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  • Dave Rand, VFX artist

    Michael Curtin, Kevin Sanson

    Chapter from the book: Curtin M. & Sanson K. 2017. Voices of Labor: Creativity, Craft, and Conflict in Global Hollywood.


    Dave Rand is a visual effects artist and activist with stints at some of the most recognizable firms in the business, including Disney, Rhythm & Hues, Sony ImageWorks, and Digital Domain. His film credits include Frozen and Life of Pi, among others. Here Rand describes the precarious and mobile lifestyle of VFX artists and recounts what it was like for employees at Rhythm & Hues when the celebrated firm filed for bankruptcy in 2013.

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    Curtin M. & Sanson K. 2017. Dave Rand, VFX artist. In: Curtin M. & Sanson K, Voices of Labor. California: University of California Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/luminos.26.v

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    Published on March 3, 2017