January 20, 2023
The short film “Fathead,” produced by the Entertainment Technology Center@USC and shot at the new Amazon Stage in Culver City as an experiment in virtual production and collaborative, cloud-based workflows, has been nominated for a 54th NAACP Image Award in the Outstanding Short Film (Live Action) category. The Image Awards celebrate outstanding achievements and performances in the arts from an African American point of view, and recognize those who promote social justice through their creative pursuits. This year’s awards will air live on February 25 at 8:00 p.m. on BET and various ViacomCBS networks. “Fathead” was directed by c. Craig Patterson and produced by Erik Weaver, ETC’s director of adaptive production.
‘Fathead’ Case Study: HPA Analyzes Color Grading in Cloud, ETCentric, 6/21/22
‘Fathead’ Team Explores Virtual Production During NAB Panel, ETCentric, 5/26/22
ETC Pushes Boundaries of Virtual Production with ‘Fathead’, ETCentric, 3/2/22
vETC to Discuss Virtual Production During SIGGRAPH, ETCentric, 8/4/22