Author: Rick Baumgartner

Rick Baumgartner

Rick Baumgartner is a postproduction specialist and supervisor based in Los Angeles. Rick’s credits include visual effects and 3D post work on films and TV shows such as 300, Monster House, U2 3D, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and many more.

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Inputs & Outputs of the Geometry Workflow


The primary inputs to the geometry workflow are: Imagery Metadata Geometry Review Reports The primary outputs from the geometry workflow are: Geometry Workflow Masters Geometry Decision Lists Dailies/Footage Dailies consist of imagery and metadata from production. This is relevant if you are in postproduction while production (principal photography) is still happening or if you are…

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Core Conditions for 3D


3D postproduction maintains time and space relationships between two 2D representations from the instant of image capture to the final display of the imagery to the viewer or audience. 2D motion imagery requires certain core conditions to tell a convincing visual story. These conditions include spatial factors such as framing or post moves as well…

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