Representing FreeStyleGames, Mike was recently featured in an in-depth Guitar Hero | FXGuide Interview with Ian Failes. They discuss the production of Guitar Hero Live and the epic collaboration between the teams at FSG, Pulse Films, VFX Co and Framestore.
Alongside Pedro & Alan from the Oscar-winning Framestore the guys give their overview of the thought processes, production tricks and techniques that went into creating Guitar Hero Live.
There’s plenty of insight into the many creative and technical issues that needed solving. Some of the methods we used in production are described, and the experience of FreeStyleGames collaborating with Framestore to complete the epic VFX of the Live film sets.
Read about motion control rigs, shooting crowds against greenscreen, pre-vis, crowd simulation, 3D asset generation and more. The article gives you a great insight to the process.