Kirill Smolskiy joined Madagascar 3 lighting team in October 2011 as a Lighting Technical Assistant. He worked close with lead lighters helping set up sequences for lighters. Along with assisting lighters and lead lighters Kirill was also lighting shots for the movie.
Kirill worked on the movie for 7 months.
Kirill's work highlights:
Technical fixes and trouble shooting of problematic shots
Optimizing heavy shots for rendering
Lighting, rendering and compositing of shots in various lighting scenarios
Approved several shots on first showing.
Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still trying to get back to the Big Apple and their beloved Central Park zoo, but first they need to find the penguins. When they travel to Monte Carlo, they attract the attention of Animal Control after gate crashing a party and are joined by the penguins, King Julian and Co., and the monkeys. How do a lion, zebra, hippo, giraffe, four penguins, two monkeys, three lemurs travel through Europe without attracting attention and get back to New York? They join a traveling circus. Their attempts to get back to New York are consistently hampered by the Captain of Animal Control who wants to make Alex part of her collection.