Most people won’t know the name Robert Legato… I didn’t before seeing this video. However most will know of movies he has worked on and won awards for including Titanic, Apollo 13, and Hugo. In a talk at TedGlobal 2012, Legato discusses his work and gives some insight into visual effects. Check out the video and his favorite visual filsm after the jump.
Currently Legato is working on The Wolf of Wall Street directed by Martin Scorsese. Legato lists his top five visual films and discusses the beauty, simplicity and art of their visuals.
Check out Ted.com for his comments on each film. Here are his top five
- 2001: A Space Odyssey
- The Godfather
- Close Encounters of the Third Kind
- Blade Runner
- Forrest Gump