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Making Magic: Behind The Scenes Of This Year's Oscar-Nominated Visual Effects
Watch videos that take a closer look at the 2013 Oscar Visual Effect nominees

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Prometheus

Nominees: Richard Stammers, Trevor Wood, Charley Henley and Martin Hill

Hammerpedes don’t grow on trees – although they’re probably figuring how to accomplish that right now – and those intergalactic nasties required the best of MPC’s effects wizardry to make it from Ridley Scott’s notepad to Rafe Spall’s gob. “Ridley would sketch a shot on paper and we would then go and animate it into 3D”, VFX supervisor Charley Henley told The Art Of VFX,” and then review that in Maya and tweak the layout and animation. During production there was also a great deal of on-set collaboration in Jordan and Iceland, and during post-production Ridley would regularly come to MPC’s offices in London to review work.”

 
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Life of Pi will win, no doubt in my mind More

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I Think ILM should win an Oscar just for that VFX breakdown. That was excellent and creative! Obviously it'll go to The Hobbit though. And rightly so. More

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