The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Director: Peter Jackson
Company:  Weta Digital (Wellington, NZ)
Software: Maya, RenderMan, Shake

Responsibilities for this project included:

  • Working with Massive software to create the “brain” the drove the various crowd assets.
  • The majority of the project was spent on the crowd agents for the horse, rider, and Mumakil assets.
  • Helped with clean-up of mocap data.
  • Setup crowd assets to incorporate the mocap data into their movement mapping.