This is The Optical. We’re revisiting the history of VFX films and technology through the lens of Cinefex magazine. Subscribe to the free podcast.
Cinefex Associate Editor Joe Fordham joins us to discuss the making of Steven Spielberg’s E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, we try to figure out how E.T.’s innards worked, and discuss Spielberg’s unproduced Night Skies.
If like me, you’re a fan of THOSE films, follow @opticalpodcast. It’s a great podcast, well worth a listen.
— Jamie Benning,creator of Filmumentaries
Fun podcast. Enjoyed the heck out of doing it.
— Howie Weed,long-time ILM-er
It was an honor to participate with such a classy podcast, talking about my favorite movies.
— Joe Fordham,Cinefex writer and filmmaker
Mark, your podcast is so well researched and executed. Thank you for all your excellent work.
— M. Lickley