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Meet The Artist: Meetal Gokul

Behind the Title….

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Dark rooms, polorized glasses and making 3D visions a reality

NAME: Meetal Gokul

COMPANY: Park Road Post Production (www.parkroadpost.co.nz) in Wellington, New Zealand

CAN YOU DESCRIBE YOUR COMPANY:

Park Road Post Production is a post production facility located five minutes from Stone Street Studios. Park Road was established as a one-stop shop and offers all post services for a feature from digital rushes, stereoscopic alignment, digital intermediate, Foley, ADR and sound mixing through to the final completion of all film and digital deliverables for distribution.

JOB TITLE:

Senior stereographer

WHAT DOES THAT ENTAIL? 

To ensure the effective and efficient management of client projects within Park Road’s Picture Department, with emphasis on stereoscopic 3D post production. I ensure creation of workflow for each project as required. It also involves interpreting clients’ needs, and helping create their vision, with a priority on quality and meeting deadlines. Ensuring the stereo toolset allows Park Road to meet clients’ technical and creative requirements. I also manage the stereo team at Park Road Post Production.

WHAT WOULD SURPRISE PEOPLE THE MOST ABOUT WHAT FALLS UNDER THAT TITLE?  

I spend a lot of my day in a darkened theatre wearing polarized sunglasses.

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB? 

Working with directors, making their stereo 3D vision a reality.

DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE PART OF THE DAY? 

Beer o’clock, lunch time, sign-offs from directors.

IF YOU DIDN’T HAVE THIS JOB, WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU’D BE DOING? 

Automotive designer for Lamborghini, no wait, that’s my dream job… I wish! No, really it would be working in post production, as a digital colorist.

CAN YOU MENTION SOME RECENT PROJECTS? 

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 3D, Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away 3D, The Adventures of Tintin 3D, China Revealed 3D and West of Memphis.

NAME THREE PIECES OF TECHNOLOGY YOU CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT.

The iPhone, because it is a core part of life now. Mistika, because it is the best stereoscopic post production tool.  3DTV, so I can see my glorious work… and other people’s wonderful work.

 


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