Professional Spotlight: Hal Hickel

Interviews with Hal Hickel, ILM Animation Director on Rango, at SIGGRAPH 2011.

Professional Spotlight: Hal Hickel at SIGGRAPH 2011 Part 1

Hal, Animation Director at ILM, talks about their first fully animated feature film, Gore Verbinski's Rango. Part 1 of 2.

Professional Spotlight: Hal Hickel at SIGGRAPH 2011 Part 2

Hal, Animation Director at ILM, talks about the immense pressure at the studio to make Rango a success and not bring everyone down with it, as well as the career path that led him from Will Vinton Studios to Pixar to ILM. Part 2 of 2.