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Guest:David Dozoretz/Previs Super/X-Men/Mission: Impossible

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David Dozoretz's career started at age 20 in the Art Department of George Lucas' famed Industrial Light & Magic. There, he contributed to the visual effects magic on such films as "Jurassic Park", "Forrest Gump", the "Star Wars Special Editions" and many more. Working with ILM visual effects supervisor and Photoshop creator John Knoll, David created the industry's first digital pre-visualization for "Mission: Impossible". Five years later, he was the first digital artist to be hired by Lucas for his highly anticipated "Star Wars" Prequels. David spent seven years working at Lucas' Skywalker Ranch, creating the pre-visualization pipeline and eventually managing the film's Art Department. He then created Persistence of Vision Digital Entertainment (POV), a company providing Hollywood with the pre-visualization techniques he had developed. Credits:"Titan A.E.", "Moulin Rouge", "Behind Enemy Lines", "X-Men 3", "Mission: Impossible 3", and JJ Abrams' "Star Trek". He also contributed to the world's first live action digital stereoscopic movie, "Journey to the Center of the Earth", a project on which David also served as 2nd Unit Director. Dozoretz has lectured around the world, including UCLA and USC Film Schools, the Gnomon School of Visual Effects, the Australian Film, Television, and Radio School, India's Toonz Animation Academy, and Tokyo's Digital Hollywood Institute. Articles with Dozoretz have appeared in Time, Wired, Premiere, USA Today, The Hollywood Reporter, American Cinematographer and Cinefex. He is a member of the Director's Guild of America, the Visual Effects Society and a founder member of the Previsualization Society. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com Link: www.123FilmEasy.com. Follow us on Twitter @123Film