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VFX Artist Rob Legato Discusses figuring out the creative part of a shot from “Hugo”

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Sight, Sound & Story Hugo is a 2011 3D historical adventure drama film based on Brian Selznick's novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret about a boy who lives alone in the Gare Montparnasse railway station in Paris in the 1930s. It is directed and co-produced by Martin Scorsese and adapted for the screen by John Logan. It is a co-production between Graham King's GK Films and Johnny Depp's Infinitum Nihil. The film stars Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helen McCrory, Ray Winstone, Emily Mortimer, Jude Law, and Christopher Lee. Paramount Pictures (2011) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugo_%28film%29 Robert Legato is a visual effects supervisor, second unit director and second unit director of photography. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards and has won two. His first win was for his visual effects work on Titanic. His second was for his work on Hugo. In 1996, he won the BAFTA award for Best Achievement in Special Effects for Apollo 13, for which he also garnered his first Academy Award nomination. Prior to his work in film, he was a Visual Effects Supervisor for Star Trek: The Next Generation from 1987 to 1992, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine in 1993. His work on the Star Trek franchise earned him three Emmy nominations and two wins. Rob Legato is a member of Directors Guild of America (DGA), American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and the Visual Effects Society (VES). Legato is known for his work on Avatar (2009), Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) and Apollo 13 (1995). http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0499215/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm Sight Sound and Story is an annual event presented by Manhattan Edit Workshop that brings audiences "behind the scenes" with legends of visual storytelling. Each year the one day summit brings together a collection of diverse and intriguing high-profile speaker series to discuss the evolving world of post-production. Panels topics include the art and processes of editing film & television, exploring ground-breaking interactive media, experiencing the magic of feature sound design, taking a look at the vital roles of the VFX artist, and deconstructing key scenes from fiction and documentary favorites Like us on Facebook at Sight, Sound & Story: https://www.facebook.com/InsideCuttingRoom?ref=bookmarks Follow us on Twitter: @SightSndStory / https://twitter.com/SightSndStory www.sightsoundandstory.com Manhattan Edit Workshop is a New York Film Editing School offering a full range of basic to advanced manufacturer certified training courses, from the Avid, Autodesk, Assimilate and Apple products to the complete suite of Adobe applications. More information about Manhattan Edit Workshop and the classes offered visit: http://www.mewshop.com/ Follow us on Twitter: @MEWshop / https://twitter.com/mewshop Like us on Facebook Manhattan Edit Workshop: https://www.facebook.com/ManhattanEditWorkshop Friend us Manhattan Edit: https://www.facebook.com/mewshop Sponsored By: HP and Intel