Steven Knipping


About Me

VFX Artist
United States

Applied Houdini is a production quality oriented series created by Steven Knipping, currently a Senior Rigid Body Destruction / FX Technical Director at Lucasfilm's Industrial Light & Magic: Avengers: Infinity War, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Benefit from production proven workflows while also getting an in depth explanation of why things works they way they do. Best of all - each video is crammed with actual information and footnotes instead of gratuitous talking and dead space!


My Talks

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Boolean or Not Boolean: Fun with Fracturing
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WOOD: Five Elements of VFX


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Project Titan Train Destruction FX
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Applied Houdini | Rigids III v2.0 | Vehicle Deformation
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Volumes V v2.0 | Explosions
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Volumes VI | Controlling Magic
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Volumes IV v2.0 | Volume Interaction
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Rigids II v2.0 | Structure Destruction