Goldman, Michael
May 2005
Millimeter;May2005, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p9
Trade Publication
Reports on the work of Mike Schmitt, visual effects supervisor at Giant Killer Robots for the motion picture "Son of the Mask" in San Francisco, California. Technical challenges in the innovation of the tornado effect; Techniques used in the animated part of the film.


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