New course at fxphd

January 2018

Eran is proud to present his latest course at fxphd: SpeedTree Techniques for Visual Effects (SPT201)

New VFX reel for The Greatest Showman

January 2018

New VFX reel for Wonder Wheel

January 2018

July 2014

The 2014 July term at fxphd features a new course taught by Eran Dinur, Advanced Nuke and Digital Environments (nuk309). This 300 level course offers students the opportunity to work through 3 challenging shots  – using (in addtition to Nuke) Maya, Arnold, SpeedTree and Hiero. Eran is truly excited to teach this course, his fifth at fxphd. 

 

Watch the fxphd July term intro video

 

See the course description

 

Watch a class sample

Eran joins the SVA faculty

September 2013

Eran is excited to join the faculty at the prestigious School of Visual Arts in New York. In his production skills course for the VFX senior class, Eran will focus on compositing, matte painting, and guiding the students in their senior thesis project.

Presentations at Mundos Digitales

July 2013

This year Eran gave two presentations at Mundos Digitales, the international event for VFX, animation videogames and arch-viz in Spain. In the first presentation, he focused on creating quality VFX on low budgets by discussing Brainstorm’s work on Boardwalk Empire and The Men Who Built America. The second presentation focused on creating highly detailed 3D plants and trees using SpeedTree.

Compositing workshop in Sweden

March 2013

Stiller studios have a beautiful facility in Stockholm, Sweden, with a fantastic motion control rig and a very smart CG pipeline support. They invited Eran to give a four-day compositing workshop. It was a truly memorable visit. 

Podcast interview with Eran on fxguide

January 2013

Following Brainstorm’s VES nomination, Mike Seymour of fxguide talked to Eran about visual effects for television, his work as a VFX supervisor at Brainstorm Digital, Vue and more. 

 

Listen to the podcast

Visual Effects Society Award nomination

January 2013

Glenn Allen, Eran Dinur, Matthew Conner and Dave Reynolds of Brainstorm Digital were nominated for Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Broadcast Program for the History Channel’s The Men Who Built America.

September 2012

What an exciting evening! Boardwalk Empire won the Emmy for Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role. Eran shares the award with Dave Taritero, Robert Stromberg, Richard Friedlander, David W. Reynolds, Matthew Conner, Austin Meyers, Jonathan Dorfman and Steve Kirshoff. Congratulations to all, it is truly a fantastic achievement!

Fxphd interview at NAB

May 2012

John Montgomery of fxphd met Eran at the NAB show for a short conversation about teaching, VFX, Vue and career paths.

 

Watch the interview

 

Brief magazine interviews Richard Friedlander and Eran Dinur

May 2012

Brief, the international journal of media, marketing, promotion and design features an article on the visual effects in HBO’s Boardwalk Empire.

 

You can read the article here

Live Nuke presentations at the Foundry's NAB booth

April 2012

Leading VFX software company, The Foundry, held a series of demonstrations at their NAB 2012 booth in Las Vegas. Eran gave several presentations, showcasing the work of Brainstorm Digital on the second season of Boardwalk Empire. In particular, Eran focused on the Harrow face sequence, demonstrating how the Brainstorm team used Nuke for compositing these tricky shots.

 

Eran receives Two VES Awards

February 2012

A great evening at the Visual Effects Society awards event!  Two awards for Eran and his teammates: “Outstanding Compositing in a Broadcast Program or Commercial” and “Outstanding Models in a Broadcast Program or Commercial”, both for HBO's Boardwalk Empire. 

 

Great achievement for the entire team and congrats to fellow winners David Reynolds, Austin Meyers, Matthew Conner, Szymon Weglarski and Anton Dawson.

 

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