Rob Powers, Supervisor and Creator of the Virtual Art Department on Avatar. Rob is a pioneer in the creation of virtual environments for filming movies such as James Cameron's Avatar and Aliens of the Deep. He also recently worked with Steven Spielberg. Rob is a graduate of USC Film School who took his filmmaking and art skills to a new level with 3D Modeling and computer generated images. Rob talks about how computer generated graphics are evolving and our ability, as filmmakers, to interact with and develop these creations is changing for the better. He also talks about working with the company NewTek, to help evolve their products. Listener Ben Gurvich, visiting from Australia, sits in on the interview.