Monday, April 16, 2012

Wired Video Shows How Neville Page Crafts Creatures

Monday, April 16, 2012 - by Maurice Mitchell 2

N is for Neville Page
Here's a brief interview with one of my favorite creature designers Neville Page (Avatar, Watchmen, Super 8). He designed helmets for Tron: Legacy, rectum based creatures for Star Trek and the mysterious creature for Cloverfield.

My background, quite frankly, is more Tron than it is creature,” Page says in this Wired.com video interview, conducted during Comic-Con International last month. “The process of invention of a helmet or a creature — it’s the same stuff, it’s just different subject matter, really.”

From those films to Avatar and Watchmen, Page’s portfolio is packed with some of the most memorable imagery to come out of Hollywood in recent years.

In the interview, Page talks about his work on Abrams’ upcoming Super 8, which he likens to sculpting a creature from the raw marble of creativity in the director’s mind, and also spills the beans on his reluctant attempt to get James Cameron to make an appearance in Pirahna 3D.


You can find out more about Neville Page at his website http://www.nevillepage.com

Via Wired
 
What do you think of his work and style?





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2 comments:

  1. ...doing a little thing called Avatar, hehe. Nevilles modesty is touching. 

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  2. He definitely created some cool stuff. Thought Cloverfield was pretty dumb, but the monster was awesome and creepy. 

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