Peter Kuran began his career in 1976 working as an animator on the original Star Wars movie. He introduced the concept of adding animated shadows and interactive light to objects to make them appear more dynamic.
Since then, Peter and his studio, VCE, have worked on more than 250 theatrical motion pictures, including both Addams Family films and all three RoboCop features. In 2003, Peter won an Academy Award in the scientific and technical achievement category for his RCI color restoration process.
As a filmmaker, Peter has produced five documentaries on the history of atomic weapons and testing. He produced and directed the award-winning film Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie, and has since produced Atomic Filmmakers, Atomic Journeys, Nukes in Space , and Nuclear Rescue 911.
Goes behind the scenes to explore the processes of the popular blue and green screen film technique.
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