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Marcelo and Tiago from Union talk collaboration between compositing and FX on For All Mankind

Marcelo Sousa, FX TD and Tiago Faria, Senior/Lead Compositor at Union took part in the Escape Studios online virtual series this year with a talk about the relationship between FX and compositing during their work on For All Mankind for Apple TV+.

Challenged with launching a Sea Dragon rocket from underneath the ocean required numerous simulations and a very collaborative relationship between compositing and FX bouncing ideas off each other to solve problems and overcome technical obstacles. 

In their talk, they demonstrate how working as a close-knit team ensured they could focus on pushing the shot creatively while limiting the technical hurdles.

Watch the talk below.

Read more about our work on the job here.