TEDGlobal 2012 Robert Legato

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TEDGlobal 2012 Robert Legato by Mind Map: TEDGlobal 2012 Robert Legato

1. when your brain feels something it's real

1.1. You actually think it's real

1.2. Robert Legato showed you what you wanted to see

1.3. Tracking

1.3.1. Tracking where people were looking

1.3.2. Could influence what people were looking at

1.4. Trickery in movies

1.4.1. A train needed to move in a scene

1.4.2. but there was nog space in the set

1.4.3. so they had the floor move to simulate the effect

1.4.4. Invented prob. in 1910 by Sergey Eisenstein

2. What

2.1. Robert Legato creates surprising and creative visual illusions for movies.

3. How our brains work

3.1. alters our perception of things

3.2. Saturn 5 footage test

3.2.1. showed stock footage of actual launch

3.2.2. Their description about it changed before and after viewing

3.2.3. Apollo 13 (movie)

3.2.3.1. showed a sequince as test audience described it

3.2.4. How'd it change?

3.3. People react to a falsehood

3.3.1. launch footage of apollo 13 was all

3.3.1.1. fire extinguishers

3.3.1.2. wax

3.3.1.3. etc.

3.4. Hired astronaut for consultation

3.4.1. for validation

3.4.2. Saw movie footage

3.4.2.1. reaction: "That's wrong"

3.4.2.1.1. You'd never design a rocket like that

3.4.2.1.2. But, but.. I'm recreating a magic moment..

3.4.3. Saw actual launch footage

3.4.3.1. Reaction: "That's wrong too"

3.4.4. Buzz alldrin reaction on movie footage

3.4.4.1. In what vault did you find this footage?

3.5. James Cameron and Titanic

3.5.1. Photographed actual shipwreck

3.5.1.1. But could not capture it whole

3.5.2. Robert wanted to see it in all it's glory

3.5.3. Titanic Behind te scenes

4. Who

4.1. Robert Legato

4.2. Visual Effects Guru

4.3. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0499215/

5. Analyze a scene in what does it feel to be like a gangster

5.1. had the camera move with him

5.2. to let it feel like it was his vision

5.3. Told a friend this was my best scene!

5.3.1. Friends answer: well nobodies gonna know you did it..