About Tristan Kilmer

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Tristan Kilmer is a senior film industry artist who received a BFA degree from the California Institute of the Arts in Experimental Animation. His professional work includes being a Previsualization Artist at Digital Domain (for Star Trek: Picard and Freeguy), Animator at Halon (for Disintegration and Borderlands 3 cinematics), Key Layout Artist at MPC (for Detective Pikachu, Aquaman, Dumbo, The Predator, and many more), and as an Animation Director at One Roof Entertainment (for 2001: An Edm Odyssey). You can find more of his work on Vimeo and Artstation

Being a Filmmaker in the World of CG

Being a Filmmaker in the World of CG

Creating an Idea For this article I’m going to explore my process of taking an idea from scratch and developing it through a 3D pipeline of CG filmmaking to final. Early in the creative process it can be very daunting to figure out just what you want to create, the...