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    Tower Heist (2011)

    Release Date: November 1st, 2011
    Method Studios and their work on Tower Heist
    When a group of hard working guys find out they've fallen victim to a wealthy business man's Ponzi scheme, they conspire to rob his high-rise residence.


    Ben Stiller


    Matthew Broderick


    Mark Russell

    Production Visual Effects Supervisor



    Company 3 Task: digital intermediate Gravity Address: New York, United States Task: cg ferrari cg tower digital doubles previs tracking Software: boujou maya Method Studios Address: New York, United States Credits:

    Greg Liegey

    Visual Effects Supervisor
    Task: apartment composites cg buildings cg new york cg shaw apartment digital environments lidar scan matte paintings patching reflections prop enhancements tracking Software: 3d equalizer nuke
    Phosphene Address: New York, United States Task: cg deck cg pool digital environments lidar scanned matte paintings removed communications tower removed dishes set extension Software: 3ds max nuke v-ray


    Mark Russell and Tower Heist
    December 9th, 2011
    Production VFX Supervisor Mark Russell talks about the Visual Effects on Tower Heist.
    Method Studios and their work on Tower Heist
    November 25th, 2011
    Another great article by The Art of VFX, this time about the work of Greg Liegey on Tower Heist.
    View from the penthouse: Tower Heist
    November 17th, 2011
    A fxguide article about the VFX by Method Studios, Gravity and Phosphene.