection:
Memorable moment:
Lizzie saying I couldn't meet Franny because "you've got too many ideas and she'll want to do them all"
Scared of:
Friendly Fire
Guilty of:
Sleep deprivation and the bouts of extreme silliness that follow

Biography:

Video of Dead Polar Bear to Refugee Camp:

Read about the animation process, and what happened to this material here.

Video of the Archive, exterior and interior:

Find out how the above animation was constructed here.

Animators line up the shot: Animation Director Martyn Pick (blue shirt) shows Visual Effects supervisor Greg McKnealley exactly the framing he's after for the green screen shoot. Date: November 2007Location: Spectrecom Studio, LondonCopyright:  Spanner FilmsCredit:  SpannerAnimators line up the shot: Animation Director Martyn Pick (blue shirt) shows Visual Effects supervisor Greg McKnealley exactly the framing he's after for the green screen shoot.

costume adjustments: Visual effects supervisor Greg McKnealley completing the final fitting for Sylvia's futuristic refugee costume. Always a man for detail here he is making sure the back of her costume looks right even though it won't be seen by the camera

costume adjustments: Visual effects supervisor Greg McKnealley completing the final fitting for Sylvia's futuristic refugee costume. Always a man for detail here he is making sure the back of her costume looks right even though it won't be seen by the camera.

animators in action: Visual Effects Supervisor Greg McKnealley is horrified the scene isn't as he imagined as he views the shot through a monitor on the ground. Date: November 2007Location: Spectrecom Studio, LondonCopyright:  Spanner FilmsCredit:  Spanner FilmsRestranimators in action: Visual Effects Supervisor Greg McKnealley is horrified the scene isn't as he imagined as he views the shot through a monitor on the ground.