Rebecca Keegan, the author of a biography on James Cameron, The Futurist, and also a Variety and Time magazine correspondent, writes a mainstream media article that’s thin on any new substance but covers the main ideas behind the VFX Fairness debate for Time Magazine. Read the whole piece here.
“Fundamentally, visual effects is a crappy business,” James Cameron told me … “You don’t make much of a margin. A good year for us was 5%. Sure, we were doing huge volume but at a low margin.”
Also listen to a podcast of an interview Rebecca Keegan on her James Cameron biography with Lee Stranahan here. VFX issues start around the 13 minute mark.