In this lecture Finnian MacManus will show the environment design process from start to finish- showing prepared sketches and idea generation, and then how to make informed design decisions when taking one of those pieces to a further stage.
Finnian MacManus is a Concept artist and designer from Chicago, Illinois. He currently lives in Los Angeles and works for 20th Century Fox. Architecture, history, science fiction and natural landscapes are all a big source of inspiration to his work; which intends to capture vast and culturally rich environments. He specializes in environment design, props and keyframes for videogames and film. Past projects have included films such as the Avatar Sequels, The Lion King, Star Wars: Rogue One, and Pacific Rim 2.