space battles, planetary destruction, a re-programmed imperial droid, the death star and digital humans are just some of the digital effects seen on rouge one: a star wars story. created by visual effects team industrial light and magic, the movie featured over 1750 shots made by hundred of artists, scientists and engineers around the world. now, the computer animation experts have released a video that takes you into a behind-the-scenes look.

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this is not the first time that industrial light and magic has released a video showcasing how they work out the magic that we see. earlier this year they unveiled the visual effects work behind the destruction of kesha and the battle on the beaches of scarif in the same movie. with this second itineration, they are giving us a generalized look, not only into some specific scenes, but into the many different types of animations the had to do to create finalize the movie.

industrial light and magic behind the scenes rouge one a star wars story designboom

industrial light and magic behind the scenes rouge one a star wars story designboom

industrial light and magic behind the scenes rouge one a star wars story designboom

industrial light and magic behind the scenes rouge one a star wars story designboom

 

 

 

  • In 50 years time (I’ll be half-robot by then) I’m going to show my great, great grandchildren this, the Jurassic Park stuff, and original Star Wars stuff just to show them how smart folks were back in the 70’s onwards.
    By then they’ll take everything for granted and won’t understand the effort put in to create real CGI wizardry.

    mackenzie collins says:

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