Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

In "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2," Sylvan's role as a Sequence Supervisor at Base Black was notably highlighted during the Bellatrix death sequence. This particular scene presented a unique challenge when the decision was made late in the project to change Bellatrix's death scene, necessitating quick adaptation and creativity.

Tasked with exploring different options, Sylvan undertook the process of matte painting various spells and their effects. This creative exercise required not only artistic skill but also a deep understanding of the narrative and visual language of the Harry Potter universe. After submitting these options to the director, one was selected, and Sylvan moved forward to bring this vision to life.

Sylvan's responsibilities expanded to creating all the sculpting, rigging, animation, and effects necessary to realize the chosen spell. His work was instrumental in crafting the final moments of Bellatrix's character in the film, a task that combined technical expertise with storytelling finesse.