Steven Messing is a world-beating visual effects art director who has worked on Boardwalk Empire, Godzilla, Exodus, Star Trek, Prometheus, Alice in Wonderland, Life of Pi, and Avatar to name just a few.

Check out this video from our friends at Cineversity, in which Steven offers an inspirational overview of his work in concept art, set design, digital mattes and environments for motion pictures and television. He also talks about how the realtime workflow of Octane in Cinema 4D speeds up the design process, demonstrating Octane Daylight, HDRI lighting and displacement.