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VFX

HIGHLY SKILLED VFX ARTISTS AND TECHNICIANS.

CUTTING EDGE LIDAR TECHNOLOGY.

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OUR SERVICES

  • VFX Supervision

  • Lidar Scanning

  • Drone Lidar Scanning

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OUR GEAR

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ZENMUSE L1

A HIGH PRECISION SURVEYING DRONE

  • Lidar Scanning

  • 20 Megapixels

  • Photo size: 4864x3648 (4:3); 5472x3648 (3:2)

  • Focal Length: 24mm Equivalent

  • Ranging Accuracy: 3cm @ 100m

  • Detection Range:

    • 450m @ 80% reflectivity, 0 klx​

    • 190m @ 10% reflectivity, 100 klx

  • Point Rate

    • Single return: 240,000 pts/s​

    • Multiple return: 480,000 pts/s

  • System Accuracy

    • Horizontal: 10cm @ 50m​

    • Vertical 5cm @ 50m

OUR CREW

KAI BOVAIRD- VFX SUPERVISOR

Steven Kai Bovaird (Kai) has been in the visual effects industry for 21 years. Traditionally trained in Animation and Visual Effects at the Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA. His first stints in the “business” were in 1999 at the critically acclaimed Digital Domain, then moved on to Cinesite, Rhythm & Hues, Animal Logic (Sydney, Australia), Prologue, Motion Theory, and finally Mind-Over-eye, before retiring home to be based on Oahu, Hawaii.

 

His primary function is that of Visual Effects Supervisor. Kai has supervised the Visual Effects of Episodic Television Shows such as LOST (season 2) and Deadliest Warrior. Previously he worked as a Digital Artist on movies such as Matrix Reloaded, Rat Race, and Scooby Doo. He also contributed to feature films as an Visual Effects Data Wrangler for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Godzilla, San Andreas, and Midway. His past positions include Project Management (Digital Division) at Anthology Marketing Group, Account Manager at MVNP, and Director of Feature Animation at Cause & FX Pictures. Kai has built post production pipelines for 3 studios, that included a multi-coast collaborative team design.


Presently, Kai is producing an Animated Feature Film set to enter the 2022 festival circuit. 

And finally, he has been fortunate to have created some award winning visual effects for the music videos of Panic! At The Disco: That Green Gentleman, Mudvayne: Happy?, Janet Jackson: Doesn’t Really Matter, and Directed the Animated Commercials that led to one such project winning the coveted Travel Weekly: Gold Magellan Award: The ActivityRez Ecosystem!.
 

Kai has roots on the Island of Oahu, lives with his Wife, and 3 Children. His passions include Travel, Surfing, Sailing, Protecting the Environment, Technology Innovation, Invention, Animation, and Directing.

Eric Sterman is a professional drone pilot in Hawaii who has been working in the film industry since 2012. He is accredited for his distinct and proficient work using Unmanned Aerial Systems to capture cinematic imagery in both the art of photography and videography. Using top industry equipment with a team of accomplished filmmakers has brought him to work with clients like Sony, WSL, GAP, Coca Cola, and RedBull to name a few. Eric has filmed for numerous documentaries, music videos, and commercials as a "camera movement specialist" which includes pro aerial cinematography, gimbal operating, car mounting and other movement techniques.

- ERIC STERMAN -

DRONE PILOT

Cinematographer and camera aficionado, Kevin, has worked in the camera department on features such as Marvel: Inhumans, Kong: Skull Island, and countless tv shows, commercials and documentaries including Apple, Nike, National Geographic, Hawaiian Airlines, Coca-Cola, Time Warner, and others. Kevin started his career building large RC helicopters and drones for cinema use throughout the Caribbean. Kevin has since made Hawaii his home. Extensive travel since early childhood has made him naturally inquisitive, finding inspiration throughout the unfamiliar and fueling his curiosity.

- KEVIN SAWICKI -

DRONE COORDINATOR / CAMERA OPERATOR

SIGHT & SOUND PRODUCTIONS
NA LAMA KUKUI BUILDING
560 NORTH NIMITZ HIGHWAY
SUITE #221
HONOLULU, HI, 96817

MAIN OFFICE: SUITE #221
CAMERA PREP ROOM: SUITE #217B
GRIP & LIGHTING WAREHOUSE: #125B

OPEN MONDAY TO FRIDAY

9:00AM TO 4:30PM

(OR BY APPOINTMENT)

PHONE

(808)599-7600

EMAIL

ALOHA@SIGHTANDSOUNDHAWAII.COM

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