VFX Notes: Inside the ‘Doctor Strange’ NYC mirror dimension

Plus a look at those Hong Kong reverse shots.

In part 3 of our Doctor Strange VFX Notes series, Hugo Guerra from Hugo’s Desk and Ian Failes from befores & afters delve into ILM’s incredible work on the NYC mirror dimension scenes and Hong Kong reverse shots.

Be sure to check out part 1 and part 2, also.

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00:00 – sponsors
00:55 – the start of the podcast
02:58 – Doctor Strange: NY mirror dimension
06:50 – references and the ‘strange cam’
11:27 – shoutout to the comp and CG teams
20:10 – The Hong Kong Finale
30:36 – Luma Pictures end sequence
35:10 – members and patreons credits


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