In this episode Merijn Schilte – SFX engineer.
We met between shoots in Milan, slightly tired, but it was great to hear how tabletop SFX was starting to take shape until now.
He started in the theatre in 1997 when no one knew special effects for food. He invented rigs, but there were no directions on how to show food in an interesting way, differently, with effects.
A great field of improvisation where throwing, smashing, and making mistakes was the only way to perfection in tabletop shots. Enjoy.
And link to my column on Director’y Hub: