Conference The State of VFX VFX for Episodic
ONLINE König-Karl-Halle presented by Unreal Engine Friday, May 06, 17:00

Q&A with RISE | Visual Effects Studios


Ask speakers your questions about their online sessions live via Zoom, right after their presentations.

Sebastian Lauer, VFX Supervisor, RISE | Visual Effects Studios

Sebastian Lauer is a VFX Supervisor at RISE | Visual Effects Studios, currently working on the upcoming Black Panther 2 movie and Ms. Marvel tv series.
Prio to this role he led the CG Team at the RISE Munich Branch as a CG Supervisor to craft environments, photo-realistic assets and magical effects in film and episodic productions like Loki, The King’s Men and Dark. Before joining RISE in 2018, Sebastian served as a CG artist on projects like Game of Thrones, The Jungle Book, Batman vs Superman and The Amazing Spiderman, helping bringing iconic creatures and characters to life.

Erik Schneider, VFX Supervisor, RISE | Visual Effects Studios

Erik is a VFX Supervisor with a strong compositing background. He is currently working on the new season of Babylon Berlin where he also was the VFX supervisor on set. He worked on several Marvel projects including WandaVision (as VFX supervisor), Black Panther (as Compositing Supervisor) and Guardians of the Galaxy (as Compositor). He also worked on the two Wes Anderson movies The French Dispatch (as VFX Supervisor at Rise) and at Isle of Dogs (as lead compositor on site at the production company). He worked in the UK, Canada and Germany on shows like Oblivion, The Martian and The Jungle Book. Since 2017 he is working for Rise in Berlin.

Michael Wortmann, VFX Supervisor, RISE | Visual Effects Studios

Michael has worked in the feature film vfx industry for a long time: he started his career in Germany and studied Animation at the famous Filmakademie in Ludwigsburg. After that he moved on to work on major motion pictures in Sydney, London and Wellington. Upon his return to Germany he served as one of the Visual Effects Supervisors on Journey 2, Star Trek Into Darkness,  Game of Thrones and Good Kill. He supervised the VFX production for Atomic Blonde, worked on Black Panther and Lost In Space. Recently he has completed working on Marvels Eternals and Disney+ Series Hawkeye, currently he is supervising RISE FX's work on Shazam 2.