July 12, 2017

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with Zoe Cranley & Brian Connor, Double Negative
July 12, 2017

The box office has made its ruling, and the verdict is clear. You can’t keep a wonderful woman down. Not only is Wonder Woman breaking box office records, but it’s a runaway success with moviegoers and critics alike. Yes, that “Amazing Amazon,” the “Spirit of Truth,” the “Goddess of Love and War,” our beloved Wonder Woman is lassoing the affections of audiences worldwide.

But Wonder Woman has broken ground in more ways than fans realize. With supervisor roles in the VFX industry dominated by men, Wonder Woman truly is a symbol of female power. The first big female-led superhero movie in years, and the first helmed by a female director, Patty Jenkins, Wonder Woman is inspiring our perceptions of womanhood and power. As well, it has allowed the wonderful women of VFX to showcase their skills with the very personification of women’s empowerment.

Please join us as CG Supervisor Zoe Cranley and 2D Supervisor Brian Connor discuss the creative and technical challenges behind Double Negative’s work on Wonder Woman.

Wednesday - July 12, 7:30 PM
moderator: with Brian Connor & Zoe Cranley

Roundhouse Community Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews (@ Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, Canada

CG Supervisor Zoe Cranley and 2D Supervisor Brian Connor discuss the creative and technical challenges behind Double Negative’s CG and 2D work on Wonder Woman.


Brian Connor
2D Supervisor // Double Negative

BrianBrian Connor is Compositing Supervisor at Double Negative Vancouver. Brian has over 20 years experience working in the VFX industry on films including Pearl Harbor, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Van Helsing, Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, Iron Man, Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Brian joined Double Negative in 2015 as Compositor on Insurgent. His first role as Compositing Supervisor was for 2013’s Ender’s Game and he has subsequently gone on to work as Compositing Supervisor on the likes of Captain America: The Winter Soldier and the Huntsman: Winter’s War. Brian has recently completed work as Compositing Supervisor on Wonder Woman.

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Zoe Cranley
Head of Build // DNEG
(Wonder Woman, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Godzilla, Hunger Games: Catching Fire)

ZoeZoe Cranley joined DNEG after graduating in 2005. Originally based in London, she progressed through roles as Matchmove Artist, Generalist TD, Lighting TD, Lighting Lead and CG Sequence Supervisor working on the likes of Harry Potter: The Order of the Phoenix, The Dark Knight, Sherlock Holmes, and John Carter. In early 2012, Zoe moved over to DNEG Singapore, as CG Sequence Supervisor before moving on to become CG Supervisor on the likes of Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Muppets Most Wanted, and Godzilla.

In 2015, Zoe took on the challenge of heading to British Columbia to help set up DNEG Vancouver. She worked as CG Supervisor on Alice Through the Looking Glass and Wonder Woman. Since March 2017, Zoe has taken on the Head of Build Department role at DNEG. She is also on the leadership committee of SPARK CG Society and Vancouver ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter.

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