The PULSE Evolution of Digital Humans

December 2002

THE LORD OF THE RINGS:THE TWO TOWERS

Pulse's Jim Berney in leading role as Visual Effects Supervisor, John Feather as Senior Creature Technical Director and Scott C. Smith as Animator.

New Line Cinema / Directed by Peter Jackson / Produced by Harvey Weinstein / Visual Effects by WETA Digital

June 2003

HULK

Timothy Naylor leads the task of making the Hulk photo-real. Scott C. Smith worked with the coloring of the skin on the Hulk.

Universal Pictures / Directed by Ang Lee, Motonori Sakakibara / Produced by Avi Arad, Larry J. Franco, Gale Anne Hurd, James Schamus / Visual Effects by ILM

May 2005

STAR WARS III: REVENGE OF THE SITH

Tim Naylor was a key Creature & Character Developer for several characters and digital humans in the recent Star Wars Series of films.

20th Century Fox / Directed by George Lucas / Produced by Rick McCallum / Visual Effects by ILM

July 2005

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST

Timothy Naylor served as Lead Creature Developer while Scott C. Smith worked in the role of Digital Artist at ILM as a member of the SFX team.

Walt Disney Pictures / Directed by Gore Verbinski / Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer / Visual Effects by ILM/ Additional SFX by Digital Domain

May 2007

TRANSFORMERS

Tim Naylor was a lead creature and character developers of the digital machines. Scott C. Smith served as a 2D digital artist for ILM. Additional SFX completed by Digital Domain under the leadership of John Textor. The project was nominated for an Academy Award for VFX in 2007.

DreamWorks Pictures & Paramount Pictures / Directed by Michael Bay / Produced by Don Murphy, Tom DeSanto, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Ian Bryce / Visual Effects by ILM

April 2009

THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON

Showcased the production of a computer generated digital actor so realistic that global audiences believed it to be human (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, 2009), resulting in the 2009 Academy Award of Best Visual Effects.

Warner Bros. Pictures & Paramount Pictures / Directed by David Fincher / Produced by Kathleen Kennedy / Visual FX completed by Digital Domain under the leadership of John Textor.

February 2010

TRON LEGACY

Building on the Academy Award®-winning digital human synthesis work Digital Domain pioneered on Benjamin Button, the company developed a completely computer-generated (CG) head for Clu and the system that enabled Bridges' performance drive the CG likeness of his younger self.

Walt Disney Pictures / Directed by Jospeh Kushner / Produced by Sean Bailey / Visual FX completed by Digital Domain under the leadership of John Textor.

March 2011

RANGO

Tim Naylor in the role of Character Technical Director for the title character.

Paramount Pictures / Directed by Gore Verbinski / Produced by Gore Verbinski,Graham King,John B. Carls / Visual Effects by ILM

May 2012

VIRTUAL TUPAC

Rap legend Tupac Shakur materialized on stage alongside Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre during a crowd-pleasing set at Coachella Music Festival, which also featured appearances from Eminem, 50 Cent, Wiz Khalifa and Warren G.

Visual FX completed by Digital Domain under the leadership of John Textor.

March 2013

JACK THE GIANT SLAYER

Tim Naylor created photorealism on the Giants. Project completed under the leadership of John Textor.

New Line Cinema / Directed by Mark Atkins / Produced by David Michael Latt, David Rimawi, Paul Bales / Visual Effects by Digital Domain

May 2014

VIRTUAL MICHAEL JACKSON

PULSE Evolution creates a world premiere experience featuring the late King of Pop at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards.

Visual Effects by PULSE Evolution