From early animation to virtual cinematography to final shots.
A TON of cool things were shown and revealed at the Academy event.
Plus other scene-stealing background characters from the film.
A new featurette on the virtual production behind ‘The Lion King’.
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’.
The director/producer/actor shared some details about the virtual production side of ‘The Mandalorian’ at the Unreal Engine User Group at SIGGRAPH.
VFX supervisor Robert Legato breaks down how the iconic scene was filmed, virtually.
I’d give a spoiler warning, but you totally already know what happens in the movie.
‘Stampede. In the gorge. Simba’s down there!’