The actors playing winged characters also practiced with stand-in backpacks that sprouted foam wings.
A new featurette on the virtual production behind ‘The Lion King’.
Check out these MPC scenes from the film and commentary on the compositing challenges behind the work.
Something was very different about the environments in the photo-real animated film.
How MPC modeled, groomed, simulated and styled Pumbaa’s CG hair and fur for ‘The Lion King’.
VFX supervisor Robert Legato breaks down how the iconic scene was filmed, virtually.
ILM, MPC and Cubic Motion will be diving into their CG human and character workflows.
How MPC delivered this intense lightning moment in ‘Dark Phoenix’.
‘King of the Monsters’ VFX supe Guillaume Rocheron on orchestrating this Godzilla vs. Ghidorah clash.
Facial capture and the actor’s awesome asymmetrical expressions helped the VFX team find the character.
One of those reasons: the crazy cute fur ball stand-ins.